826 bookmarked and indexed pages.
Edition Fifteen is a comprehensive update to the CTS Handbook. Nearly every wear chart
in the book was updated. The General Information section, the Management & Merchandising
section and the Management section of the four product types were also updated.
Some of the changes you will notice include:
Cat Classic was added as a new section following Low Sprocket Machines.
Nearly all wear charts were updated to some extent.
The rounding was removed from all measurements for the Ultrasonic Wear Indicator.
The carrier roller wear limits were increased for use with Heavy Duty, Rotating
Bushing and Extended Wear Life Track.
Track roller wear charts for elevated sprocket machines now extend to the point at
which the wear surface meets the retainer bolt holes.
Greater and Lesser Allowable wear columns were combined into one for large
The machine layout is now similar to the PSK, starting with small machines and
ascending to the large ones.
The machine models are up-to-date.
Pipelayer model numbers were added to the applicable section headers.
The three excavator sections, the 300-Family, 200-Family and E-Family, can be more
easily located with the new, individual tabs.
Undercarriage Codes for use with the CTS computer program were updated and
included in the front of each section and below each wear chart.
The track seal replacement guidelines were updated.