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How to use the P-F Curve to improve equipment maintenance and management
If you’re finally at the point where you realize poor maintenance practices cost you money (and good maintenance is well ...
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 ...
From refinery, to delivery trucks, to your storage tank, chances for diesel fuel contamination are ever present
Most of us know that clean fuel is necessary for the high-pressure common rail fuel injectors (HPCR) used in today’s ...
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 ...
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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 ...
Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?
Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That’s up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication ...
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 ...
Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and hydraulic fluids free of contaminants
In July, we showed the importance of keeping our weapon (grease gun) in good condition and using the proper gun. ...
9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF
"Why does it have to be this way? Why are we having to do one more thing?” Those are typically the ...
How to save money and protect equipment by creating an anti-idling policy at your construction company
In construction bids, nobody likes to leave money on the table. Yet the biggest controllable expense—fuel cost—is rarely scrutinized for ...
Heavy equipment technicians should avoid “mechanical logic” when diagnosing electrical problems
Even the best mechanics and technicians tend to get brain freeze when faced with an electrical problem. Fleet managers and ...
Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
Hennessey unveils 704-hp Ford F-150 VelociRaptor (PHOTOS)
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
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Komatsu acquires mining equipment maker Joy Global for $3 billion
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