2009 - Volume #33, Issue #3, Page #34[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Pads Turn Steel Tracks Into Rubber
The patent-pending product is designed to install quickly with two bolts at each end. The pads make equipment more versatile because it can be used on concrete, asphalt or other surfaces that need to be protected from the steel track and then removed when surface protection isn't needed. The pads also provide increased traction and reduce wear.
"We use two floating clamps, which allows the pad to flex and continuously tighten," Gustafson says. "We offer a 100 percent worklife guarantee against bond separation, meaning the pads won't peel off from the steel plate, which would cause costly down time."
Pads come in 12 to 36-in. widths and prices range from $55 to $190 each.
Superior also manufactures bolt to link, mold-on and bolt to grouser track pads.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Superior Tire & Rubber Corp., P.O. Box 308 , Warren, Penn. 16365 (ph 800 289-1456; www.superiortire.com; jgustafson@superior tire.com).
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