How to Properly Maintain Your Excavator

By primesource | June 10, 2022

Excavators are subject to harsh conditions, often working in the mud, sun, snow and rain. Regular maintenance is necessary to keep your excavator working as it should. You’ll also gain better fuel efficiency, higher productivity, lower operating costs and reduced equipment failure rates. Learn more about how to maintain an excavator to keep your equipment…

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Guide to Small Engine Repair

By primesource | May 9, 2022

  Small engines power many different types of equipment, from lawnmowers and other outdoor products to generators, pressure washers and industrial applications. Small engines offer compact size, straightforward construction and efficient performance, and can last for many years if cared for properly. Before jumping into a maintenance routine, however, you must understand how small engines work and what…

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Causes of Undercarriage Damage (and How to Fix It)

By primesource | April 29, 2022

The undercarriage is a crucial part of heavy equipment. This equipment component is incredibly strong, built to withstand some of the toughest conditions. However, damage to heavy equipment, and the undercarriage especially, isn’t always avoidable. There are various factors that can lead to undercarriage damage over the years. Here’s a look at some of the…

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Complete Guide to Portable Generators

By primesource | March 11, 2022

Unlike static generators that are permanently secured to the ground, portable generators offer mobility and ease of use for occasional or less-demanding applications. If you don’t often experience power outages, a portable generator’s cost-effective nature and ability to provide emergency power to key appliances make it a smart choice. Static generators will kick on automatically in…

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The Difference Between a 2-Stroke and 4-Stroke Engine

By primesource | February 22, 2022

Throughout the many changes and innovations in automotive and engine design, one thing has remained a constant — the design of two-stroke and four-stroke engines. While you may have heard of these types of engines before, you may be asking yourself what the difference is between them. Here’s what you need to know about the…

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New vs. Used Heavy Equipment Parts

By primesource | February 4, 2022

When you need to decide between new or used heavy equipment parts, there are many factors to consider. Understanding the pros and cons of each option will help you determine which might be the best choice for your specific needs. New Heavy Equipment Parts Buying new is always an appealing option because you know you’re…

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Extend the Life of Your Equipment Attachments

By primesource | January 7, 2022

Your equipment was a big investment. When you take care of your construction equipment attachments, they’ll take care of you. The right care also means the life of your equipment will be longer, protecting your investment. Tips for Equipment Attachments Care Follow these tips to get the most out of your heavy equipment attachments: Regular…

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Tips for Rubber Track Undercarriage Maintenance

By primesource | December 9, 2021

Your equipment takes care of you by getting the job done. You want to make sure you’re taking care of it in return. This equipment was a big investment, so you want to know that it will last a long time. Doing routine undercarriage maintenance and other preventative actions can help prevent having to repair…

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What Is an Articulated Dump Truck?

By primesource | November 9, 2021

To haul weighty loads across rugged terrain and maneuver tight corners with ease, you need something more than an ordinary truck. An articulated dump truck is often the answer. Dump trucks are popular in many industries because of their unique hauling capabilities. In particular, an articulated dump truck has the power and dependability you need…

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Steel Track Undercarriage Maintenance

By primesource | October 22, 2021

Tips on How to Take Care of Equipment Steel Undercarriages You rely on your equipment to get the job done right. But when the equipment isn’t working like it should be, it costs you time and money. Keeping your equipment in the best shape possible is important to you in the long run. Undercarriage maintenance…

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