Fuel Management 101
Published: Monday, 22 August 2016 13:56
By Ron Hadaway
Improvements to Tier 4 engines have helped burn cleaner fuel and reduce air emissions in articulated dump trucks, excavators and wheel loaders, to name a few types of heavy equipment. To help meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fuel requirement standards for all off-road diesel engines in the United States, Tier 4-compliant engines – designed with high-pressure common rail (HPCR) systems and sophisticated fuel injectors – use ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuel.
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How Big Is Too Big? Repairing Super-Sized Injuries In OTR Tires
Published: Monday, 15 August 2016 15:34
In today’s budget-conscious environment, fleet managers are under ever increasing pressure to maximize the life span of their costly OTR tires and are simultaneously being tasked with minimizing fleet down time. Being able to repair these tires quickly and efficiently is a key challenge.
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Mack Green-Lights Renewable Diesel Fuel for Use in its Engines
Published: Monday, 15 August 2016 15:27
Following extensive truck and engine testing, Mack Trucks signed off on the use of renewable diesel fuel in all Mack engines. Renewable diesel fuel delivers performance similar to diesel refined from petroleum, but with several additional customer benefits, including reduced greenhouse gas and particulate emissions, as well as decreased maintenance costs.
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Ritron Radio Callbox Provides Wireless Communication from Cab
Published: Monday, 15 August 2016 15:25
Ritron callboxes provide instant, wireless, two-way communication from any fixed location inside or out, usually a propane fill or fuel area to the main facility. This means of communication not only improves customer service but enhances productivity and profitability.
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Revere Control Systems Targets Aggregates Industry
Published: Monday, 15 August 2016 15:20
Revere Control Systems’ mining and quarrying industry experience spans decades, and the company has created control systems for companies from Canada to South America. Industry-specific services for mining and mineral processing enterprises include design-build capabilities for custom equipment, process automation systems, and engineering solutions for superior efficiency and operational optimization. The company also offers FEED+ studies that incorporate the needs of both design and constructability.
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