Tag: diesel truck

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or ‘CI’ engine) is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel that has been injected into the combustion chamber is initiated by the high temperature which a gas achieves when greatly compressed (adiabatic compression). This contrasts with spark-ignition engines such as a petrol engine (gasoline engine) or gas engine (using a gaseous fuel as opposed to petrol), which use a spark plug to ignite an air-fuel mixture.

Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind

Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind

While a lot of attention is usually paid to parts and equipment on solid waste vehicles that are high up and visible, it is important to pay attention to what is underneath and not so visible. Products and equipment include transmissions, suspension systems, brakes, and wheels.

Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind

Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind

While a lot of attention is usually paid to parts and equipment on solid waste vehicles that are high up and visible, it is important to pay attention to what is underneath and not so visible. Products and equipment include transmissions, suspension systems, brakes, and wheels.

Advantages of Automated Vacuum Collection Facilities

Advantages of Automated Vacuum Collection Facilities

Although there are more than 100 urban automated vacuum collection (AVAC) systems operating in more than 15 foreign countries serving large city centers, residential areas, airports, and theme parks, and dozens more serving hospitals and food plants for decades in the US and internationally, they were slow to be introduced

Improving the Livability of Our Cities

Improving the Livability of Our Cities

Most of us have pulled into our local bank teller drive-through window and placed our checks for deposit into a plastic tube sitting in a clear pipe. We push a button, hear a whoosh, and the tube magically disappears. In about 15 seconds, the teller is holding our checks. We

CNG Trucks Pick Up and Promote

CNG Trucks Pick Up and Promote

Less than 10 years ago, there were only about 1,500 compressed natural gas (CNG) garbage trucks on the road, all made by Autocar and Crane Carrier Company. Today that number has more than tripled, and continues to grow, with nearly every major manufacturer producing a version. Some estimates place the

CNG Trucks Pick Up and Promote

CNG Trucks Pick Up and Promote

Less than 10 years ago, there were only about 1,500 compressed natural gas (CNG) garbage trucks on the road, all made by Autocar and Crane Carrier Company. Today that number has more than tripled, and continues to grow, with nearly every major manufacturer producing a version. Some estimates place the

Finn Network Adds Two Dealers

Fairfield, OH (September 12, 2014): FINN Corporation, a world leader in the manufacture of landscape and erosion control equipment, welcomes to its dealer network, Vermeer MidSouth, Inc. of Cordova, Tennessee and Superior Equipment Repair, Inc. of New Castle, California. Vermeer MidSouth, covering Mississippi, Arkansas, Northern Louisiana and Western Tennessee, and

Cummins Sets Goal of 500 Engines a Day at Jamestown Plant

LAKEWOOD, N.Y. – Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. is boosting its annual rate of investment in its 40-year-old Jamestown Engine Plant here by more than 50%, with the goal of hitting 500 engines a day, most of them ISX15s. As part of the 40th anniversary celebration for JEP, the company’s

Shouldering the Load

Shouldering the Load

Today’s trend on the construction site is for contractors to have the ability to meet their goals of higher production per man hour-essentially, the ability for one operator to move more dirt in a workday. The partner in that endeavor is the dump truck, be it a rigid frame or

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