Contact us today877.688.6812

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Applied Failure Analysis

Applied Failure Analysis: Get to the root of the repair.

What do you do when your vocational truck fails? A common mistake is trying to identify “what” failed versus “why” it failed. That’s why we offer Applied Failure Analysis at Patten Cat. Understanding the “root cause” of the failure enables us to employ preventative, corrective actions, saving you the cost of a massive failure.

When should I use Applied Failure Analysis?

Let us help you solve the problem – fast.

At Patten, our Truck Shop technicians have been fully trained in Applied Failure Analysis (AFA) and we have the tools and lab equipment required to solve the problem efficiently and effectively. We know it’s vital to get your machine back up and running as quickly as possible, using plans and actions that find permanent solutions. That’s why we ensure that our technicians have an extensive knowledge of Caterpillar® equipment, specifications and technical product issues.

Top 5 Applied Failure Analysis Benefits:

  1. Avoid unnecessary downtime
  2. Eliminate costly future repairs
  3. Find permanent solutions
  4. Faster factory response
  5. Greater company profitability

Take action today.

Let us help you identify key issues that are affecting component life performance and together we will prioritize an action plan consisting of temporary containment and permanent corrective measures. Contact us at 877-688-6812 for more information.

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Altorfer, Inc. is proud to announce the acquisition of Patten Cat effective May 9, 2018. We look forward to supporting all your equipment and product support needs by providing the quality products and excellent service that you have come to expect from the Caterpillar family. Please be aware that the Patten Cat website will close soon and all traffic will be pointed to Thank you for giving us the opportunity to partner together with you for continued success.