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Why WTC Machinery is your partner for Undercarriage Repair
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WTC Machinery is a leading manufacturer of heavy equipment repair equipment. Our products are used by a wide range of industries, including mining, construction and infrastructure.

WTC Machinery's equipment is designed to be safe, efficient, and reliable. We use high-quality materials and components in our products, and we have a team of experienced engineers who design and build our equipment to the highest standards.

Here are some of the benefits of using WTC Machinery's equipment:

Safety: WTC Machinery's equipment is designed to be safe for operators to use. We have features such as guards and interlocks to prevent accidents.
Efficiency: WTC Machinery's equipment is designed to be efficient, which can save you time and money. For example, our pin presses can turn pins and bushings in a matter of hours, which can help to reduce downtime and get your equipment back up and running quickly.
Reliability: WTC Machinery's equipment is designed to be reliable and to last for many years. We offer a warranty on our products, and we have a team of experienced technicians who can service your equipment if needed.
Customization: WTC Machinery can customize our equipment to meet your specific needs. For example, we build a pin press to fit your specific machine or application.
 

If you are looking for high-quality, safe, and efficient heavy equipment repair equipment, then WTC Machinery is a great option. We have a wide range of products to choose from, and we can customize our equipment to meet your specific needs.

Here are some specific examples of the benefits of using WTC Machinery's equipment:

Track Press: With decades of a proven 'track' record for reliability, WTC's Track Presses offer the most reliable service.  
EL10000 Torque Wrench:  WTC Machinery's EL100000 is a chosen solution world wide to safely and efficiently provide repeatable torques.  In addition to the precise torque, the EL10000 has the power needed to remove the most stubborn of bolts, reducing or even eliminating the need to torch off worn bolts
Pin presses: WTC Machinery's pin presses are designed to safely and efficiently service pins on tracked equipment. This will help to improve the alignment of the tracks, extend the life of the tracks, and reduce noise and vibration.
Cylinder repair benches: WTC Machinery's cylinder repair benches are designed to make it easy to repair and recondition hydraulic cylinders. This can help to extend the life of the cylinders and save you money on replacement costs.
Tooling: WTC has the largest tooling inventory to quickly provide the service tools necessary to repair tracks.  From the small mini excavators to the largest shovels and excavators, WTC offers the solution needed to keep running.
Service and Support:  WTC Machinery's service and engineering department are unmatched in the industry.  From the assistance in putting together the required equipment to after sale support, WTC is here to make sure you have what you need.


Whether you are looking to service on existing equipment or new equipment with a reliable and experienced partner for your heavy equipment repair needs, then WTC Machinery is the only choice. We have a wide range of products and services to meet your needs, and we are committed to providing you with the best possible service.  Contact us today


How to Safely Use a Portable Track Pin Press

If you’ve ever had a machine break down in the field, you know how tempting it can be to try to make a quick fix yourself. Often that means grabbing a sledgehammer or other tool and taking a few whacks at the broken pin.

For reasons that should be obvious, this isn’t a great idea. You’re much better off using a track pin press. 

Why You Should Keep the Hammer in the Toolbox

Track pin presses are a much safer alternative to using sledgehammers or other strong-arm methods when removing and installing track pins. They use hydraulic pressure to apply force to the pin, which eliminates the need for manual hammering. This reduces the risk of injury, especially to the hands and arms, and prevents damage to the equipment. 

WTC Machinery offers portable track pin presses designed specifically to make field operations easier and safer. They are available in different sizes and configurations, with ratings from 100 tons on up to 250 tons, giving you plenty of power for even the largest dozers and excavators. 

Our portable track pin presses are available as standalone units or can be paired with hydraulic pumps. Optional features include pressure gauges and lifting slings for added safety. You can visit our Portable Pin Presses page for more information. 

A Guide to Safe Portable Track Pin Press Use 

  • Of course, even when using a portable track pin press for in-field repairs, you’ll still need to make sure you know what you’re doing! Here are some safe ways to use track pin presses in lieu of sledgehammers and other manual methods. 
  • Use the correct press for the job. There are different types of track pin presses, each designed for a specific size and type of track pin. Make sure to use the correct press to avoid damaging the pin or the press (or the equipment itself). 
  • Follow the manufacturer's instructions. Each track pin press comes with a set of operating and safety instructions. Be sure to read the manual and follow the instructions to a T to ensure safe operation. Don’t take shortcuts! 
  • Inspect the track pin press thoroughly before using it, looking for any damage, loose parts, or wear and tear that could impede performance. Perform any necessary repairs before proceeding, even if this means returning to the shop and saving the job for another day. 
  • Wear proper safety gear. When using a track pin press, personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential. This includes, at a minimum, gloves, safety glasses, long pants, and hearing protection if required. 
  • Use caution. When using a track pin press, it is important to use caution and avoid applying too much pressure. Operate the pin press in a slow and controlled manner, being sure to avoid any sudden movements. 

