Tag: tires

A tire is a ring-shaped vehicle component that covers the wheel’s rim to protect it and enable better vehicle performance. Most tires, such as those for automobiles and bicycles, provide traction between the vehicle and the road while providing a flexible cushion that absorbs shock.

California Scheming

California Scheming

Our trusty neighborhood transfer station here in California is in need of a makeover. Transfer stations have been the backbone of our urban waste management system, but a variety of pressures to serve our communities are driving transfer stations to recreate themselves in a new light. When viewed collectively, these

Attention is Mandatory

Attention is Mandatory

It’s a well-known fact that trash trucks operate in one of the dirtiest, most severe environments. Because of this, keeping up-to-date on routine and preventative maintenance is even more important than in other industries. One day of unscheduled downtime is worth $780–$1,000, estimates Michael Thompson, inside service manager, Autocar LLC—and

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Alliance Tire Americas
A new line of radial Galaxy off-the-road tires from Alliance Tire Group Inc. (ATG) brings rugged, long-life radial construction to graders, dozers, loaders, and dump trucks. The flexible sidewalls of radial tires create a larger, more even footprint for better traction, less rolling resistance, and greater fuel efficiency. Special

Big and Tall Haul

Big and Tall Haul

Fluids are essential to machine health but are too often overlooked and under-prioritized. Also, many only learn basic or general fluid maintenance information, and this, plus some misinformation, often leads to less optimal machine productivity and longevity and can lead to catastrophic failure.

NEW OPTIONS FOR CAT 918M COMPACT WHEEL LOADER INCLUDE HIGH-LIFT LOADER LINKAGE, FUSION COUPLER, GUARDING, LARGER TIRES

NEW OPTIONS FOR CAT 918M COMPACT WHEEL LOADER INCLUDE HIGH-LIFT LOADER LINKAGE, FUSION COUPLER, GUARDING, LARGER TIRES

Caterpillar now offers the 918M compact wheel loader with four new options: high-lift loader linkage, Cat Fusion™ coupler, five-piece guarding package and wider tires.

High-lift linkage

The new high-lift loader linkage option is designed specifically for applications in waste and recycling, agriculture, and construction that can benefit from increased lift height and increased reach

Rayco Introduces New Stump Cutter Models, Trailer

Rayco Introduces New Stump Cutter Models, Trailer

Rayco Manufacturing is pleased to announce the debut of two stump cutter models — the RG55 and RG80 — as well as the new TRG stump cutter trailer. These are the first new product introductions for Rayco since the company was acquired by Morbark, LLC, in November 2017.

RG55 Stump Cutter
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Two Million Tons of Sediment

Two Million Tons of Sediment

Any number of problems are blamed on dams: flooding when they fail, downstream sedimentation when they’re removed, disruption of habitat and fish passage when they simply exist. Recently in the Chesapeake Bay region, officials are blaming one particular dam, and those who control its floodgates, for a trash problem.

Heavy

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