News - TrackTreads Undercarriage, GET & Dump Body Inspections

Release Notes 6.5

Along with bug fixes and small enhancements the 6.5 version has 3 major pieces; SSL security – Security has always been a priority and with this version we have moved all TrackTreads systems to use HTTPS. This means all data transfer is encrypted for added privacy and security. Google has been moving forward with their …

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"Cost per hour of operating undercarriage does not equal that of an engine"

Continuing Operations under Covid-19 lock-down

Are you trying to manage your continuing operations under the Covid-19 lock-down? Have you considered the potential impact of supply chain disruptions on the operation of your fleet? Could part of your fleet end up being parked due to lack of parts? How long will this continue? Many of these questions cannot currently be answered …

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"Cost per hour of operating undercarriage does not equal that of an engine"

Undercarriage Bush Turns can save money

Managing Undercarriage Bush Turns to save money requires skill, inspection data and systems to accumulate the data. Under Covid-19 conditions, many companies operating tracked fleets may need to manage this in-house, since supplier inspectors are not currently able to visit the machines. Technology can now provide solutions to this challenge. Looking at Bush wear, the …

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Release Notes 6.4

BIG NEWS You can now fully setup machines in the Mobile App and have them instantly synced to the cloud if you have an internet connection. You can fully configure the components and get wear percentages instantly on new machines. You can even setup new jobsites directly from the Mobile App. This release also includes …

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Release Notes 6.3

Undercarriage Enhancements This release includes a bug fix for creating new machines on the mobile app. It also includes additional graphs and inspection history on the Equipment Details Screen Our commitment to providing the best systems we can depends on you. We are here help you get the most out of the TrackTreads system so …

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"Cost per hour of operating undercarriage does not equal that of an engine"

At up to 3 times the cost of the engine, are you giving your undercarriage the attention it deserves?

Every earth moving operator will faithfully ensure Oil Samples are taken to determine the internal health of the engine, transmission etc. It is normally part of the warranty requirement on the machine or those components. Every Oil sample analysis report is examined carefully for any signs of potential failure to ensure that the component (example …

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Release Notes 6.2

Undercarriage Enhancements Rope Shovel reports have been a big focus of this release including the addition of multiple Crawler Frame Guides. We are continuously improving language handling and your custom reports are now available in the language of your choice. Component images are now more customisable so they more accurately reflect the family and model …

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The Importance of setting “Target Life”for Undercarriage Components

Undercarriage systems are made up of multiple components. Each component has its own distinct life span.  The challenge is to ensure the entire set of components achieves the greatest possible life, (The “Target Life”), for the system as a whole. This will depend on the weakest component. The individual components cannot be replaced individually when …

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Digitization of Inspection Management and the benefits it brings

Digitization is the process of converting a manual process into a digital format. There can be many reasons why this is done not least the following:- Increase the accuracy of data collection Increase the volume of data collection such as images, comments and calculated results from readings. In some cases, the history can be available …

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Avoid Spending Big on Bogies by Inspecting the Bogie Hardware as part of the Undercarriage Inspection

Major Bogies carry the load of the machine on the rails (Links) and any miss-alignment, wear or damage can create large costs. Identifying problems on bogie components before they fail can reduce this cost significantly. Regular inspection should be completed, and what better way than to include it within the undercarriage inspection. Inspection points to …

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