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In-Cab Display Basics

Posted on: September 2, 2019 1:46 pm

Quick Tip Video: In-Cab Display Basics As someone using heavy equipment for your worksite requirements, the last thing you want to do is spend time fumbling with your machine’s display to find the settings you need when your eyes are supposed to be trained on the road. Unfortunately, this type of distracted driving is all […]

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Equipment Pre-Start Checklist

Posted on: August 19, 2019 11:01 am

Quick Tip Video: Pre-Start Checklist At the beginning of the workday, it can be easy to step into the machines and get to work. But adding routine pre-start checks to your daily schedule gives a huge advantage to your work and business. This video outlines the ways you can ensure your Cat® mini hydraulic excavator is […]

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Equipment Technology

Posted on: August 5, 2019 10:44 am

Quick Tip Video: CAT Connect Whether you’re looking to draw more insights from your asset data, run a more productive jobsite, or transform your safety culture, your Cat dealer can help — with information, advice and a partnership to tackle your biggest challenges. Transcript Hi, I’m Collin with today’s quick tip. Today I’m going to […]

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In-Cab Monitor Features

Posted on: July 22, 2019 1:50 pm

Quick Tip Video: In-Cab Monitor Features Every machine in your fleet is a little bit different. Training your team to operate different types of machines makes them much more well-rounded in their skillset. When your workers know every one of the features and capabilities of the machinery, they can confidently get the job done right. […]

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Machine Warm Up

Posted on: July 8, 2019 1:39 pm

Quick Tip Video: Mini Hydraulic Excavator Warm Up We have tips for pre-start checks, and now it’s time for some advice for after the machine starts. Checking your machinery at multiple points gives you the most thorough picture of the status of your machinery. Like a car in the winter or an athlete right before […]

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Cat Engine Rebuilds

Posted on: June 24, 2019 10:58 am

Quick Tip Video: Caterpillar Rebuild You rely on your equipment to get the job done. The machinery is built tough because it has to take on difficult jobs. But over time, even these tough machines wear down. When your machinery breaks down, your first thought may be to replace the machine. With Caterpillar Rebuild, you […]

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Equipment Parts

Posted on: June 10, 2019 1:34 pm

Quick Tip Video: Parts.Cat.com When your machinery breaks down, you’ll want to have it fixed as soon as possible. Broken machinery means potential delays in the schedule and extra costs for repairs. You can make these repairs and maintenance items a little bit easier by using Parts.Cat.Com. Transcript Hey, I’m Collin and this is today’s […]

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Cab Lift

Posted on: May 27, 2019 1:28 pm

Quick Tip Video: Lift the Cab on an E-Series Skid Steer When you need to access the front cab of your skid steer, you don’t want this seemingly simple task to turn out to be harder than it seems. With the Cat® skid steer, it won’t be! With just a few simple steps, you can access […]

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Proper Parking Technique

Posted on: May 13, 2019 1:24 pm

Quick Tip Video: Proper Parking Technique When your team is working on a job, everyone has to be focused and follow the contract. But even when the day’s work is done, you still have to make sure you take care of your equipment. Cooling down your machinery and parking it properly helps keep it in […]

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Cat Filters vs. Competition

Posted on: February 14, 2019 3:59 pm

Quick Tip Video: Cat Filters Versus Competition Since 1925, Caterpillar® equipment has been the benchmark for strong, reliable machinery that gets the job done — even under the most challenging conditions. And along with world-class heavy, general and compact equipment, Cat® parts display the same trustworthiness and excellence of design. Put them together, and you have a […]

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Daily Cab Routine

Posted on: February 7, 2019 3:53 pm

Quick Tip Video: Daily Cab Routine for Operator Safety and Comfort There’s nothing as crucial to the proper operation of quality Caterpillar® equipment as operator safety, comfort and awareness. When operating equipment such as the all-new Cat® D Series Skid Steer Loader, you want to protect your investment while still getting a good day’s work out of […]

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Check Your Air Filters

Posted on: February 2, 2019 2:24 pm

Quick Tip Video: Check Air Filters for Operator and Equipment Safety In Caterpillar® equipment, the air filter protects vital engine components from the dust and debris of the environments where we work every day. Because of this, it’s critical to both the health and safety of the operator, as well as to component life, to keep […]

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Reset Service Interval

Posted on: January 31, 2019 3:46 pm

Quick Tip Video: Reset Service Interval on Cat® D Series Skid Steer Loaders The regular servicing of skid steer loaders and other quality Caterpillar® construction equipment is an integral part of any proactive maintenance plan. It serves both to protect your investment and maximize your uptime. As part of the all-new Cat D Series Skid Steer Loader […]

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Engine Check List

Posted on: January 29, 2019 10:48 am

Quick Tip Video: Small Wheel Loader Engine Check Transcript Hi, I’m Collin with today’s quick tip. Before starting your machine, it’s important to perform a daily walk around. After you’ve completed your walk around on the exterior, you will also want to check the engine compartment. First, check the engine enclosure screens for damage or foreign […]

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Maximize Undercarriage Life

Posted on: January 24, 2019 2:32 pm

Quick Tip Video: Undercarriage Life for Maximum Performance of  Your Cat® Equipment To make sure your Caterpillar® tracked machine is ready to work when you are, it’s always a good idea to maintain a healthy undercarriage life. By familiarizing yourself with some of the most common undercarriage maintenance procedures, you’ll help ensure your tracked equipment is in […]

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Skid Loader Safety Features

Posted on: January 17, 2019 2:31 pm

Quick Tip Video: Safety Features on the New Cat® D Series Skid Steer Loaders The all-new Cat D Series Skid Steer Loaders have been redesigned to promote operator safety and productivity on any jobsite. Along with the type of quality construction that makes Caterpillar® a world-famous name synonymous with strength and dependability, these exciting new machines are […]

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Fluid Sampling

Posted on: January 10, 2019 2:27 pm

Quick Tip Video: Fluid Sampling for Quality Fluid Analysis At Altorfer CAT, we offer our customers S.O.S. Fluid Analysis, which analyzes the condition of your oil, coolant and diesel fuel. This provides insights into the condition of your machinery’s most critical components and alerts you to irregularities before they can become much larger problems. Watch […]

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Know Your Engine

Posted on: December 27, 2018 2:22 pm

Quick Tip Video: Know Your Engine for Maximum Performance of your Cat®Equipment To make sure your Caterpillar® equipment is up and running when you need it to work, it’s always a good idea to know the engine inside of it. By acquainting yourself with some of the major components located inside your engine bay, you’ll go […]

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