CAT® UNDERCARRIAGE PRODUCTS
WORK IT HARD, MAKE IT LAST, FIX IT RIGHT.
Caterpillar undercarriage parts work as a powerful driving force to move your machine over all kinds of terrain. Since half of the owning and operating costs of a track-type machine come from its undercarriage, it’s wise to invest in the best system. Installing the best parts at the bottom of your machine can help you control your bottom line.
MAXIMIZE THE LIFE OF YOUR UNDERCARRIAGE.
When you’re searching for ways to control costs relating to owning and managing heavy equipment, it pays to focus on getting the most out of your Cat undercarriage investment. For machines such as dozers and excavators, the undercarriage represents as much as 50% of operating expenses and is a critical component in maintaining productivity. As your authorized Cat® dealer for Utah and parts of Wyoming and Nevada, Wheeler Machinery Co., offers the widest range of Caterpillar undercarriage options and is capable of providing a machine-specific product match to optimize the efficiency of your operation.
Proper care and correct operation are the primary keys to maintaining the condition of your Cat undercarriage. Wheeler can help you learn more about how your undercarriage works and ways to reduce stress on components by:
- Maintaining optimum track tension by following tension-adjusting procedures
- Matching the right shoe widths to applications and environments
- Prepping machines for the specific job site underfoot conditions
- Monitoring operator habits for ways to run safer and more efficiently
Comprehensive Support for Your Caterpillar Undercarriage
To help you get the most from your Cat Undercarriage, Wheeler CAT remains dedicated to providing you with service and support for all Caterpillar undercarriage configuration options—from advanced diagnostics service and undercarriage repair to worldwide parts delivery.
Cat Undercarriage and Wear Life Assurance Programs
Our Undercarriage Assurance Programs were developed to demonstrate our commitment to provide you the lowest cost-per-hour Caterpillar undercarriage systems. Assurance Programs offer you support beyond the standard new machine or parts warranties. They cover all major moving undercarriage components on Cat Track-Type Tractors, Track-Type Loaders and Track-Type Hydraulic Excavators.
Custom Track Service (CTS)
An improperly managed CAT undercarriage can account for more than half of machine maintenance costs. That’s why we provide Custom Track Service (CTS), our comprehensive program for managing your undercarriage system, which uses the most advanced diagnostic equipment available, like the Ultrasonic Wear Indicator. With CTS, we can accurately monitor undercarriage performance and predict wear rates, so you can evaluate service options, plan your maintenance and schedule downtime. Overall, CTS analysis, which can be completed on your job site, helps you make informed decisions that keep your undercarriage repair and operating costs as low as possible.
Worldwide CAT Undercarriage Parts Availability
Our industry-standard parts distribution network makes most new parts available to you anywhere in the world, usually within 24 hours.
Keeping Your CAT Undercarriage Safe and Strong
Whether you’re purchasing new equipment or concerned about your current fleet, Wheeler Machinery Co. can help put a plan in place for ensuring you get the full value and service life from your Caterpillar undercarriage systems. Contact us for more information on our complete range of products and undercarriage services.
Key Selection Factors to Consider
Track Frame Configuration: Standard (STD), Long (L), Long Narrow (LN), Reduced Radius (RR), Long Reduced Radius (LRR)
Width of Track Shoes: Narrow, intermediate or wide
Underfoot Conditions: Light, moderate or severe abrasion and impact
Terrain: Side slopes, ground objects and V-ditching
Packing Conditions: Operating in extrudable materials, which can usually be squeezed out from between track parts when wet, e.g., clay soils. Operating in non-extrudable materials, which can’t be extruded from the link windows and track shoe center holes of most undercarriage tracks, e.g., branches
Application: Digging, hammering, or moving rocks