Agricultural Media

Wet Season Farming in Rice Fields

A wheel to bolt-on-track conversion. In May 2022 TKV Group was contacted by Paul Henderson from Cunninyeuk, a key rice growing region east of Swan Hill on the NSW side of the Murray river.

A WHEEL to TRACK Conversion… the benefits!

Hailing from up north QLD in the Burdekin, Rapisada Farms are the movers and shakers in the Australian melon growing industry including being the growers of the famous orange candy melon. Sib Rapisada, one of the owners of this great Aussie agri-business is an innovative and progressive guy who doesn’t let the weeds grow under his feet.

What is value when it comes to rubber tracks?

The English language is full of cliches and sayings passed down through the generations. We use them most every day, but do we actually believe that they were formed out of real experiences, proved time and time again throughout the eons.

The State of Agriculture in Australia in 2021

2020 was strangely a year of positives for many in the agricultural sector despite the global upheavals of Covid-19, Looming USA elections and threats from China.

Which is better, steel or rubber tracks?

Steel Undercarriage Melbourne. As we sell many rubber and steel tracks we often get asked this question. Which is best, rubber tracks or steel tracks? The answer to this depends on a number of criteria:

Should I Buy Cheap Tracks Online?

I guess this is one of the most common questions I get asked these days, and before I answer it, let me give you some back-ground information and insight to give perspective. Prior to the GFC, there was a world-wide construction boom. Earth moving and mining machinery was selling faster than the manufacturers could make it and rubber track mini-excavators were no exception.

Rebuilding Service for Excavator Tracks

TKV Group have introduced a full trackline for rebuilding Excavator Tracks.

How rubber is made

Terms About the material used in Rubber Earth-moving Tracks and Excavator Pads

CHINA IS NOT THE BEST OPTION

Some of the prices we are seeing offered on the internet out of China are incredibly cheap – too cheap in fact. Many Australian companies are using resources such as Google and Alibaba to find Chinese manufacturers of undercarriage parts. Items including track chains, rollers and sprockets in order to remove the middle man and save some money.

UNDERCARRIAGE MAINTENANCE 101 – KEEPING IT ALIVE

Excavator undercarriage maintenance is a crucial consideration for any excavator owner. While undercarriage and track gear make up approximately 20-30% of the machine purchase price, it can account for up to half of all maintenance expenses.

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