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Be Sure to Plan Winter Maintenance

By Mark Krause

Whether your quarry is planning on shutting down completely, partially or planning to continue to operate at full capacity, winter maintenance is important to consider. Winter weather can come unexpectedly, so it’s important to prep your site for the harsh winter conditions.

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Kalenborn Abresist Offers Wear Resistant Linings

Wear- and abrasion-resistant linings are available at Kalenborn Abresist Corp. for a variety of hydraulic and pneumatic components, and pipes handling abrasive bulk materials. A combination of lining materials is also an effective and economical solution if the wear is of varying intensity in different areas, depending upon abrasion, impact, corrosion and temperature.

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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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SSAB Debuts New Generation of Hardox Wear Plate

The new Hardox 500 Tuf from SSAB has exceptional strength, hardness and toughness in one and the same wear plate. It combines the best properties from Hardox 450 and Hardox 500. The result is a wear plate with no real competition on the market, according to the company.

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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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