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How to Choose the Right Rubber Tracks for Your Machine

Rubber tracks are one of the most important components of a mini excavator. They are responsible for the traction and manoeuvrability of the machine, and can have a significant impact on productivity and durability. In this article, we will explain how to choose the right rubber tracks for your mini excavator.

I. What is a mini excavator?

A mini excavator is a versatile earthmoving and construction machine that can be used for digging, grading and moving materials. This type of machine is generally smaller and lighter than conventional excavators, making it easier to manoeuvre and transport. Mini excavators are often used for construction and earthmoving work in tight or difficult to access areas. They are also very useful for gardening and landscaping projects.

II. What are the advantages of rubber tracks for a mini excavator?

Rubber tracks are an excellent choice for mini excavators because they offer superior traction and manoeuvrability. They are quieter than metal tracks and are more comfortable to use, which is particularly important for long-duration work. As technology has evolved, they have become much more resistant to tearing, which means they can last longer. Finally, they are easier to maintain and replace, which is an added benefit for owners and users of mini excavators.

You can find our rubber track replacement tips here in our tutorial.

III. How to choose the right rubber tracks for a mini excavator?

There are more than 450 different rubber tracks available, both for mini excavators and for construction equipment. To choose the right rubber tracks for your excavator it is important to know the exact model of your machine or the actual size of your rubber tracks.

You can find all our tips for measuring your rubber tracks in our tutorial: How to measure rubber tracks?

You can use our search engine to find the right rubber track size for your mini excavator: track size search engine.

Of course, here we are talking about replacing rubber tracks with new rubber tracks. If your machine is currently equipped with steel tracks, you should first check whether your machine can be upgraded to steel tracks. Our technical department is at your disposal to help you determine this easily by phone at +39 0121 349156 or by email at

IV. Where to buy rubber tracks for a mini excavator?

If you are looking for rubber tracks for your mini excavator, you are in the right place. There are many places in the UK where you can find a wide selection of rubber tracks for your mini excavator. You can also buy rubber tracks for mini excavators in specialised shops that sell spare parts for mini excavators.

A. Specialist shops

Most shops selling construction equipment and undercarriage parts for mini excavators, skid steers and compact track loaders sell rubber tracks for mini excavators.

The vast majority of Minitop track dealers ensure that they have a large stock of spare tracks, but if your track size is not in stock then you will need to place an order.

B. Websites

You can also find rubber tracks for mini excavators online. There are many websites that offer rubber tracks for mini excavators at not always honest prices.

If you choose to order your rubber tracks online, make sure that the company you are dealing with is reliable.

C. Manufacturers and dealers

We are manufacturers of high quality premium and OEM rubber tracks and and we have a whole range of rubber tracks for sale to machine dealers, mini excavator dealers and aftermarket.

Please contact our sales department to discuss your machine fleet and the rubber tracks you need.

In summary

1. Rubber tracks for mini excavators are designed to provide extra traction and stability on difficult terrain.

2. Rubber tracks are more accessible and versatile than metal tracks and are therefore ideal for earthmoving work.

3. Rubber tracks are quieter and offer better grip and handling on slippery surfaces.

4. Rubber tracks are easier to maintain and require less maintenance.

5. Rubber tracks are more flexible and can adapt to different surfaces and working conditions.