Additionally, it’s crucial you make sure the press is properly secured before use. This helps prevent it from tipping over or moving during operation. A blocking pin should be used to support the track pin while pressing it out. This will help prevent the pin from flying out and causing injury. 

Above all else, be aware of your surroundings. Make sure there is enough space around the press to operate it safely. 

If you are unsure about how to use a portable track pin press, ask for help from a qualified individual. Never assume you can “figure it out” yourself; if you’ve never used one before, it’s a good idea to practice first. 

If you have any questions about portable track pin presses or are interested in more tips on safe use, contact a WTC Machinery team member today.


Heavy Equipment Undercarriage Repair: A Guide to Keeping Your Equipment Running
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The undercarriage of heavy equipment is the system of components that allow the machine to move. It includes the tracks, chains, sprockets, rollers, idlers, and shoes. The undercarriage is subjected to a lot of wear and tear, so it's important to inspect and repair it regularly.

Here are some of the signs that your heavy equipment undercarriage may need repair:

  • Vibrations
  • Noises
  • Reduced traction
  • Increased wear on the tracks or chains
  • Loose or damaged components

If you notice any of these signs, it's important to have your undercarriage inspected by a qualified technician. Early repair can help prevent more serious damage and downtime.

There are a few different ways to repair a heavy equipment undercarriage. The most common method is to replace the worn or damaged components. In some cases, it may be possible to repair the components.

The cost of undercarriage repair will vary depending on the type of equipment, the severity of the damage, and the cost of the parts.

Conclusion:

Proper maintenance is the best way to prevent undercarriage problems. Here are a few tips for keeping your undercarriage in good condition:

  • Inspect the undercarriage regularly for signs of wear and tear.
  • Clean the undercarriage regularly to remove dirt, mud, and debris.
  • Lubricate the undercarriage regularly to reduce wear.
  • Replace worn or damaged components as soon as possible.

By following these tips, you can help extend the life of your heavy equipment undercarriage and keep your equipment running smoothly.

 

If you're looking for more information on heavy equipment undercarriage repair, contact WTC Machinery today. We would be happy to answer any questions you have and help you find the best solution for your needs.


Why you should perform Pin and Bushing Turns with WTC Machinery
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There are several benefits to performing pin and bushing turns on tracked equipment. These include:

  • Improved track alignment. Over time, the pins and bushings in tracked equipment can wear out, causing the tracks to become misaligned. This can lead to increased vibration, decreased fuel efficiency, and premature wear on other components. Performing pin and bushing turns helps to restore the proper alignment of the tracks, which can improve all of these factors.
  • Increased track life. Worn pins and bushings can also cause the tracks to wear out prematurely. By performing regular pin and bushing turns, you can help to extend the life of your tracks and save money on replacement costs.
  • Reduced noise and vibration. Misaligned tracks can cause a lot of noise and vibration, which can be uncomfortable for operators and passengers. Performing pin and bushing turns can help to reduce noise and vibration, making the ride more comfortable for everyone.
  • Improved safety. Misaligned tracks can also be a safety hazard. If the tracks are not properly aligned, they can come off the vehicle, which can lead to a crash. By performing regular pin and bushing turns, you can help to improve the safety of your tracked equipment.
  • WTC Machinery equipment is designed specifically for this task. The tools and machinery are specifically designed to safely and efficiently turn pins and bushings on tracked equipment. This is important because improper tools and techniques can damage the pins and bushings, which can lead to safety hazards and premature wear.  WTC offers a full range of equipment specific to your needs.  Whether you are working on construction equipment or large mining equipment, WTC Machinery has the solution for you.

In addition to these benefits, performing pin and bushing turns can also help to improve the performance of your tracked equipment. By ensuring that the tracks are properly aligned and that the pins and bushings are in good condition, you can help to improve the fuel efficiency, maneuverability, and overall performance of your vehicle.

If you own or operate tracked equipment, it is important to have the pins and bushings turned regularly according to the manufacturer's recommendations. This will help to ensure that your equipment operates safely and efficiently for many years to come.

Contact WTC for more information or Request a quote here!


What is a Track Press?
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What is a Track Press? 

