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Is it safe to clean my heavy equipment diesel engine air filter?

One of the most frequently asked questions is whether it really is safe to clean a heavy equipment diesel engine air filter and reuse it rather than always have it changed? Our answer won’t surprise you – yes, it is safe to clean air filters. However, it takes the right kind of cleaning equipment, knowledge of [...]

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How to prevent common heavy machinery and equipment issues

Heavy equipment and machinery are made to be put to work. However, in trades such as construction, agriculture and similar industries, all that work commonly results in issues, including failure of engines and other parts. These breakdowns and other problems are hazards of the trade, though, and most of them are avoidable with some preventative [...]

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Here are ways to save on heavy equipment diesel engine fuel costs

Managing costs is the key to success in every industry, but it’s especially true for industries like agriculture, construction and others that rely on heavy equipment. That heavy equipment and machinery comes with costs, some fixed others variable. The price of diesel and other fuels is just one of the expenses that must be budgeted for. [...]

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Kick the tires: How to care for heavy equipment tires

Tires are too often an overlooked issue for heavy equipment operators who work in the construction and agriculture industries. Aside from the well-known costs of labor and fuel, tires are the third-highest operating cost for a wheeled piece of heavy equipment. And, whenever there are costs, there are also opportunities to save money, which ideally [...]

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6 tips for buying used construction equipment

It’s time to replace a vehicle or other piece of construction equipment in your fleet and now you are faced with a dilemma: What do you do? Buy used or new? While buying used versus new can often come down to preference, there’s no getting around the fact that buying used can be a great [...]

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Why workforce matters for industries that rely on heavy equipment

Heavy equipment operators, whether they are involved in construction or agriculture, are always looking at increasing productivity. More productivity means more jobs, which ideally means better profits. However, there’s a major issue getting in the way of productivity in our industry – a workforce shortage. This shortage is in some way affecting just about every [...]

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How to maximize fuel efficiency for heavy construction and farm equipment

Everyone’s keeping an eye on the margins nowadays. With productivity and efficiency being top of mind for nearly every industry, there is always a focus on how to save money and, in turn, increase profits. In the construction and farming industries, fuel efficiency is one of those topics that affects profitability one way or another. With [...]

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Engine maintenance tips to protect your heavy equipment and machinery

Heavy equipment and machinery are only productive and operating efficiently when they’re powered by an engine that is working properly. That’s why operators must always keep tabs on the health of their equipment’s engines. But how do you know when a vehicle or piece of heavy machinery in your fleet is experiencing engine problems? Well, [...]

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How to keep workers safe in dirty, dusty worksites

At Filter Blaster, we strive to provide an air filter cleaner that has been proven to deliver results for operators of construction heavy equipment and farm machinery. However, we know the value of crew members and workers. These individuals are as critical to getting the job done as any piece of equipment. That’s why it is [...]

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Why cleaning air filters helps protect heavy equipment and farm machinery

A clean air filter leads to a clean engine. A clean engine leads to heavy equipment and farm machinery that operates more efficiently and more productively. By cleaning air filters, you promote healthier and longer-lasting engines in your fleet. That’s because air filters are a primary line of defense against potentially harmful contaminants that would otherwise [...]

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