Off-Highway Vehicles

Damaging Effects of Dust Particles on Engine Hardware

May 21, 2020

Almost one third of the Earth's total land mass is desert, and approximately 40% of global roads are unpaved, arid and dusty. In addition, many off-highway and mining locations are in similar environments. This video looks at how these situations affect engine hardware and lubricants.

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A Study in Sand (Part 3)

May 15, 2020

In the final article in this series, we examine remedial actions which can reduce internal combustion engine component damage as a result of sand or dust ingress.

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A Study in Sand (Part 2)

April 18, 2020

In part 1 of this series, we established that the presence of sand and dust particles in an engine can damage components. Part 2 looks at the extent and nature of the damage caused.

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Stage V Emissions Standard Impact on Agricultural Engine Lubricants

March 19, 2020

Agricultural landowners must maximize productivity, efficiency and generate profits to enable future sustainability. While external factors exist, there are many actions farmers can take which improve their business model.

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Better Protection Against "Yellow Buckets"

February 24, 2020

In order to protect consumers from purchasing low-quality tractor hydraulic fluids (THF), the National Conference on Weights and Measures has amended the National Institute of Standards and Technology Handbook 130.

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A Study in Sand

February 17, 2020

Sandy and dusty environments present a variety of challenges to vehicle engines.