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One Safe Source | 2017 - 2018 Fast Moving Parts Catalog

The Hawthorne Cat One Safe Source Catalog is a comprehensive reference guide for Cat machine parts. Browse a wide variety of parts and maintenance options available to keep your fleet running like new. It's a great search tool to find detailed product information and help you locate the part you need. Reference the catalog when placing your order so our sales team can better assist you.

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Wheel Loaders | How To Configure Your Machine for the Job

Adding a wheel loader to your fleet? Whether it’s a purchase or a rental, the first step is to consider what applications your wheel loader 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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Get Superior Results with Performance Series Flat-Floor Buckets

Caterpillar Attachments recently released a Performance Series flat-floor bucket specially designed for Cat® M and K Series small wheel loaders. The new general purpose buckets feature a long floor and rear cutting edge ideal for light grading or back-dragging applications. They provide optimum results while retaining the premium characteristics of the Performance Series.

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Compact Wheel Loader vs. Skid Steer Loader | 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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Why Microgrids Are Ideal for Powering Remote Locations

Microgrids are interconnected loads and generation sources that act together as a single entity to power remote locations. They are typically used on sites without access to larger power grids, such as telecommunication towers, remote villages, resorts, islands, and mine sites. The microgrid concept is not new, but technological advancements and affordable renewable energy solutions have made them a more practical option.

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Monitor and Manage Fuel Efficiency with New Technology

Regardless of the size of your business, fuel consumption is a major owning and operating cost. Fortunately, new advancements in technology allow you to better monitor and manage your machine’s fuel efficiency. This helps you understand your total costs, bid on jobs more accurately, and maximize profits.

The operating display systems in machine cabs are vital tools. Most new models feature advanced secondary display systems with multiple applications that provide detailed information for tracking fuel consumption, such as:

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