Seven Machine Tips Extend Equipment Cycles

While equipment life is affected by a wide variety of variables, correct machine selection, condition monitoring and effective operating techniques can help you extend equipment life cycles and improve operating efficiency. Undercarriage can account for a high percentage of equipment operating costs, so extending the life of undercarriage components will reduce overall operating costs. In addition, condition monitoring technologies can track maintenance intervals, check fault codes and improve maintenance by reducing guesswork. Any time you are working in conditions that are extreme, you should consider adapting your maintenance routine to reduce the impact on your equipment. Well-trained operators understand a machines various power and economy modes and know how to set up a machine to deliver the right amount of power for the task at hand.

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