Maintenance and Repair

Best Practices for Battery Selection and Installation

Powering your equipment and your productivity starts with a reliable battery. That’s why Cat® batteries are designed to deliver unmatched performance, durability, and starting ability in temperature extremes when compared to other batteries…

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Best Practices for Battery Safety and Storage 

Powering your equipment and your productivity starts with a reliable battery. That’s why Cat® batteries are designed to deliver unmatched performance, durability, and starting ability in temperature extremes when compared to other batteries…

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Three Factors That Increase Rubber Track and Undercarriage Wear – and How to Soften Their Impact

Cat® rubber tracks are designed and built to be robust and long-lasting as integral parts of the undercarriage system on compact track loaders (CTL) and mini excavators. They deliver unmatched suspension, traction, flotation, speed, productivity, and versatility in a wide range of environments. CTL and mini…

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Benefits Of Rebuilding Your Machine With Carter Machinery

When you partner with Carter Machinery, you get quality components and equipment manufactured to execute tasks with perfection. Our Cat® Certified Rebuild Program enables you to give a new life to older machines, components, and systems. We’ll help you restore them to good as new condition for a fraction of the price of purchasing a new one….

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT UNDERCARRIAGE FOR YOUR EQUIPMENT

With so many different choices available, it can be overwhelming trying to evaluate and decide exactly which type of rubber track is the right one for your Cat® compact track loader, multi-terrain loader, or mini excavator. While a big part of that decision rests on two factors – budget and jobsite conditions – it’s important…

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Bucket Ground Engaging Tools: Selection, Changeouts, and Maintenance

Bucket ground engaging tools (GET) have a significant impact on equipment longevity, productivity, fuel consumption, and maintenance costs, which makes choosing the right GET and properly maintaining them two of the most important machine-related decisions owners and operators face. While bucket GET include base edges, adapters, edges, and sidebars, tips are among the most popular…

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Wheel Loader in Winter

Be Wary Of Winter’s Hold On Your Machinery

Get a jump on winterizing your equipment so you don’t get left out in the cold. Take the proper precautions and your equipment will persist through the most frigid conditions. Get Things Started If your fleet sits in the cold all night your machinery will need time to get warmed up. Fluids need to circulate,…

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Carter Machinery Apprentice

Get To Work on a New Construction Career

With October’s designation as Careers in Construction Month, now is the perfect time to consider how a construction career can take you to new heights. Carter Machinery knows the importance of spreading the word about the demand for construction jobs. According to Build Your Future – an advocacy group for the construction industry – there…

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Dozer Pins & Bushings Turn

Benefits of ‘Wet’ Pin and Bushing Turns

Carter Machinery has a preventative maintenance program to fight that degradation process of pin and bushings, extending your machine’s life and saving you money both now and in the future. The Problem The steel components of a track-type machine’s undercarriage are constantly wearing down, slowly threatening your projects and bottom line. Over time, pins and…

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Maximize Production By Maintaining Work Tools

To maximize any machine’s performance, it’s of the utmost importance to take proper care of its work tools. The selection of your machine’s ground-engaging tools (G.E.T.) is one of the most important decisions you make on your machine, regardless of the job. Having the right G.E.T. affects your equipment’s longevity, productivity, fuel consumption, and maintenance…

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Payment Calculator

Payments calculated using this tool are estimates only and do not include applicable taxes, insurance, and other fees. Actual prices, interest rate, and payments may be different. Financing payment calculations are based on APR and term. Actual payment and terms are subject to approved credit with Cat Financial Services Corporation or other funding sources. Not all customers will qualify.