In the Know | Caterpillar

How Cat Innovation Improves Fuel Efficiency

The Caterpillar team is always at work, constantly looking for ways to make our products more powerful, durable, and fuel-efficient. Here are a few fuel-saving innovations we’re integrating across our product line.

Continue Reading

New Cat Inspect Mobile App

Cat Inspect, Caterpillar’s new mobile application, takes the paper out of the machine inspection process. The easy-to-use app enables you to store information and download inspection forms from the palm of your hand. The software provides numerous inspection types, including Preventative Maintenance checklists and Technical Analysis inspection forms, individually labeled with unit serial numbers to ensure the right guidance for your machine.

Continue Reading

New Cat Dozers | Powerful, Tier 4, & Fuel Efficient

Earlier this year, Caterpillar introduced the redesigned and refined Cat D3K2, D4K2 and D5K2 Dozers. The all-new Track-Type Tractors have reduced emissions, meeting Tier 4 Final emissions standards. Additionally, the new Cat Dozers feature improved performance in utility and grading applications.

New Features of the CatD3K2, D4K2, and D5K2 Dozers

Efficient Grading

Continue Reading

Consider Maintenance Points Before You Purchase Equipment

Expanding your fleet is a large investment to make whether you are purchasing large or small equipment. It’s important to take necessary steps to ensure you are making the right choice about what mode and brand of equipment to buy. Maintenance points should be on your list of research to conduct before you close any deal. Servicing equipment can be extremely costly. So, it's crucial that you have easily accessible maintenace check points so you can perform preventative maintenace walk-arounds.

Continue Reading

Cat 303E CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator Designed for Performance & Comfort

The all-new Cat® 303E CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator has been redesigned to maximize performance and enhance operator comfort and safety. The compact design of the 303E CR Mini Excavator makes this the ideal piece of equipment for working efficiently in tight spaces. This Cat Mini Excavator measures only 61 inches wide across the blade and has a maximum operating weight of 7,782, which makes transportation a breeze.

Continue Reading

New Cat F2 Series Backhoe Loaders Equipped with New Features

Earlier this year, Caterpillar expanded the Backhoe Loader product line to include the new F2 Series models (416F2, 420F2, 430F2 and the all new 415F2). The center-pivot of the all-new Cat F2 Series Backhoe Loaders are designed for maximum performance, reliability and durability. The F2 Series Backhoe Loaders are now equipped with engines that meet Tier 4 Final emissions requirements. Both single-tile and Integrated Tool Carrier front linkage and four-wheel drive still come standard on the 420F2 and 430F2 models.

Continue Reading

The New Cat 825K Compactor's Intelligent System and Strength

Operators can consistently achieve compaction specifications with fewer passes for lower operating costs with the new four-drum Cat® 825K Compactor. The exclusive Machine Drive Power (MDP) system lets you add available mapping and data storage and analysis technology, which produces an intelligent compaction system for comprehensive project management. The increased efficiency of the new Cat 825K Compactor reduces time and machine hours, saves fuel, and decreases rework expense.

Continue Reading

Calculating the Total Cost of Ownership

In an informative article, Scott Sterton, Senior Regional Insurance Marketing Manager for Caterpillar Financial, explains why it's important to apply the total costs of machine ownership to business strategy. By detailing all the costs tied to the equipment, machine owners can focus on where their strategy can be modified to get more out of their machines, improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Continue Reading

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Caterpillar