HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR RUBBER TRACKS
utilizes its long experience to design and test rubber tracks for superior
get the most out of your rubber tracks, you must treat them with care.
recommended the following basic guidelines in this respect:
essential that you maintain the correct tension on your tracks at all
times. Check your vehicle operating manual for details, or ask your
Bridgestone dealer information.
the undercarriage components (i.e. Sprocket, rollers and idler) for wear
periodically. Wear and damage of undercarriage components can affect
track performance and durability.
the use of your vehicle on sharp rocky surfaces, gravel and fields with
too many fast and sharp turns, or hill-traversing use.
large foreign objects becoming entangled in your undercarriage.
drive with track sidewall edges pressing against hard walls, curbs and
or similar products get on the tracks, clean it off immediately.
storing our vehicle for a period of time, keep it indoors away from rain
and direct sunlight.
DETERMING THE SUITABLE TRACK SPECIFICATION
FOR YOUR REPLACEMENT NEEDS
abreast at the images:
Center-running type roller for conventional track
Outside-running type roller for conventional track
Inside flange roller for interchangeable track
Outside flange roller for interchangeable track
Rail type roller for interchangeable track
to allow our trained service team to help you quickly and easily obtain
the most compatible track specification for your purposes, we require all
of the following information to be included in your inquiries:
Machine year of construction
size or part number (found on the inside of the track)
cannot find the part number or track size, please provide the following:
Width or rubber track (mm)
Numbers of links
Pitch (interval between embedded metal plates/links: mm)
required is the type of ground roller employed on the machines (some
examples given opposite –
A, B, C, D, E)
very important that you buy a track which is compatible with your
particular machine. If you do not fit the optimal track specification an
quality, you may:
Quickly damage your new track.
your machine’s undercarriage.
poor track durability/performances.
minimize your machine’s unplanned “down time”/maintenance periods.