News - TrackTreads Undercarriage, GET & Dump Body Inspections

Cracks in Equipment Chassis can become Catastrophic Failures

Regular scheduled inspections should enable Cracks to be (a)Identified, (b) measured, with limits set for maximum length and then (c) scheduled for repair by a specified date depending on the propagation rate and maximum allowable length. Images and comments help to make the task of creating work orders with specific instructions for the service Technician …

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Comparing Performance between different manufactured components

Undercarriage components are high wear and large replacement cost items. Succeeding in this market means proving the performance of the product. This is where it often gets twisted since to provide a true comparison of performance; “apples versus apples”, requires: – Selecting the correct component for the environment – testing the performance of a component …

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Testimonials help sell product

Undercarriage and GET are high cost, fast wearing parts on any machine. The result is that there is a lot of money associated with the replacement of these components, and many options available in the market. Customers purchase product based on price and product performance. Price is easy to calculate. Performance is very different. No …

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New Frontiers for Wear Surface Management

Equipment Management is an ever-evolving science with existing frontiers being constantly broken while new ones are being set. One of those frontiers is in Wear Surface Management and more particularly Undercarriage and GET. Companies operating heavy gear are spending large dollars on Undercarriage and GET. The question on both end customer and supplier’s minds is: …

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Undercarriage Inspections are not just about undercarriage

The best sales opportunities for undercarriage come from visiting the machine and performing an inspection. However, it does not need to end there. Inspectors visiting machines for undercarriage inspections can provide extra value to their customers by looking at the entire machine to see what else is obviously needing repair and record these as Additional …

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Undercarriage Inspections on iPhone App with Bluetooth connection to Ultrasonics

For all our Apple fans, we at TrackTreads have released the Undercarriage Inspection App on iPhone with BlueTooth connectivity to the Ultrasonic Tool to make recording measurements seamless. Contact is if you need assistance on downloading and using the app with the Ultrasonic Tool. We are always available to help you. To get further information …

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I Love my Job – TrackTreads Onsite Undercarriage Inspection Training.

This month during our TrackTreads onsite Undercarriage training, I visited some wonderful new people as well existing colleagues in the United States and Canada I would like to thank everyone who participated in the training from Texas, Kansas City, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Indiana to Alberta. I would also like to thank everyone for their …

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No substitute for Undercarriage Inspections

In our travels we have yet to find a substitute for Undercarriage Inspections. This is the single most effective way to manage and monitor the performance, condition and cost of your fleet of tracked machines. There is no alternative, and for those salesman looking to help their customers manage these machines and gain sales; inspections …

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Measuring and Managing GET and Bucket performance

Would inspecting GET and Bucket Wear Surfaces provide value for both maintenance management and condition monitoring purposes? There are some compelling reasons to monitor buckets and GET Production can be affected when the primary loading tool is down to some failure of a bucket, be this missing teeth/adaptors or cracked core. Worn cutting edges, teeth …

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