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Cost Management and Maintenance Tips For Track Loader Undercarriages

Compact track loaders and multi terrain loaders are invaluable machines, but many operators are concerned with the costs associated with maintaining and servicing the undercarriage. The good news is that you can cut these costs with proper maintenance and operation. Extend the life of your machine’s undercarriage by following these steps:

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Cat GRADE with ASSIST Improves 323F L Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat 323F L Hydraulic Excavator receives efficiency and productivity gains from the Cat GRADE with ASSIST features. The system allows for semi-autonomous grade control by executing adjustments that are typically made through manual operation. Operators at all skill levels can reach target grade up to 45 percent faster than before.

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Tackle Your Business Needs with Cat F Series Excavators

Caterpillar completes its launch of new excavators with the introduction of the 313F, 315F, 316F, and 318F models. The new line focuses on understanding customer needs and finding the right machine to accomplish their goals. This approach maximizes value for every customer. The F Series program concentrates on six core aspects:

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New Cat 415F2 Industrial Loader Combines Strength and Versatility

The Cat 415F2 Industrial Loader improves upon the original design of the 415F2 Backhoe Loader. Its new high-performance components include pilot controls, three-point hitch, and an available box blade scraper designed specifically for industrial-loader applications.

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Hawthorne Cat GroundBreaker | 2016 Product Focus

Groundbreaker Magazine recently released their Product Focus Edition for 2016. The annual reference guide provides insight into the advanced technology and capabilities of Cat products. The issue also includes an in-depth Specifications Guide that offers a detailed overview of all the Cat equipment currently available on the market.

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McGuiness Construction, Inc. | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

David McGuiness founded McGuiness Construction, Inc. 30 years ago. The company’s mission has always been to build quality homes, create an atmosphere of cooperation and trust, and deliver the greatest possible value for each client. McGuiness Construction is known for honesty, integrity, and experience. They’ve earned a strong reputation as one of San Diego’s premier contractors, building one-of-a-kind, upscale coastal properties with elegant upgrades and creative architecture. They work all over San Diego County as well as up and down the Southern California coast.

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Cat M-Series Medium Wheel Loaders | New Technology & Safety Features

The 2016 update to the Cat M-Series Medium Wheel Loaders improves the powerful product line with new Cat Connect Technologies, added safety features, and lower operating costs. The new Product Link Elite system comes standard on all new models, enabling faster cellular and satellite connection capabilities. Safety enhancements include a newly designed right-hand window that allows for easy emergency exit from the vehicle, as well as repositioned grab rails for easy entrance to the cab.

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Arc Flash Solutions | Advanced Electrical Services

An arc flash is a dangerous explosion caused by electrical energy. The change from solid state to gas vapor produces a volatile force. At the terminals, arc flash explosion temperatures can exceed 35,000°F. The immense electrical energy vaporizes metal and can cause destruction of equipment, intense heat, fire, molten metal, shrapnel, blinding light, and toxic smoke. Arc flash incidents are often fatal.

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