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grouser

[′grau̇s·ər]
(engineering)
A temporary pile or a heavy, iron-shod pole driven into the bottom of a stream to hold a drilling or dredging boat or other floating object in position. Also known as spud.
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We Couch Grousers number 50 million, an indisputable majority.
Boasting a heavier undercarriage, the FTX100 LGP offers both 16-and 20-track shoe options in single or triple grouser.
For less demanding applications than scrap metal, BLS itself markets rubber track pads, including the Artliner product that can be put into place on an existing grouser by tapping a pin into a locking clip.
To enhance durability in demolition applications, the 336D L can be equipped with heavy-duty triple grouser tack shoes for long wear and solid traction.
With standard boom, arm, bucket and triple grouser shoes, the DX350LC weighs 77,603 pounds and offers 54,012 pounds of breakout force.
Stay on Track Grouser Center Pad Height Guide Thickness Thickness M1-Series 1/8 to 1/2 to Less than Tanks 1/4 5/8 15/16 (T158/T158LL (measured Track) 1 inch from top) M88-Series Less than 1/2 to N/A Recovery 1/2 to 5/8 Vehicle metal (measured exposure 1 inch from top) M 113-Series 1/8 to 1/8 to 1/8 to FOV 5/16 1/4 5/16 Srocket End Roadwheel Window Connector Path Thickness Thickness Rubber M1-Series N/A Less than More than Tanks 3/16 * 50% (T158/T158LL missing Track) from both inserts combined, or more than 50% from one insert M88-Series N/A 1/8 to N/A Recovery 3/16 Vehicle M 113-Series 1 5/8 to N/A N/A FOV 1 11/16 ** * M1-series tank end connectors aren't repairable, so there is no Condition Code F rating.
1/8-in to 1/4-in measured from the top of the bushing boss to the top of the grouser, Anything more than 1/4 inch is still OK to use.