Unless you’ve spent a lot of time around excavators, bulldozers, tanks, or other machinery that utilizes tracks for movement, you’ve probably never heard of a track press. This essential piece of equipment is common in the construction and mining industries, where lifting and movement of heavy materials occurs on a daily basis.

 What Does a Track Pin Press Do? 

A track press, also known as a track pin press, is a specialized tool used in heavy equipment maintenance and repair. It is designed to remove and install track pins, bushings, and links on tracked vehicles, such as bulldozers, excavators, and crawler cranes. 

The tracks of these heavy machines consist of multiple interconnected links, and over time, the pins and bushings wear out or become damaged due to the intense use and harsh operating conditions. A track pin press makes replacing and repairing these components easier and more efficient. 

How Does a Track Press Work? 

A track press typically consists of a hydraulic system that exerts substantial force to loosen or tighten the old pins and bushings from the track links and press in new ones. This involves securing the track link between two large plates and applying force through hydraulic cylinders to remove or insert the pins and bushings. This process ensures proper alignment and tightness of the track components, enabling smooth and efficient operation of the tracked vehicle.

The track pin press also helps ensure safety. Removing a track pin manually is dangerous; doing so may result in injury or even death, and can damage machinery. 

Track presses are often found in heavy equipment repair shops, maintenance facilities, and construction sites where there is a need to service or replace track components. They help save time and effort compared to manual methods, ensuring accurate and reliable track assembly, and minimizing downtime for the machinery. Over time, they can help you save money on maintenance and repair costs and help extend the lifespan of your equipment. 

WTC Track Presses 

WTC Machinery offers a variety of track pin presses for different applications. If you’re looking for a stationary track press, check out our 200, 305, 385 and 400 Ton options. When you need to make field repairs, a portable track pin press makes onsite repairs easy. WTC Machinery’s lineup includes the FP100 (C-Frame) -100 ton, MPP150 (Tie Rod) – 150 ton, FP150 (C-Frame)-150 ton, MPP250 (Tie Rod) – 250 ton, FP250 (C-Frame–250 ton, and Hands Free Pin Pusher. 

Contact us with any questions or to find out how WTC can support your shop.


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays
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Merry Christmas from all of us at WTC Machinery

We will be closed on 12/23 and 12/26 for the holiday


Happy 4th!
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For over 60 years, WTC Machinery has proudly provided you with the highest quality American-made products and excellent customer service possible.  We are proud to continue that tradition today, and for many years to come. 

 Heritage is very important to us here at WTC, and as such we will be closed on Friday, July 2nd, and Monday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day and to celebrate all those who have served our great country.  We will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, July 6th.

 From all of us here at WTC Machinery, we wish you and yours a safe and relaxing Independence Day weekend!


Presses in Stock
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All of us here at WTC are hoping that everyone is staying safe and healthy.  Throughout this year WTC has kept our doors open as an essential supplier for worldwide construction companies all while keeping our employees safe.  We continue to supply service, parts and new equipment and are here for you day and night.

Another set of pin presses are on their way to take a ride across the Pacific.  WTC keeps most presses in stock for immediate delivery as we are aware that sometimes the need is 'yesterday'.  

 

 

 

Reach out to us via phoneemail or click the 'chat' button on the right side of the screen and we'll do what we can to support your shop.



Mini Luber - New
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WTC Machinery is proud to introduce our newest offering. Due to customer demand we have developed a new Mini Luber, based off our tried and true Seal Tester Lubricator. Our new Mini Luber is the portable solution for job-site repair of sealed and lubricated (SALT) crawler track chains. The sturdy construction stands up to field service, the small size makes it easy to fit on a service truck, and its light weight makes it easy to carry to a job anywhere compressed air is available.

Check out our web page: WTC Machinery Mini Luber for additional pictures and details. 

WTC continues our research and development to provide innovative and efficient products designed to make your operations safer and more productive. That means our dedicated engineers are constantly working to refine and improve our time-tested equipment. The more we hear from boots on the ground as to what is needed to make the tough job of service easier the more we chance we have to give you what you want and need. Do you have a need WTC Machinery can help fill? Call us today at 262-567-3993 or email us at sales@wtcmachinery.com and see how we can help.


WTC Machinery Smokin' Gun
The WTC Machinery electric track torque wrench serves two purposes; installing bolts to precision torque and remove worn hardware.  The WTC EL10000 and EL8000 have proven themselves to safely, efficiently and accurately do both.  Instead of following the past time consuming and unsafe practice of torching out old hardware because your wrench cannot handle the job, use the WTC EL10000 or EL8000 to remove the bolts effortlessly.  


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