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Tag: equipment maintenance

Before operating a loader, check for chips and cracks in the windows. Also, make sure the glass is free of dirt that could present safety issues. Photo: P&Q Staff

Wheel loader walk-around pointers

September 13, 2022By

Review items and hazards operators should look for in and around wheel loaders to ensure safer jobsites.

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Manufacturers design and build vibrating screens as a total system. The weight of the parts, required running speed and amplitude are all taken into consideration when balancing the machine. Photo: Haver & Boecker Niagara

The true cost of fabricated parts

July 8, 2022By

While a fabricated component may seem to make sense at first due to lower cost, any minor imperfections could result in damage and downtime.

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Five tips to maintain suspended electromagnets

June 1, 2022By

To get the most out of suspended electromagnets and reduce downtime, plant operators must develop a proper maintenance routine.

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Vibrating screen diagnostics Photo: Haver & Boecker Niagara

How vibration analysis boosts producers’ bottom lines

February 7, 2022By

Diagnostic tools like vibration analysis have the ability to improve and maintain vibrating screen performance and reduce maintenance costs and downtime.

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Vibration analysis gives screening plant managers the information needed to fine-tune and properly maintain equipment. Photo: Major

How vibration analysis makes life easier for screens

January 10, 2022By

Lars Bräunling of Major explains how aggregate producers can use vibration analysis tech to prevent unforeseen breakdowns, as well as optimize performance.

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Four steps to maintain equipment safely

December 20, 2021By

Maintaining a safe work environment is essential to not only keep employees out of harm’s way, but reduce risk, avoid downtime and ensure operations run efficiently and smoothly.

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Strategies to maximize trailer longevity, safety

December 9, 2021By and

To get the most out of trailers, there are some key steps to take that prevent costly damage and keep trailers in tiptop shape.

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How to maintain sand classifying tanks, fine material screw washers

July 27, 2021By

Maintaining a site’s washing and classifying equipment is vital when it comes to keeping equipment up and running and downtime to a minimum.

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Utilizing the right oils, lubricants when mining in the heat

July 16, 2021By

It’s important to reexamine if the right oils and lubricants are in use with your equipment and environment, as getting it wrong puts machinery at risk.

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