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Proper storage and handling will help reduce the risk of fluid contamination

Proper storage and handling will help reduce the risk of fluid contamination

by on January 29, 2016 0 Comments

Hold a single hair in your hand or look at the dust that rests on the monitor that you’re reading this article on. Barely visible, right? Now consider this: Those dust particles are roughly four times the size of contaminants that can easily find their way into the oils and hydraulic fluids that protect your […]

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Preparing Tomorrow’s Agricultural Leaders through the  Delo Tractor Restoration Competition

Preparing Tomorrow’s Agricultural Leaders through the Delo Tractor Restoration Competition

by on October 27, 2015 1 Comment

Webster’s defines a mechanical lubricant as: a substance, such as oil or grease, used for minimizing friction, especially in an engine or component. One way that Chevron is helping to “minimize the friction” of young people entering the job market is by helping instill the skills and training in high school that will help them […]

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New Frontier: The Changing Market of On-Highway Fleets

New Frontier: The Changing Market of On-Highway Fleets

by on October 15, 2015 0 Comments

The last time you specified a new group of on-highway tractors did you start to ask yourself, “Where did all my choices go?” If you did, you’re not alone.

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Clean Oil Part 3 – Giving Hydraulic Oil a Lift

Clean Oil Part 3 – Giving Hydraulic Oil a Lift

by on October 7, 2015 1 Comment

This is part three of a three-part series on the importance of clean oil. Read part one and two here. We have talked about the importance of clean oil and how it contributes to the bottom line of the company, as well as the dangers of contaminants. Now, we want to address how you keep […]

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Counting the Costs of Construction Sites Near Water

Counting the Costs of Construction Sites Near Water

by on September 25, 2015 1 Comment

Let’s say your company is building a new bridge or operating cranes, excavators, backhoes, dredging and concrete pumping equipment from land based and floating platforms. Then it happens— a component or system failure causes gear lubricant or hydraulic fluid to leak.

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The Right Oil Filter Can Pay Dividends Over Time

The Right Oil Filter Can Pay Dividends Over Time

by on August 25, 2015 0 Comments

Driven by the desire to reduce maintenance expenses, one of the most important decisions for fleets to make is the right extended service diesel engine oil filter. Oil filters will play an integral role in how to make the most of your premium heavy duty engine oil.

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The Delo Tractor Restoration Competition Changes Lives… and Tractors

The Delo Tractor Restoration Competition Changes Lives… and Tractors

by on August 10, 2015 1 Comment

“I can say with 110% certainty that if it were not for the Delo Tractor Restoration Competition (TRC) and those old rusty tractors, I would not be doing what I do now,” said Tabetha (Salsbury) Hammer, winner of the 2003 and 2004 Delo TRC. “My involvement with TRC gave me the opportunity to expand my […]

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Maximizing the Life of Your Diesel Pick-up

Maximizing the Life of Your Diesel Pick-up

by on August 3, 2015 0 Comments

  All maintenance program should begin by following OEM recommended procedures and intervals (period). Yet that alone may not be enough to keep maintenance costs predictable and in check, as well as maximize the life of your truck.

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The Importance of Clean Oil: Understanding contamination

The Importance of Clean Oil: Understanding contamination

by on July 22, 2015 2 Comments

This is part two of a three-part series on the importance of clean oil. Read part one here.   Take a close look at the monitor on which you’re reading this article. If you can see dust, you’re looking at particles about 40 microns in size, amongst the smallest we can see with the naked […]

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Why tractor hydraulic fluids are the right choice for your off-highway operations

Why tractor hydraulic fluids are the right choice for your off-highway operations

by on July 14, 2015 0 Comments

People often ask us why they can’t use hydraulic oil in their off-highway equipment. They’re interested in saving money, and this seems like a logical choice.

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