Go To Parts, Wastequip’s OEM parts division, is excited to announce that it has signed exclusive agreements with several leading dealers in the waste equipment industry, creating a network of 10 parts dealers covering the South, Southeast, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S. The dealers were selected based on their commitment to quality service and an experienced waste industry sales force.
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Repair kits for some of today’s most widely used fan clutches are the latest additions to the TRP line of all-makes truck parts. The new TRP Fan Clutch Repair Kits include everything needed to rebuild Horton Drivemaster and DM Advantage on/off fan drives, the first-fit drives found in today’s North American heavy-duty trucks. For older S and HT/S clutches, rebuild and repair options from TRP include both super kits and seal kits.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will bring its Total Solution to Waste Expo, June 6-9, in Las Vegas, Nev. The Goodyear Total Solution of trusted products, a nationwide network, reliable services and fleet management tools is designed to help waste haul fleets lower their operating costs. Goodyear. Highlights include:
RSC Bio Solutions, a global leader in environmentally acceptable lubricants and cleaners, recently announced the expansion of its EnviroLogic 800 series of biodegradable greases. The EnviroLogic 800 series are VGP compliant, biodegradable Lithium Complex greases designed to operate in severe outdoor environments and withstand corrosion.
The undercarriage of tracked heavy equipment, such as material handlers, consists of many moving components that need to be maintained for them to function properly. If the undercarriage is not routinely inspected and maintained, it can easily cost you valuable time, money and potentially decrease the track’s lifespan.
Operations in the recycling management and solid waste industries rely heavily on trucks and assets, whether a company is collecting materials or processing them at a job site. From start to finish, business operations must run smoothly and efficiently to ensure the necessary jobs are completed in a day. One small delay during the day can cause a ripple effect, interrupting operations for the rest of the week. If a waste management company is able to gather actionable data regarding fleet operations, business managers can proactively take steps to increase operational efficiency and improve overall operations.
We’ve all heard the adage: “You get what you pay for.” In many cases that’s true. Yet, when it comes to the tires in your fleet, it may not be the case. With tires, you can actually get more than you pay for, and if you do, you’re cutting operational costs significantly since tires often represent the second highest expense following fuel.
Industrial motors controlled by variable frequency drives (VFDs) are at risk of electrical bearing damage. The new AEGIS Shaft Voltage Tester Digital Oscilloscope makes it easier than ever to check in-service motors for damaging VFD-induced shaft voltages and head off bearing damage and costly unplanned equipment downtime.
The new environmentally safe Oil Eater Fleet Wash is formulated to effectively remove grease, diesel, dirt and bird droppings from trucks and heavy equipment.
Late 2015 continues as a tough time to be in the shredding business. Scrap prices continue to find new lows while the input side of the business tries to adjust to the change in value. It may be the sign of a fundamental reset in the value of scrap. How the volume adjusts to the new price is not yet clear, and obsolete scrap volumes may lag for some time until the economics of disposal and transport adjust.
A piece of equipment that is not maintained properly is probably costing its owner in loss of production.
Vacon recently introduced the NXC Drive – an enclosed, variable-speed AC drive for high-power applications – and one of the most compact of its type on the market. Designed to meet demanding requirements for flexibility and robustness, the NXC is available in NEMA 1 and NEMA 12 variations, and is ideal for use in waste and recycling, mining, oil and gas, water and wastewater industries. Typical applications for the NXC include: pumps and fans, extruders, main propulsion and bow thrusters, conveyers and crushers, feeders and mixes, winches, compressors, test benches, static power supply and industrial elevators. The NXC is available with a standard diode front end, or with an active front end when there are requirements for low harmonic, and/or the capability of regenerating 100 percent of its power back to the incoming line.
Abanaki Corporation’s latest coolant maintenance catalogue is the “Ultimate Coolant Maintenance Resource Guide” according to the company. This newly constructed guidebook is a complete source to Abanaki’s extensive coolant maintenance line, with up-to-date product information, model numbers and drawings. It also provides in-depth expert commentary on the topic, making it a valuable resource guide for those dealing with coolant maintenance issues.
Muncie Power Products, Inc. says they have raised the bar with their latest DC power packs designed for reliable, quality performance. Muncie Power’s new DC power packs feature new motors available in 12VDC and 24VDC and are ideal for use in numerous applications, including dump bodies, single-acting cylinders and lift gates. With custom circuits and standard models available, the DC power pack allows for individual selection depending on product and application needs. Additionally, horizontal and vertical mounting capabilities along with pre-assembled packaging make the DC power pack’s installation easy.
ESCO Corporation has been in business for over 100 years as an independent developer and manufacturer of highly engineered wear parts and replacement products used in mining, infrastructure development, oil and gas, and industrial applications, including metal and wood recycling. The company manufactures and supplies grates and structural parts, crusher, shredder and grinder parts, cast recycling hammers, rotor caps and end disc caps, conveyor attachments and chains, and for primary metals applications, drain and dross pans, ingot molds and skim pots.