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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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Cost Management and Maintenance Tips For Track Loader Undercarriages

Compact track loaders and multi terrain loaders are invaluable machines, but many operators are concerned with the costs associated with maintaining and servicing track loader undercarriages. The good news is that you can cut these costs with proper maintenance and operation. Extend the life of your machine’s undercarriage by following these steps:

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Arc Flash Solutions | Advanced Electrical Services

An arc flash is a dangerous explosion caused by electrical energy. The change from solid state to gas vapor produces a volatile force. At the terminals, arc flash explosion temperatures can exceed 35,000°F. The immense electrical energy vaporizes metal and can cause destruction of equipment, intense heat, fire, molten metal, shrapnel, blinding light, and toxic smoke. Arc flash incidents are often fatal.

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Telematics Data | Save Time, Money, and Fuel

Utilizing telematics data in your equipment management process is a great way to increase efficiency, boost productivity, and cut down fuel usage, and more. Here are a few ways that telematics can benefit you and your fleet:

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Choosing the Right Tires for your Cat Machine

Tires are essential for traversing across any jobsite, but not all tires are ideally suited for every application. Analyzing how and where your equipment will be working can help you select the right type of tires for the job. In the article, “Tire Selection Strategy for Compact Machine Owners,” Caterpillar’s Kevin Sheehan, has compiled a helpful reference guide to ensure you have the right tires for you upcoming project

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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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