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Berco manufactures and supplies undercarriage systems for earthmoving machines, both for installation and after-market services, with a comprehensive array of high-quality parts. These include lubricated and dry tracks, industrial and farming pads, lower rollers, upper rollers, idle wheels and drive wheels.
The Berco undercarriage systems are primarily used for mini excavators (from 0.5 to 6 tons), excavators and bulldozers (from 7 to 50 tons), and also for earthmoving machines for mining applications (from 50 to 300 tons).
In addition Berco manufactures complete undercarriage systems in bundle with the end users; as a matter of fact these systems are custom made for special applications such as oil mills, recycling plants, pavers, special drills or perforators, and harvesters.
The Berco tracks, both lubricated and dry, are designed and manufactured using a state-of-the-art CAD (Computer Aided Design) software, a three dimensional modelling tool. The different control phases evaluate the simulated stress and optimize the performance of the parts in the most diverse conditions.
The relentless research taking place in the metallurgy industry, as well as the computerized management of all parameters guarantee the superior quality standards of the Berco tracks. High wear resistance in the most difficult conditions is guaranteed by modern induction tempering processes and accurate control systems, in compliance with the international ISO9001 standards.
The Berco tracks have surface hardness of C55 Rockwell, a depth hardness of C45 Rockwell (from 5 to 13 mm) and core hardness of C30 Rockwell.
Thanks to a very comprehensive range of profiles, Berco manufactures pads that are suitable to all sorts of tracks.
The entire manufacture process is managed by a sophisticated electronic system that monitors the PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) and controls the operating units involved. The thermal treatment processes and the metallurgy technology guarantee a long life to the Berco pads, even in hard and highly abrasive conditions. Depending on the type of application and profile, surface hardness may vary from C37 to C49 Rockwell. For particular terrain conditions, Berco offers "Marsh" or "Self-cleaning" pads (for muddy terrain) or "Flat" pads (for paved surfaces).
Lower and upper rollers
The detailed experience with the design criteria and the machine manufacturers' requirements is the key know-how to produce high quality and performance rollers for all undercarriage systems.
The key features of the Berco rollers are high wear resistance, ability to support heavy radial loads and great lubricating oil capacity.
The Berco rollers do not need any maintenance in that they were designed to last a very long time in any sort of working condition.
The Berco front wheels are manufactured according to two key production processes: casting and welding. Berco has a vast experience with both techniques and guarantees long product life.
The surface hardness of the rolling surface is C54 Rockwell, while at a depth between 4 and 8 mm the relevant hardness is C40 Rockwell.
The range includes wheels with supports all the way to wheels equipped with the tension system.
The drive wheels manufactured by casting undergo a very accurate processing and dedicated induction tempering, which guarantee optimal wear resistance. The teeth's hardness varies from C54 to C40 Rockwell depending on the applications.
The Berco equipment provides a full solution for maintaining all types of undercarriage; it includes a number of specific operations, including pin and bushing replacement, roller lubrication, pad replacement and on-site maintenance.
Berco designs full workshop systems and provides full technical support.
The undercarriage systems manufactured by Berco in Italy are compliant with the EN DIN 9001 Quality Certificate and the ISO 14001 Environmental quality Certificate.