- Caterpillar Products:
The publication Product Information Guide, SEBF1015, "Improving Component Durability", "Final Drives and Differentials" is now available.
Improving the life of major components is the easiest way to lower the cost of the machine per hour. Improving the life of major components is also the most cost effective way of lowering cost per hour of a machine. This publication explains the best ways to maximize the life of the drive axles for the power train.
This new publication contains 40 pages of high quality, full color graphics and illustrations. This new publication provides an explanation of the following items:
- There are three basic parts that wear on the axle: gears, bearings and seals
- The function of each component
- Causes of wear of the components
- Causes of failure of the components
- Ways to increase the service life of the components
This publication will use a Mining Truck as an example in order to explain operation that will affect the life of the bearings and the life of the gears. The publication also provides a detailed explanation of the effects of contaminated lubrication oil.
This publication is intended for all levels of customer and dealer personnel that are directly involved with the operation and maintenance of earthmoving equipment.
The publication Product Information Guide, SEBF1015, "Improving Component Durability", "Final Drives and Differentials" is available through the normal literature distribution system.
Note: The publication Service Guide, SEBF1015, "Improving Component Durability", "Final Drives and Differentials" is sold in packages of 10.