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3 Machine Failure Causes

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Companies always attempt to prevent any machine failure to happen. In addition to delaying operations, failure also increases costs for companies to repair the machine. And, these will lead to company losses. Must be very strange and impossible if machine failure occurs without any trigger. Machine Failure Causes After discussing types of machine failure (Read:…

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3 Types of Machine Failure

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All of us certainly choose to avoid any machine failure. However, to be able to prevent failure, we must know in advance what is machine failure. Machine failure is a condition when the machine can not operate optimally due to known or unknown-intentional or unintentional causes. Types of Machine Failure There are three types of…

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What is Track Frame?

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Track Frame serves as the “backbone” (framework) and support for undercarriage: track assembly, rollers, front idler, recoil spring, and adjusting mechanism. Usually, there are 2 track frames located on the right and left of a unit. It consists of box-shaped steel which is arranged crossed and tied with welded steel plates. Track Frame can be…

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Excavator Sizes

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Choosing the right size of excavator is very important to get the job onsite done properly and efficiently. Imagine if you had a sewer reparation project but you used a standard excavator which was too big for the project, your job might not finish properly and the probability of over budget was increased. Or, if…

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What are Ground Engaging Tools?

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Ground Engaging Tools (GET) are tools that engage directly with the ground or materials to protect your heavy equipment. Choosing the right and good quality of GET, also has a good manner in using and replacing GET, will ensure to prolong your heavy equipment lifetime. Of course, it’ll also affect the productivity and profitability of…

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Using Mobile Device for Daily Maintenance? Why not?

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One of many keys to keep the optimum condition of your heavy machinery is doing daily inspection. Inspection able you to monitor and ensure that the machine operates properly, which will later relate to the work results and operator safety. The Usual Daily Inspection Typically, inspections are done by checking all parts of the machine…

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Figuring Out Fuel Efficiency of Heavy Equipment

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Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.Peter F. Drucker As you know, fuel is ‘food’ for heavy equipment to work. In the company’s concern, there are 2 important terms namely Fuel Consumption and Fuel Efficiency. Both sound similar, but actually different. Fuel Consumption is the amount of fuel used per…

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Differences Between Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Computerized Maintenance and Management System (CMMS)

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There is a common perception that Enterprise Asset Management solution (EAM) is more a financial application, while Computerized Maintenance and Management System (CMMS) is more an operational application, since it tracks repairs, parts, costs of parts and maintenance at the equipment level. But it is too simplified and a bit misleading. The fact is both solutions track the financial…

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HEAVY EQUIPMENT SYSTEM OF EXCAVATOR

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Excavators are heavy equipment that are widely used for the purpose of transporting or digging material or other constructive activities. The Heavy Equipment System used in the Excavator itself is a hydraulic system, where the main driving force is a diesel engine. This diesel engine functions to convert mechanical energy into hydraulic energy obtained from…

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WHY HEAVY EQUIPMENT ARE YELLOW?

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“Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel.” Hans Hofmann Color is based on the mental and emotional effects caused by color to humans in all aspects of life. In color therapy, color is often associated with one’s emotions. Color can also affect a person’s mental or physical state.…

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