2015 - Volume #39, Issue #6, Page #34[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Over-The-Tire “Studded” Steel Tracks
A single 2-in. long, 1-in. dia. spiraled steel lug is welded onto each of the track’s steel pads, at one side of the pad and the other in alternating fashion.
“It has a more aggressive design than conventional over-the-tire steel tracks, which we think will help with traction on snow and ice,” says Wendy Wilkey, Tracks Plus, Columbus, Wis. “We designed them especially for logging work where tree stumps can often cause damage to conventional over-the-tire steel tracks. The studs should help the pads climb over the stumps instead of skidding sideways and getting bent up.
“We have 3 customers testing the tracks now to see how well they work. Our studded tracks would be great for clearing out tree lines on farms.”
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Wendy Wilkey, 202 Industrial Drive, Columbus, Wis. 53925 (ph 877 260-3178 or 920 350-0301; wwilkey@ tracksplus.com; www.tracksplus.com).
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