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?
- Parts are broken
- Parts are worn out early or in an unusual way
- Parts are deformed and can no longer perform their intended function
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:
- Avoid unnecessary downtime
- Eliminate costly future repairs
- Find permanent solutions
- Faster factory response
- 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.