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Reduce Start Time for Your Emergency Power Supply

A quick start-up of your emergency power supply is crucial during a power failure. The National Fire Protection Agency requires your backup power supply to start up in 10 seconds or less for life-safety systems. Managers should conduct a regular system-level start time analysis to reduce start-up time.

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Tips for Increasing Undercarriage Lifecycles

Cat undercarriage components on Cat Track Type Tractors are durable and designed to wear evenly. Properly maintaining your Cat equipment can minimize unexpected downtime and reduce costly repairs.

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Video | Jump Starting Your Cat Machine

An unexpected battery failure is bound to happen on your equipment period. A jump-start is the best quick fix. It is important to connect your jumper cables properly to ensure a safe and successful jump-start.

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Tips to Improve Operating Productivity

Operating a business successfully can be achieved by overcoming challenges, adding new business, hiring an effective team, and having the right equipment. Jobsite productivity is a common challenge that many businesses encounter. The Caterpillar article, "10 Tips to Increase Productivity" provides tips for increasing your jobsite productivity.

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Video | MTL and CTL Undercarriage and Maintenance

Caterpillar's Jeff Payne explains the importance of performing routine maintenance on the undercarriage of your Cat Multi Terrain Loader and Compact Track Loader in his video, "MTL & CTL Undercarriage and Maintenance." Although the multi terrain loader and compact track loaded are suited for a variety of terrains, it is important to match the right piece equipment with the appropriate type of terrain.

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Cat Performance Handbook | FREE Download

The Caterpillar Performance Handbook has been the ultimate resource for estimating the performance of a broad range of Cat machines for more than 40 years. Download the latest version (Edition 44) of the Caterpillar Performance Handbook for FREE.

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Caterpillar Introduces Web Version of SpecSizer

SpecSizer software enables consultants, contractors, installers, and end-users to select the appropriate generator set for their next job. The software makes specific recommendations based on site parameters, load characteristics, and required performance. 

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Generator Set Ratings | What You Need to Know

Choosing the right generator set can be a confusing and a time consuming process. Generator set ratings have been implemented to help simplify the process. The ratings meet various run-time and power criteria based on the generator set's application.

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