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Fluid analysis master class: Understanding the relationship between lube oil, coolants and biodiesel
Seeing traces of coolant or fuel dilution in a lube oil analysis doesn’t necessarily mean what it did 10 years ...
As CK-4 and FA-4 licensing begins, engine oil makers discuss improvements with new standards
The American Petroleum Institute’s (API) new diesel engine oil standards – API CK-4 and FA-4 – are now beginning to hit ...
Before the snow flies, here’s how to properly winterize your heavy equipment fleet
Nothing is more annoying than a maintenance oversight causing a machine to go down –unless it’s a maintenance failure that ...
5 Ways To Screw Up An Extended Oil Drain Interval
1. IGNORE YOUR SERVICE TECHS There are a lot of numbers and reports to watch when setting up an extended oil drain ...
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When Two-Way Radio Communication Fails
There are times when using a two-way radio shouldn't be a heavy equipment operator's first choice for jobsite communication.
Thunder Creek’s FST Series trailers offer versatile fuel and DEF delivery
Designed for fuel and DEF delivery and field service, Thunder Creek Equipment offers three FST Series trailer models, available in ...
Extended life coolants: Long life? Yes. Maintenance free? No.
Extended life coolants (ELCs) started gaining traction in the heavy-duty trucking and construction equipment industry about a decade ago. These ...
Low-viscosity oils are only the beginning; new EPA diesel fuel economy rules will significantly impact your future
Earlier in June, Shell Lubricants went into great detail telling journalists about how the soon-to-come, low-viscosity diesel lube oil category ...
New heavy-duty diesel oil standard: What you need to know
There’s a new heavy-duty diesel oil standard in the works. It will not be available until late next year or ...
GEAR: Snap-On low-profile screwdrivers make quick work of tight spaces
We've all been there. Stretching a hand or arm into a tight space that no hand tool was ever meant ...
How to switch to extended life coolants in your equipment and trucks
When it comes to extended life coolants (ELCs), the news is all good. They’re more expensive than conventional coolants, but last ...
How to properly adjust the track tension on your crawler excavator
Proper track maintenance for crawler excavators is often overlooked. The tracks bear the weight of the machine, but too often ...
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Test Drive: Kenworth’s T880S is a more versatile replacement for the W900S
How Hensel Phelps carefully deployed drones on its construction sites
Cat D8T moves more at less cost with several new options
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year ...
by Wayne Grayson
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Test Drive: Kenworth’s T880S is a more versatile replacement for the ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat D8T moves more at less cost with several new options ...
by Wayne Grayson
Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
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