Terex launch new Backhoe

Terex Construction has just announced a new TLB850 backhoe loader. The cost effective TLB850 is packed with features and additions to provide owner-operators with high performance, comfort and ease of use. Built on over 55 years’ of backhoe expertise, the new model is based on Terex’s TLB840, which has proved popular in construction sites across…

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Principles of filtration

Introduction: Filters are very important in industrial applications and they are essential in the operation of internal combustion engines and hydraulic circuits. Filtration Definition: • Separation of particles from a fluid (liquid or gas) by the passage of that fluid through a permeable medium/membrane • When particles are high in value this is known as…

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Tractor market shows horsepower increase

The total tractor power sold in the first six months of the year has increased by 6.7% compared with a year earlier to 1.053m horsepower, according to the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA). Unsurprisingly, the size of the average tractor has also risen to 151.6hp – a 2.6% gain on the first six months of the…

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The perils of water in hydraulic oil

Water may be life giving to humans, animals and vegetation but water in hydraulic oil or fuel can do severe harm to a machine’s system.
Water can be trapped in hydraulic oil in 3 states:
• Dissolved: not visible
• Entrained: Visible and milky
• Free: visible as water

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The PC9001 on-line particle counter

The PC9000 on-line particle counter sold by Nottingham based Filtertechnik takes the guess work out of checking oil cleanliness. Simple to install and use the PC9000 comes with its own trending software that allows further analysis of contamination trends. The results are the same as from centralized laboratory counters but they are available in real time at time a machine is operating!

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