Link Assemblies, Sprockets, Tracks and other Undercarriage Components for sale
Too many people focus on the functionality of heavy-duty or earth moving equipment without understanding how important it is to protect and maintain the undercarriage of the equipment. Most ground engaging equipment is built to carry the load. After all, what would this equipment be worth without being able to breeze through a tough day’s work? While this is true, it is still very important to ensure that the undercarriage – including the link assemblies found there – is maintained and regularly checked and serviced to ensure that it can perform to the best of its ability. This type of maintenance will ensure that your machinery’s undercarriage can offer continued durability.
Tractor & Grader Supplies offers the market a variety of link assemblies that is ideal for replacement parts. Once you have purchased these items from us, we ensure that you are advised on how to maintain and take proper care of them. For starters, it is important to carry out inspections of your equipment and its undercarriage on a regular basis. Perhaps draw up a checklist that must be completed every time, as these can quickly uncover the rate of wear and tear and bring to your attention when parts have to be replaced. During an inspection, check for clearance between idler rollers and track chains. It is also a good idea to pay attention to the drive sprockets and track pads, while you are at it.
Track tension is very important and must be checked too. If the tension is too high, the rate of wear can be increased. In addition to that, you could find that you are using more fuel or that your equipment does not have quite as much power as it had before. When making use of your equipment, it is important to adhere to the requirements and follow the instructions in the user manual. Operating it incorrectly can result in equipment damage and potential injury to operators if things go wrong. Transferring of loads should be done over the front idlers, and digging over the sprockets should be avoided, as this can often lead to cracking or failure of the bushings. Undercarriage link assemblies are also frequently damaged when excavator operators dig over the side of the machine.
If you want to keep your link assemblies, sprockets, roller flanges, and rock guards in the best possible condition, it’s best to ensure that the tracks are correctly aligned at all times. If not, you can expect to have to replace these prematurely as a result of excessive wear.
Not many people are aware of just how helpful it can be to keep equipment clean, including the undercarriage. Cleaning equipment after each day’s work can uncover potentially unnoticed damage to equipment and so we highly recommend that you incorporate a cleaning schedule into each operator’s tasks.
Tractor & Grader Supplies has taken every precaution to ensure that we stock only the finest quality undercarriage components for your equipment. Whether you are working on rough or smooth terrain, we have just the link assemblies and other related components for your equipment. Simply contact us via email or telephone for more information and advice on our spares and parts today.