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Disposable DEFBooty prevents contaminants from entering DEF tank

Disposable DEFBooty prevents contaminants from entering...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 04, 2015

Avoid introducing contaminants into your equipment's DEF tanks with the disposable DEFBooty, which helps keeps systems clean on Tier 4 ...

How Diesel Got Its Groove Back

How Diesel Got Its Groove Back

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 12, 2015

While NASA may have sent a probe all the way to Pluto, there’s another engineering miracle sitting right here on ...

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 ...

Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 05, 2015

Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That’s up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication ...

REVIEW: Can Lemur’s $100 BlueDriver device and app match up to a $3,000 OBD-II scan tool?

REVIEW: Can Lemur’s $100 BlueDriver device and...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Apr 23, 2015

Turn your smartphone or tablet into a $3,000 scan tool for $100? Sounds a bit far-fetched. Is the Lemur BlueDriver more gimmick than genuine? ...

Shell debuts Rotella ELC-NF, a nitrite-free, multi-vehicle coolant

Shell debuts Rotella ELC-NF, a nitrite-free,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 19, 2015

Modern diesel engines run hotter, no getting around it. To help these emissions-compliant engines keep cool, Shell Lubricants has introduced ...

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 ...

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring better hires to construction companies

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 01, 2014

The biggest challenge facing the heavy equipment industry is the lack of qualified workers in any skill area. The problem ...

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and hydraulic fluids free of contaminants

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

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

9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 01, 2014

"Why does it have to be this way? Why are we having to do one more thing?” Those are typically the ...

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