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Getting Ready For Winter: Anti-Freeze

Getting Ready For Winter: Anti-Freeze

The coming winter season brings to mind an important topic, the maintenance of engine cooling systems. Cooling system malfunction is a leading cause of premature engine failures. A regular maintenance program is the best insurance against avoidable downtime and unnecessary repair costs. The following is a short discussion on the history, development and maintenance of the essential element of any cooling system – antifreeze. Unlike most...

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The Different Types Of Excavator Buckets And Their Uses

The Different Types Of Excavator Buckets And Their Uses

As hydraulic excavators evolved, replacing the cable shovels of yesterday, the diversity and sophistication of available ground-engaging attachments have followed suit. Following is a general discussion of some types of buckets often found on hydraulic excavators in the construction and mining industries today. The Digging Bucket Essentially most excavator buckets are intended for digging in a medium which is reflected in specific features...

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Bulldozer Blades The Different Types And Their Uses

Bulldozer Blades The Different Types And Their Uses

Dozer blades are tools and like any tool you need the right one for the job.   Efficient machine applications require the proper dozer attachments for the job at hand.  Dozers are used in a wide variety of construction and maintenance applications for which a number of blade types have been developed.  Soil characteristics, moisture content, compaction, ambient temperatures and terrain are just some of the variables that will influence...

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