Utilising Bradken's own high strength BKC400 material, the shoes are through hardened to give excellent wear resistance and uniform wear rates.
The roller path area is supported by Bradken's patented "Pillar of Strength" to prevent crushing of the shoe in hard pits. Other areas of high wear and those subjected to significant impact strikes have been strengthened to provide greater structural integrity.
The connecting pins are manufactured in-house from high quality, induction hardened 4340 grade steel. This material ensures a greater service life than the more commonly used 4140 grade steel.
The Opti-Trak range of Crawler Shoes and undercarriage components are compatible with the existing OEM components and are backed by our extensive manufacturer's warranty.
The Crawler Systems business provides full componentry for the undercarriage of mining size excavators, including:
Bradken | Consumable Wear Products For The Mining Industry
Bradken is a global manufacturer and supplier of differentiated capital and consumable products to the mining and construction, rail and transit, energy and general industrial markets. The driving force behind our business is our firm commitment to innovation and continuous improvement.
Our aim is to provide our customers with value through the creation of specialised product solutions. We are proud of our innovative ethos and encourage you to discuss with us your Company's vision for the future so we can work with you to make it a reality.
This collaborative approach sets Bradken apart from our competitors. With 90 years experience in the foundry business, the accumulated wealth of knowledge and depth of expertise in our workforce enables us to offer our customers a full service offering with design, manufacturing, maintenance and support services ultimately providing improved operational outcomes and safer work practices.