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Essential Operator’s Tool

The new Essential Operator’s Tool from Snap-On includes the traditional adjustable wrench head, but also a redesigned curved handle end that can be used wherever valves are adjusted for flow and pressure. The Essential Operator’s Tool is handy for a variety of applications anywhere valve wheels are found.

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Does Lubricating Grease Have a Shelf Life?

Most materials, including lubricating greases, gradually deteriorate with time. For lubricating greases, the degree of deterioration depends a lot on the storage conditions. Under good storage conditions, the shelf life of a lubricating grease can be very long.

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John Deere Adds College Program in North Dakota

In partnership with RDO Equipment Co., John Deere is expanding its C&F Tech initiative to include North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D. The John Deere dealer technician job training program is a two-year associate’s degree that enables students to troubleshoot, service, repair, and rebuild diesel equipment used by customers nationwide.

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Finding Parts for Older Cat Equipment Easy with Cat Classic Parts

Cat Classic Parts provides owners of older Cat equipment, like Bentley Development Co., with low-cost replacement parts that minimize the risk associated with non-genuine parts. “They have 100-plus Cat pieces of equipment and not all of them are brand new,” said Greg Osikowicz, a parts and service sales representative for Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. Inc. “So the Cat Classic Parts are a very, very good option for them because it helps them run older machines at a lower cost per hour.”

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