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Tire Rotation – Is There Still Value in the Practice?

By Koen Vandermeersch

Tire rotation on off-the-road equipment is a maintenance activity that has been around for decades. Fleet owners, tire service providers and tire manufacturers alike have been convinced of the usefulness of tire rotation turning it into an unwritten rule before it became a necessity. A necessity indeed: when you don’t have tires to run your trucks, they go up on blocks and their production rate is turned to zero. A potentially heavy financial burden.

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The Use of Drones Has Exploded

The aggregates industry is not the only place the use of drones has exploded. A host of new users is changing the world of commercial aviation thanks in large part to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) small unmanned aircraft rule, Part 107 (PDF), which has now been in place for a year. Under the new regulations, drones are changing the way countless jobs are done, from movie filming and real estate marketing to agricultural mapping and smokestack inspections.

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Netzsch Multiple Screw Pumps Deliver Asphalt Handling Solutions

The transportation and handling of asphalt is a challenging enterprise. For asphalt to be pumped and transported it must be heated and maintained to between 300 F to 350 F, with temperatures dictated by its mix of asphalt, sometimes called bitumen, and additional mineral aggregates. It takes a versatile pump to convey such a complex, challenging product, but Netzsch Notos Multiple Screw Pumps (MSP) are uniquely suited to the job.

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Unified Screening’s Flowmax Extremely Adaptable

Unified’s proprietary and patented Flowmax Modular Screening System is extremely adaptable. This system can be a permanent flat deck or modular (removable) solution using modular tension mats. The universal, patented fastening method provides substantial locking area.

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Telsmith Offers Screening Solutions

Telsmith offers a full line of vibrating equipment with models specifically designed to serve industries ranging from 24-hour mining operations, to heavy duty aggregate processing and sizing, to recycling asphalt and concrete products. Products include grizzly and pan feeders, inclined screens, horizontal screens and inclined vibrating grizzly screens. Telsmith vibrating equipment excels at providing advanced technologies combined with outstanding product support.

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