Follow our quick and easy Rubber Pad Maintenance & Installation Guide below:


 

Rubber Pads Maintenance Guide

There are some easy steps you can take to help extend the life of your rubber your pads and the maximise performance of you excavator, skid steer or crawler carrier machine.

Step 1: Ensure you are using the correct rubber pads for your machine and application.

Step 2: Clean your pads after each use by removing dirt and debris.

Step 3: Check that all bolts are fastened to the correct tension on your pads and tighten if required.

Step 4: Check your pads for wear and tear before use and replace if required.


 

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DEKK Rubber Pads DEKK Rubber Pads DEKK Rubber Pads
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Clip-On Rubber Pads
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Bolt-On Rubber Pads
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Chain-On Rubber Pads

 

 


How To Install Your Clip-On Rubber Pads

Clip On Rubber Pads Installation

Step 1: If the Clip-on Rubber Pads are being installed onto new machines skip to Step 2. If being fitted to used machines, ensure all mud and other debris have been removed from the surface of the grouser blades before fitting the new pads.

Step 2: Hook the attached L-shaped bracket onto the inner end of the crawler shoe and then close the opposite end with another L-shaped bracket and screw in bolts.

Step 3: Position the Rubber Pad onto the grouser plate, fitting the L shaped bracket into position to secure the rubber pad.

Step 4: Use an impact wrench to fasten the bolts and nuts. Tighten further with an offset wrench.

Step 5: Once all the rubber pads have been installed, move the machine forward slowly to check they have been fitted securely and adjust if necessary.

 

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How To Install Your Bolt-On Rubber Pads

Bolt-on rubber pads installation

Step 1: If the Bolt-on Rubber Pads are being installed onto new machines skip to Step 2. If being fitted to used machines, ensure all mud and other debris have been removed from the surface of the grouser blades before fitting the new pads.

Step 2: Position the Pad bolts (on the underside of the pad) in-line with the pre-drilled holes on the grouser plate.

Step 3: Place the rubber pad firmly onto the grouser plate and fasten with spring washers and dome nuts from the underside of the grouser plate.

Step 4: Use an impact wrench to fasten the bolts and nuts. Tighten further with an offset wrench.

Step 5: Once all the rubber pads have been installed, move the machine forward slowly to check they have been fitted securely and adjust if necessary.

 

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How To Install Your Chain-On Rubber Pads

Chain On rubber pads installation

Step 1: If the Chain-on Rubber Pads are being installed onto new machines skip to Step 2. If being fitted to used machines, ensure all mud and other debris have been removed from the surface of the grouser blades before fitting the new pads.

Step 2: Position the Pad holes in-line with the holes on the chain mounts and fasten the bolts onto the chain mount nuts.

Step 3: Use an impact wrench to fasten the bolts. Tighten further with an offset wrench.

Step 4: It is recommended you install the rubber pads onto every chain link rather than every second to evenly distribute the weight of the machine.

Step 5: Once all the rubber pads have been installed, move the machine forward slowly to check they have been fitted securely and adjust if necessary.

 

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