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TrackTreads releases new Microsoft Mobile Inspection Tools

TrackTreads are pleased to announce the release of its Inspection Management Tools for the Microsoft Environment. This gives inspectors the choice of using a Microsoft Platform in the field for capturing Inspection data. Advantages Include. No need to change your devices – Apple, Android and Microsoft supported Auto-Updates – removal these issues – via Google …

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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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Release Notes 7.4

This major release (our first of 2021) launches the Component Rebuild Centre. Other fixes and functions include; The ability to record the amount of links on each side of the Undercarriage Adding Images to an Undercarriage Inspection, from multiple sources Improving screen speed on Interpretation and Inspection screens Allowing for multiple images when creating Equipment …

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Quoting and tracking the progress of large component rebuilds made easier with TrackTreads CRC software

TrackTreads Component Rebuild Centre software system focusses on tracking the detail of the rebuild at granular level to ensure a complete audit trail and accurate costing for any large component rebuild: – During the disassembly process, each observation points condition is analysed through inspection. This could be diminished material thickness due to wear and tear, …

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The dollars and Data Science behind Condition Based Maintenance Strategies

Condition–based maintenance (CBM) is a maintenance strategy that monitors the actual condition of the components to decide what maintenance needs to be done.  CBM means maintenance intervention only when components are showing early signs of failure and the corrective actions performed, should put the component life back on track to achieve full life. The reduced maintenance interventions give rise to large potential …

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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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Where does the advantage lie in Digitizing Undercarriage Inspections

The time taken to complete a full Undercarriage inspection manually on a dozer is on average about 20 to 25 minutes covering both sides. A field Rope Shovel inspection on the other hand can take between 2 and 4 hours depending on the number of inspection or observation points and how much cleaning needs to …

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