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Unscheduled Power Outages | Electrical System Maintenance

Don't let an unscheduled power outage happen to you. In the Caterpillar blog "Preventing Unscheduled Power Outages: Electrical System Maintenance" by Grant Kuch, he recommends performing routine maintenance checks on your electrical components is just as important as maintaining your mechanical equipment. Electrical components, like circuit breakers are often overlooked.  A circuit breaker is much can become stiff and unstable if it goes too long without being checked. Some power outages can be prevented by implementing standard equipment testing and scheduling routine preventative maintenance. 

Read the blog for more information. Contact a Hawthorne Power Systems representative to schedule your preventative maintenance.

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Cat Marine Tips & Advice Part II

Caterpillar Marine Manager, David O. Ahrens of the Cat Marine Resource Center has answered ten common questions. In part two of Q and A series, David will provide you with preventive maintenance tips ranging from reducing white smoke at start-up to preventing galvanic and stray current corrosion.

Q: What causes pitting in cylinder liners?

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Cat Marine Tips & Advice Part I

The Cat Marine Resource Center is a great resource for helping you maintain your Cat marine equipment. Caterpillar Marine Manager, David O. Ahrens has answered ten common questions. In this two part Q and A series, David will provide you with preventive maintenance tips ranging from reducing white smoke at start-up to preventing galvanic and stray current corrosion.

Q: When should I use antifreeze?

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Online News & Support | Marine Power Systems

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is your source for service and information about your Cat Marine products. Read the latest news and watch videos about the leading marine power systems. Our frequently asked questions database will guide you through troubleshooting minor hiccups in operations.

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