Tag: tractors

A powerful motor vehicle with large rear wheels, used chiefly on farms for hauling equipment and trailers.

The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly

The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly

Equipment used in composting applications can get really large. Some machines, such as Peterson Pacific Corp.’s 6700 grinders, have a footprint of 750 feet squared (63 feet by 11.9 feet). Other machines have really high capacities. The Scarab 27×11 A Frame windrow machine is capable of processing more than 15,000

Editor’s Comments: Fighting Fire with Iron

Editor’s Comments: Fighting Fire with Iron

We’re barely halfway through the fire season here in California and tragically, as I write this, there have already been six fatalities from fighting the wildfires. It’s shaping up to be the worst fire season in the history of the state both in terms of the amount of land burned

Site Clearing Success

Site Clearing Success

Site clearing can demand a lot of niche or application-specific equipment. Most equipment that serves in those applications has application-specific features, which makes it great at its intended use, but not very versatile.

Seeding for Progress and Restoration

Seeding for Progress and Restoration

The Palouse region of eastern Washington is known as one of the most fertile expanses of land in the world, with rich topsoil plunging to a depth of 100 feet or more. As Kurt Merg, vegetation ecologist for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, explains, it is one of

Achieving Optimum Traction With Specific Tires and Tracks

Achieving Optimum Traction With Specific Tires and Tracks

Tires are wonderful things. They solved transportation and mobility issues for a lot of people throughout history, from wheel-mounted siege weapons to horse-drawn carriages to wheelchairs to cars to construction equipment. However, throughout history, people have been dealing with the shortcomings of tire technology.

Site Clearing Success

Site Clearing Success

Site clearing can demand a lot of niche or application-specific equipment. Most equipment that serves in those applications has application-specific features, which makes it great at its intended use, but not very versatile.

The Tracks of My Tires

The Tracks of My Tires

Tires are wonderful things. They solved transportation and mobility issues for a lot of people throughout history, from wheel-mounted siege weapons to horse-drawn carriages to wheelchairs to cars to construction equipment. However, throughout history, people have been dealing with the shortcomings of tire technology.

Project Profile: Smooth Ride

Project Profile: Smooth Ride

Negotiating On- and Off-Road Surfaces Consecutively Can Present Challenges.
A heavy-duty vehicle hauling solid waste travels down a paved road leading out of town. The ride is relatively smooth and unremarkable, but the driver has made this trip before, and he knows that things are about to get interesting. The vehicle

Remove Landfill Air Space With Wheels and Teeth

Remove Landfill Air Space With Wheels and Teeth

Location is Everything

In Montezuma County, located in the southwest corner of Colorado, the local county landfill is well positioned for business in this area that is suitably named, “Four Corners.” Along with the Colorado trash, customers bring in solid waste from three adjacent states of Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona,

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