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Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Engine Parts, Part 2

The fundamental role of your heavy equipment’s engine (and all engines for that matter) is to convert the energy in a fuel source into mechanical energy for the sole purpose of creating motion. An internal combustion engine is man’s best invention to accomplish this in order to have machinery (component parts of steel and other… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Engine Parts, Part 1

  Engine parts are some of the most important spare Caterpillar parts you need to have on-hand. After all, if your engine goes down, so does your machine, and it might be a while before it is up and running again, costing you big time in the services you offer your customers. Wagner Equipment Co… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Fluids, Part 2

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Fluids, Part 2 wagner equipment co

Grease, oil, and lubricants have been around for a very long time. Humans figured out quite quickly that applying these materials to their mechanical inventions, such as a cart, a wheelbarrow, or a chariot, will make them go faster, improve their longevity, and help reduce broken wheels. Throughout history, their composition has changed, and to… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Fluids, Part 1

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Fluids, Part 1 wagner equipment co

Fluids are essential for your heavy machinery. If there weren’t fluids, such as coolants, oils, and greases, your machinery would not function. That’s a tall order for such a minor part. That being said, it’s important to have the right fluids for the job, which is why Caterpillar offers our own Cat fluids that are… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Seal Kits

We’ve been discussing lately on our blog the importance of having spare Cat parts on-hand. This is super beneficial to prevent downtimes, which can cost you money, and to ensure no undue damage is done to your Cat machine because a part wore out. By regularly checking your Caterpillar heavy equipment, you can ensure that… read more

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Bearings, Part 2

Spare Parts to Have On-Hand for Your Heavy Equipment: Bearings, Part 2 wagner equipment co

It’s hard to believe when you look at a bearing that this tiny component that is so integral to the workings of a machine is a precise piece of engineering that has been created by thousands of man hours to perfection. These small pieces of metal are so integral, in fact, to the operation of… read more

Winter Operator Tips for Your Heavy Equipment

  You would think driving a piece of heavy machinery is the same every day, day-in and day-out. However, just like with your car, winter brings a whole new set of challenges when driving, such as less traction, snow to plow through, and ice. Plus, the weather causes mechanical parts to operate differently, which takes… read more

Winter Care Tips for Your Heavy Equipment

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While heavy equipment is built to run all year long, weather definitely affects not only your machinery, but also your ability to do your jobs. Let’s face it, when it’s sub-zero wind chill, it’s extremely hard to dig no matter how great your excavator is. In addition, due to extreme heat and extreme cold, your… read more

Solutions You Can Count On With Wagner Equipment Co

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Wagner Equipment Co offers new and used heavy equipment throughout Colorado, New Mexico, and west Texas. Our services run the gamut, from field service technicians and our Cat Parts Store to electric power generation and portable machining. We’ve been a leading Caterpillar equipment dealer since 1976, offering Ag equipment, smaller tools through the Cat Rental… read more

Machines Needed to Mine Coal, Part 4

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If you’ve ever visited a mining site, even a mining site from the 1800s when mining first began, you know that mining is a huge operation. Surface mining can cover hundreds of acres of land, moving millions of pounds of dirt, rock, and rubble — all before you even get to the coal. In order… read more