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CAT988 conversion with Combi Wear Parts C-REX®

We recently received feedback from a conversion project involving a CAT988 bucket. This project exemplifies the impact of using Combi Wear Parts products. Read the full story for details and results!


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  • Original Setup

    7 x CAT Advansys™ 130 HD (tooth weight 25,8 kg) + bolt-on shrouds

  • New Setup

    9 x R35AL (tooth weight 27,8 kg) + ProTect Mechanical lip shrouds

Feedback and results

The three most noteworthy results:

Improved Penetration:

Operators immediately noticed significantly better penetration with our products.

Extended Wear Life:

The average wear life increased from 140 hours with CAT Advansys to 230 hours with our R35 setup.

Reduced Fuel Consumption:

The end user reported a fuel consumption reduction of 4 liters per hour.

These figures exclude the emissions generated during transport to the final destination.


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Success paves way for upgrade of remaining fleet

We look forward to converting the remaining three CAT988 machines in the end users’ fleet!