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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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TrackTreads releases IOS mobile app to operate on iPhone or iPad

TrackTreads is very excited to announce the launch of the IOS version of our Undercarriage Inspection mobile application. The IOS version of the application comes in response to customer requests and we are pleased to be able to offer the ability to capture Undercarriage Inspections on both Android and Apple devices. The App is currently …

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Managing Undercarriage Across Your Fleet

The TrackTreads Undercarriage Management system allows users to measure, inspect and manage their entire fleet in one system by:- Covering machines from the smallest to the largest Covering all families of tracked machines – even fixed plant  Covering all brands of undercarriage manufacturers   One System does it All!

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Don’t Miss the Small Stuff When Inspecting Undercarriage

Inspecting Undercarriage is not solely to measure components. It’s about creating a complete picture frozen at a point in time over the life of the Undercarriage. This picture must use images abundantly. Images replace a thousand words. Other points of interest help to complete the picture such as highlighting: Loose or missing bolts Machine balance, …

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Obtaining Maximum Life From Your Undercarriage Components

The art of undercarriage management is achieving as close to 100% wear from all components on the system simultaneously.  This means that each component; whether rollers, idlers, sprockets or chain; are all wearing so that when the first component reaches 100% worn, all of the other components are as close to 100% worn as possible. …

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Inspection Forecasting – Knowing What and When

Every Inspection will identify the current wear of the components along with possible actions to rectify the wear profile of the components.   The aim of the target wear profile is to achieve the maximum possible life from all the components on the undercarriage system, thus maximising your ROI. Regular inspections are essential to achieving …

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