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Preventing Theft
Posted Jul 8, 2019

Preventing Theft

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) estimates that up to $1 billion is lost annually to heavy equipment theft. Costs incurred because of theft include equipment replacement, short term rentals, lost time dealing with law enforcement and insurance adjusters, increased labor expenses due to downtime, and penalties that can occur if a project is delayed. Read More

Best Practices for Track Tension
Posted May 28, 2019

Best Practices for Track Tension

Adjusting Tension Improper tension Loose tracks can detrack. Over-tightening can cause power loss, excessive roller and idler wear, and could tear the tracks. Refer to your operator’s manual for track inspection and tensioning procedures. Read More

Best Practices for Fuel Usage
Posted May 21, 2019

Best Practices for Fuel Usage

When using heavy machinery, certain practices can help reduce overall fuel consumption and costs. The following tips may help you save hundreds of dollars each year. Read More

Tips for Maintaining Engine Cooling Systems
Posted May 16, 2019

Tips for Maintaining Engine Cooling Systems

An engine's cooling system helps prevent overheating, and a lack of proper maintenance on that system can cause your engine to work harder than necessary. As a result, your machine will not operate as efficiently, and internal components could become damaged. Read More