The Expander System – the permanent solution to lug wear

All machinery is subject to lug wear over time – resulting in  line boring, a costly repair & the dreaded word for anyone in the construction industry…DOWNTIME. Loose machine parts also cause a number of different problems affecting your productivity:

  1. Wear
  2. Shakiness
  3. Instability
  4. Vibrations
  5. Reduced Precision

The Expander System offers an advanced, cost effective solution that prevents pivot wear and removes the need for line boring, once and for all. Using the Expander system also means that repairs can be carried out directly in the worn mountings without welding, or line boring.

How the Expander System Works…as easy as 123!

  1. Installed directly into the existing mounting without expensive welding or line boring.
  2. When the fasteners are tightened, the washer presses the slotted expansion sleeve up the tapered ends of the pin.
  3. The Sleeves expand & conform to with the wear pattern, locking the system in the pivot lug.

This system offers by far the simplest & most economical way to resolve the problems with worn pivot lugs. the system is covered by lifetime guarantee (10 years/10,000 hours) and provides the longest lifespan for this type of repair. Double sided locking on the pins gives increased safety and they pins are also easy to remove & install. Long term tests have shown that the Expander System  can withstand 50,000 hours of use without developing any play.

What People Say About Expander…

“We use Expander System because we know it pays off”.

“Expander increases life spans thanks to less wear”.

See more about the Expander System here…

The Problem

All machinery is subject to lug wear over time. This results in costly repairs & production losses – all downtime for you!! A traditional pin has a certain degree of play built in, which leads to a growing problem sooner…

  • Transport to workshop
  • Welding
  • Line boring
  • Risk of immobilisation
  • The problem of loose joints will recur

Traditional repair methods consist of a multi-step process of welding and line boring, which cannot easily be carried out in the field, therefore resulting in additional downtime & costs.

Are you getting the most out of your machine?

The Expander System is by far the simplest and most economical way to resolve the problems associated with worn pivot lugs the system also provides the longest life span for the repair.
Quick & easy to install or remove.

  • Easy to install/dismount in the field
  • Permanent Solution
  • Economical
  • No welding or line boring needed, EVER
  • No special tools needed
  • 10 Year Guarantee/10, 000 hours

A repair using the Expander System is quick, easy & permanent. The axle is locked in both lugs by the expandable sleeves providing increased stability & security. Installation and dismounting of the Expander System can usually be done onsite and the system is installed straight into worn lugs.

The Expander System is ideal for construction, mining and forestry machinery. The usual recurring maintenance costs associated with traditional pivot replacement are COMPLETELY ELIMINATED.

Cost Saving from the very first repair!

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