caterpillar equipment

Benefits of Planned Tree Thinning

  A forest is a living thing that requires sustenance like all living creatures in order to survive. These include carbon dioxide, nutrients from the soil, sunlight, and water. However, when you have too many trees close to each other, competition for these vital nutrients can occur, leaving some trees squeezed and in an unhealthy… read more

Cat Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Undercarriage

Google any article on the undercarriage of your heavy machinery, and you’ll be told how crucial it is to the functionality of your piece of equipment. It performs a lot of work, and when it breaks down, it can be costly to repair. In fact, the repair bills for a piece of heavy equipment can… read more

Best Heavy Equipment for Site Preparation

Best Heavy Equipment for Site Preparation wagner equipment co

Properly preparing a site for construction is super important in the building and construction industry. Just like the foundation supports the entire building, the ground that the building sits on supports the building. Most of us have experienced what happens when a building sinks: the foundations can crack and the structure of the building is… read more

How to Store Ag Equipment

How to Store Ag Equipment wagner equipment co

  Any major piece of heavy equipment should be properly stored when not in use, from wheel loaders to dozers, telehandlers, and mining equipment. This holds true for Ag equipment, too. When you are not using your tiller, harvester, or your tractor, they should be properly stored to help ensure they are ready when you… read more

Cat Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Final Drives

  Heavy equipment can be complicated to say the least. With hundreds of parts working together in order to allow them to do the job they were built to do, it can get complicated when something breaks down. With Caterpillar equipment, finding the Cat part that is malfunctioning not only takes skill, but it also… read more

Cat Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Cylinder Seals

  In our on-going series of taking a look at Cat spare parts to have on hand in case something happens, today we’ll take a look at the lowly cylinder, “lowly” as in often overlooked. The cylinder seal works in tandem with the cylinders, which hold the hydraulic fluid that then powers most often the… read more

Cat Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Batteries

Without a battery, your car, truck, or heavy equipment would not start. It’s main job is to provide the power to jolt your vehicle or heavy equipment to life. It also supplies power for things such as lights when the engine has been turned off. You can think of batteries as the adrenaline in your… read more

Reasons to Have Cat Spare Parts On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Batteries

Imagining a world without batteries is like imagining a world without technology. While batteries began somewhat inauspiciously, today Americans buy more than three billion dry-cell batteries a year that power everything from our kids’ toys and watches to computers, cell phones, and our vehicles. It’s safe to say we’d have a lot less gadgets and… read more

Cat Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Belts

Belts are integral to the operation of your engine, first and foremost, and then to other accessories that help improve performance of your vehicle or piece of heavy equipment, such as your air conditioning, alternator, water pump, and more. These simple machines help to transfer energy or power to your machinery. Often overlooked because they… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Engine Parts, Part 3

  Your engine is the workhorse of your heavy equipment, providing the power to perform amazing amounts of work that would take humans thousands of hours and hands to do. Similar to the human heart, with proper care and maintenance, your engine will run smoothly, effectively, and efficiently for a very long time. Having Cat… read more