Dozer owners and operators are always looking for ways to improve their machines’ efficiency, durability, and reliability.
One of the most critical components of any dozer is the undercarriage.
It is the foundation that supports the entire machine and enables it to perform its tasks. However, the undercarriage is also the most vulnerable part of the machine and is prone to wear and tear, which can lead to costly repairs and downtime.
The Solution: SALT Undercarriage
One solution that has gained popularity in recent years is the SALT (Sealed and Lubricated Track) system. This system replaces the traditional dry track components with sealed and lubricated components, providing a host of benefits that improve the machine’s performance, extend its lifespan, and reduce maintenance costs.
The SALT system can significantly improve a dozer’s efficiency by reducing the friction between the components. The sealed and lubricated components reduce the amount of heat generated during operation, which, in turn, reduces the energy required to move the machine. This reduction in energy consumption translates into increased productivity and reduced fuel costs.
Moreover, the SALT system also provides better traction and stability, allowing the machine to operate on steep inclines and uneven terrain without slipping or losing control. This increased stability and control reduce the operator’s fatigue and improve their safety, which ultimately leads to better productivity.
Extended Undercarriage Life
The SALT system’s sealed and lubricated components also significantly extend the undercarriage’s lifespan. The sealed components prevent dirt, debris, and other contaminants from entering the undercarriage, reducing the wear and tear on the components. Additionally, the lubrication provided by the SALT system reduces the friction between the components, reducing the amount of heat generated during operation.
This reduction in heat leads to less wear and tear on the components, resulting in extended lifespan. Furthermore, the SALT system’s improved traction and stability reduce the undercarriage’s stress and strain, further extending its lifespan. The extended lifespan of the undercarriage reduces the need for costly repairs and downtime, making the SALT system a cost-effective investment.
Make the Switch Today
Astrak’s DuraTrack SALT undercarriages have been proven to perform better in a broader range of applications. It is a relatively simple process that is guaranteed to increase the machine’s cost-effectiveness over its lifetime through reduced repair costs. The tried and tested SALT system has been proven to be reliable and dependable in ALL conditions.
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