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Compact Track Loaders | Maintenance Tips

A common issue for construction contractors is the growing pressure to do more work in less time. How can you keep up when your business is growing, projects are becoming more complex, restrictions are increasing, and schedules are tightening? One of the best solutions is a powerful machine and correct maintenance. Compact Track Loaders are excellent for jobsites because they have a diverse range of capabilities. Follow these maintenance tips to keep your Compact Track Loader in optimal working condition.

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Improve Your Cat® D8T Dozer with Optional Performance Features

The Cat® D8T dozer is known for its top-tier power, performance, and high resale value. Now you can save time and money with an array of new productivity enhancing options. Optional features include a new SU bulldozer blade, performance cutting edges, extended life undercarriage, powered bottom guards, and remote control COMMAND for dozing.

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How to Boost Productivity with Cat Attachments

Higher productivity results in increased profits for your business. Cat attachments are a great way to improve work efficiency, but you need to make sure you select the right pairing for your machine. Here are a few tips for choosing the best attachments.

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Why Cat Mini Excavators Are Ideal for Suburban Landscaping

Assess the size of your machine and the job terrain before you begin any construction project. Suburbs tend to have smaller subdivision lots compared to large cities, and transporting machines into condensed areas can be a challenge. Landscapers often have trouble finding the right compact machine with enough power to take on tough jobs. Cat mini excavators are the perfect solution for this dilemma, delivering high performance capabilities in a small package.

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Wheel Loaders | How To Configure Your Machine for the Job

Adding wheel loaders to your fleet? Whether it’s a purchase or a rental, the first step is to consider what applications your wheel loaders will be performing. Will you be doing bucket or fork work? How much weight do you need to carry? A few factors to keep in mind are the machine’s full turn static tip load (FTSTL), rated load, and lift height.

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2017 Product Updates for Cat M Series Medium Wheel Loaders

Caterpillar just announced the 2017 product updates for Cat® M Series medium wheel loaders. Customers demand optimum machine performance, and Caterpillar delivers. By quickly bringing new features to market, machine designs can be refined at a faster rate than conventional machine-development cycles. The latest updates include new Cat Connect Technologies, operator comfort and safety improvements, and features that cut operating costs.

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Boost Productivity and Lower Costs with Cat® Grade Control 3D

Cat® Grade Control 3D automates machine functions for D3K2, D4K2, and D5K2 track type tractors. The system features an integrated design with dual, roof-mounted antennas ideal for both production-dozing and fine-grading applications.

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Compact Wheel Loaders vs. Skid Steer Loaders | Which is Right for the Job?

Cat skid steer loaders and compact wheel loaders are vital assets to any fleet. Choosing between the two requires deciding which machine best suits your job needs and offers the lowest total cost.

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