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Thunder Creek’s FST Series trailers offer versatile fuel and DEF delivery

Thunder Creek’s FST Series trailers offer...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 14, 2015

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: Long life? Yes. Maintenance...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 02, 2015

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

Low-viscosity oils are only the beginning; new EPA...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 24, 2015

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

New heavy-duty diesel oil standard: What you need to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 10, 2015

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

GEAR: Snap-On low-profile screwdrivers make quick work...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

We've all been there. Stretching a hand or arm into a tight space that no hand tool was ever meant ...

Fluid analysis master class: Understanding the relationship between lube oil, coolants and biodiesel

Fluid analysis master class: Understanding the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 04, 2014

Seeing traces of coolant or fuel dilution in a lube oil analysis doesn’t necessarily mean what it did 10 years ...

How to switch to extended life coolants in your equipment and trucks

How to switch to extended life coolants in your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 01, 2013

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

How to properly adjust the track tension on your...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 24, 2013

Proper track maintenance for crawler excavators is often overlooked. The tracks bear the weight of the machine, but too often ...

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