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Analytics driving the Future of Undercarriage Management in Mining

Undercarriage Inspection data provides the basis of equipment condition monitoring and drives the decisions to repair and/or replace components. These are the day to day tasks handled by the TrackTreads system, but there is so much more. The lost value associated with the old chain is the 10% of wear and hours still available, being …

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Correct undercarriage component replacement stategies save money

There is a bucket load of money to be saved from Undercarriage Components that are changed out too early.Many operators of heavy tracked machinery are hard pressed for time in their daily routines to consider the cost and lost savings from components being removed prior to reaching 100% worn. Understanding the true cost is a …

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Using Technology to lever improved Undercarriage Management

Technology is everywhere today and is being used to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Undercarriage and Wear Surface management are a perfect example. In the past, components were inspected manually, with readings jotted on paper before being transferred to some system, generally a spreadsheet. The measurements were then compared with previous data and whatever wear …

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An end to end solution for managing Undercarriage and Wear Surfaces

  TrackTreads has developed a solution that enables customers to collect and manage their own Undercarriage and Wear Surface inspection data. The system then provides wear forecasting calculated from the inspection data as well as other usage metrics and reports including cost analysis. Customers wanting to manage and control their undercarriage and Wear Surfaces receive …

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Reactive to Proactive Undercarriage Management

Improving your level of Undercarriage sophistication is an essential first step towards a comprehensive Undercarriage strategy that both saves you money by reducing waste and downtime, and makes you money by increasing asset utilization and productivity. At TrackTreads we see this Undercarriage sophistication being achieved through 3 distinct stages; Understanding the $ value of Undercarriage …

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Undercarriage Training Workshops – a forum for increasing knowledge and know how

All subjects are a mystery until studied in more detail. The more the subject is studied, discussed and experienced, the greater the number of subject matter experts. On a typical mine site, you will find many different subject matter experts, Tire experts, Planning experts, Drilling and Blasting experts, Operations experts and so on. Among all …

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Why you need to employ an undercarriage condition management specialist.

Undercarriage can make up more than 50% of the maintenance costs of a tracked machine. Looking at the numbers, if a company is operating a fleet of tracked machines with a mix of dozers, excavators and shovels, then maintenance costs on this fleet will be substantial. Many companies operating a large fleet of machines have …

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Is Undercarriage Management Software actually expensive?

Software is just another tool you need in your toolkit in order to manage and repair your undercarriage components. It is no different to sending your car to the dealer for a service, and the service technician plugs his highly specialised software diagnostic tool into your car to determine the health of the engine and …

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Driving Value from the Deluge of Data

In our data rich world businesses are generally more efficient at collecting data than they are at using it. Efficiently using the data collected, to drive value-based decisions, can be what takes your business, or more importantly your profit margin, to the next level. TrackTreads is about providing software to support not only your collection …

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The Customer Focussed Approach

In our modern world, there is always a heavy focus on technology. What can the software do? What bells and whistles does it have? What wonderful new technology is the software based on? These are all important details, but they often eclipse and are focussed on at the expense of more traditional business factors. In …

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