Category Reliability Engineering

What ROI to expect from investing in Undercarriage Inspections on your jobsite

Investing in the implementation and use of Undercarriage Inspection Management Software needs to provide a return on investment. Undercarriage can make up more than 50% of the maintenance costs of a machine. Therefore managing undercarriage has the potential for large savings. How is the ROI measured:- Undercarriage Inspections guarantee better undercarriage life performance. Fleets of …

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"Undercarriage Inspections provide multiple Benefits for Fleet Managers"

Inspecting and Managing Undercarriage increases cashflow, profitability and improves Maintenance Scheduling

Undercarriage Inspections involve measuring each component using diferent tools and then using formula to calculate the % worn of the undercarriage components and the condition of the Undercarriage System. The percent worn of the component wear surface is then used to calculate the remaining life on each of the components. This can be added to …

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Regular Structural Inspections are your Insurance Policy against costly Catastrophic Failures

Chassis, dump bodies and all complex welded structures are subjected to loading and torsional stresses during everyday use. Regular inspection and recording of cracks and condition enable a picture to be established of the structures general condition and when repair should be completed before a catastrophic failure occurs. Using the TrackTreads Structural Inspection tool, enables …

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Undercarriage Budgets set the Scene

Every Undercarriage has a budget or target life it is expected to live within a specific environment. This budget can be affected by Changes to the specific Environment Weather patterns for the year The Inspection regime identifying intervention maintenance required Budgets however perform a far more important role. They identify which machines undercarriage components are …

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Why identifying Critical Life Path Undercarriage Components is important

All Undercarriage Components wear at different rates and the aim of monitoring the undercarriage is to review the differences in the wear rates between the components and identify which components will limiting the life of the entire undercarriage system as a whole. This means identifying which components will wear out first and thus prevent the …

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The most important Undercarriage Inspection is often missed

The most important Undercarriage Inspection is the End-of-Life inspection where the undercarriage components have reached the end of their useful life. This vitally important inspection is typically missed by most inspectors. So why is this inspection and the data so valuable. Undercarriage residual life is normally determined through inspection where the measurement of the remaining …

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