Construction
Troubleshooting Leaks: Understanding Circumferential Tube Cracks
Next up in our six-part troubleshooting fluid system connection leaks article series is understanding the causes of circumferential tube cracks. Specifically, we are investigating circumferential tube...
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West Virginia Highway Maintenance Department Benefits From PowerTilt Productivity
The West Virginia Department of Highways has the responsibility to maintain and repair thousands of miles of public roads and state highways to support the environment and communities that call...
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How to Take Advantage of an Electric Power Take-Off
With the increased emphasis to reduce emissions, air pollution, resource waste, and traffic noise, government legislation is pushing towards the use of electric power to drive ancillaries in work...
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Troubleshooting Leaks: Understanding a Leak from a ORFS Braze Sleeve
Next in our series of Troubleshooting Leaks in tube fitting and adapter connections is leaks that are coming from O-Ring Face Seal (ORFS) braze sleeve connections. In this post, we investigate the...
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Types and Causes of Corrosion in Off-Road Machinery | Infographic
Corrosion management and prevention is a critical factor in many industrial settings. Left untreated, corrosion can put infrastructure, safety and business performance at risk – with potentially...
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Off-Road Machinery- Key Technologies Tackling Challenges With Solutions
Combining innovative thinking with core technological competency can tame the challenges of off-road machinery operating in hazardous mining, agricultural, forestry, material handling, and...
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Highway Department Benefits From PowerTilt and PowerGrip In Idaho
After witnessing firsthand what the PowerTilt Tilting Coupler and the PowerGrip Multi-Purpose Jaw Bucket could do for a neighboring county’s public works department, Paul Stubbs, Road Supervisor...
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Modern Skid Steer Design on Larger Footprint with Enhanced Controls
When skid steers first arrived on the scene in the industry, their small size was their greatest advantage. But as this versatile equipment has evolved, modern day skid steers are three to four times...
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Trends in Wheel Loader Market Point to Smarter, More Efficient Solutions
As the wheel loader is the stalwart of the construction site, equipment manufacturers know that technological advances are important in their customers' buying decisions. Add in the stringent...
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Five Ways Excavators are Gaining Traction
The evolution and refinement of the hydraulic excavator’s design have been constant, with today’s models incorporating electrification, hydraulic technology, and machine analytics; which all...
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When Regulations Lead to Innovation In Construction
Stricter exhaust emission limits and diesel driving bans are on everyone's lips. Many local authorities are tightening their environmental regulations. As a result, particularly economical...
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Global Vehicle Electric Motor Brings Efficiency and Reliability | Infographic
Looking for efficiency and reliability as well as peak power for on-highway and off-highway vehicles, both electric and hybrid? Comparison analysis and 135 million road miles logged have shown that...
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Electric Construction Equipment Drives Change for the Future
Since the 1960s, the diesel internal combustion engine (ICE) has reigned as the powerplant of choice for off-road heavy equipment, offering high levels of power and torque relative to weight...
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How Construction Robotics is Transforming the 21st Century Jobsite
There is hardly any question that the 21st century is bringing about a revolution in construction processes and equipment. Many of the aspects of what’s traditionally thought of as manual labor...
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The IoT in Construction: How it’s Transforming the Industry
Internet of Things (IoT) technology enables otherwise unconnected objects to be connected digitally. The technology already is transforming industries such as automobile manufacturing,...
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Using PowerGrip/PowerTilt Improves Weight Savings and Overall Versatility
In the residential excavation field, time is money. For Ken Williams of Williams Loader Services Inc. the time savings that he gained from adding a PowerGrip multipurpose bucket to his CAT 314 was...
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A Look at the Compact Construction Equipment Market
A cramped, crowded, urban construction zone hardly seems the place for a 100-ton excavator or dozer. That’s why, in the 1980s, compact versions of these and other standard construction machines...
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Construction Company Doubles Productivity With the PowerTilt
The construction boom in Western Washington spawned many new entrants to the construction business. The leaders of the pack availed themselves of the right tools needed to provide quality workmanship...
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Learn How PowerGrip was the Right Tool for Rebuilding After Natural Disaster
It is not unusual in the Pacific Northwest to get substantial rainfall, up to eighteen inches in thirty-six hours, which results in severe damage to forest roads. To make matters worse, many of these...
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Protect Against Corrosion in Harsh Construction Market Environments
Construction equipment endures harsh environments. Parker understands the construction market’s constant battle with corrosion in these harsh environments – and the costly downtime that comes with it....
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