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Tire Rotation – Is There Still Value in the Practice?

By Koen Vandermeersch

Tire rotation on off-the-road equipment is a maintenance activity that has been around for decades. Fleet owners, tire service providers and tire manufacturers alike have been convinced of the usefulness of tire rotation turning it into an unwritten rule before it became a necessity. A necessity indeed: when you don’t have tires to run your trucks, they go up on blocks and their production rate is turned to zero. A potentially heavy financial burden.

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Van der Graaf Drum Motors Require No Maintenance

A drum motor is a one-component conveyor drive where the motor, gear drive and all moving parts are enclosed inside the drum. The motor and gears operate in a sealed oil bath ensuring proper lubrication and cooling. With no external motor, gear reducer, sprockets, chain or required chain guard, no external component maintenance is required.

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WD-40 Co. Adds Non-Aerosol Industrial-Strength Cleaner & Degreaser

To meet the needs of trade professionals working in highly-regulated environments who must quickly and safely clean and degrease their work sites, tools, equipment and machinery, WD-40 Co. is adding non-aerosol Industrial-Strength Cleaner & Degreaser products to its WD-40 Specialist line.

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Kolberg-Pioneer Filter Kits for All Mobile Equipment

Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. (KPI), released new filter kits for all mobile equipment. The new filter kits will further improve engine performance in asphalt and other dusty environments. “Our equipment is well-suited for RAP applications, these filters allow us to build on that strength for even better performance,” said Tim Harms, product manager for crushing and screening products.

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Dellner Launches New Heavy Duty SKD Disc Brakes

Dellner Brakes AB introduced two new heavy-duty disc brakes to its SKD range that, through a new modular design, are set to deliver more choice and outstanding stopping power at extremely competitive prices for large industrial, marine and offshore applications.

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