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PROFITABLE PLANNING - Customers get more life out of their large machines with new, remanufactured components

November 29, 2021 / Tips & Best Practices
Large off-road machinery frames generally last 40,000 to 60,000 hours or more, depending on use and the conditions and materials they deal with on a daily basis. The life of most of their components are typically about half as long, according to Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. Business Development Manager Kevin Chastain. Continue reading...
Komatsu Care helps you understand TCO

Could a new extended warranty program help you better determine total cost of ownership over the life of large machinery?

September 22, 2021 / Tips & Best Practices
Understanding total cost of ownership (TCO) over the lifetime of a machine helps you make highly informed decisions about which equipment to buy. Several factors go into calculating TCO. Some costs are fixed, such as the initial purchase price, while other costs – repair and maintenance, fuel and operators' hourly wages, for example – fluctuate. Continue reading...
coolant for machines

Using the proper coolant at correct intervals helps ensure that your equipment delivers maximum performance

September 07, 2021 / Tips & Best Practices
If you are looking to protect critical engine components and keep operating temperatures steady, you need the right engine coolant/antifreeze. While the word “anti-freeze” implies protection from freezing, engine coolant is actually critical in all-weather applications, because it transfers heat to prevent both freezing and overheating. Continue reading...

Maintaining Fuel Systems for Komatsu Equipment

October 31, 2019 / Tips & Best Practices
To ensure Komatsu Equipment Performance make sure to maintain fuel systems. Learn how here! Continue reading...