Compact Equipment

NOV-DEC 2018

Compact Equipment is a magazine dedicated to equipment owners and operators of small, nimble, tool-carrying construction, landscape and ag equipment — such as skid steers, mini excavators, compact tractors, generators compressors and beyond.

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16 Compact Equipment NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 Diesel-powered centrifugal pumps handle high volumes of water discharge. Medium-to-large electric submersible pumps offer maximum power ratings. Diesel-powered cen- trifugal pumps work with clean or dirty water and can han- dle trash and fibrous materials. Electric submersible pumps have the ability to handle smaller abrasive materials and solids. Diesel-powered centrifugal pumps are great for fast dewatering on sites without an alternative power source. They are ideal for transporting or raising water with large abrasive solids in suspension. Electric submersible pumps offer portability, easy han- dling and are generally well suited to ground water control applications, including emergencies. They are also useful anywhere emissions are not allowed. Diesel-powered cen- trifugal pumps allow for continuous drainage even with significant volumes of air. Electric submersible pumps can provide hours and even days of unattended operation and can operate in the toughest environments. With the excep- tion of replacing wear parts and engine filters, maintaining diesel-powered centrifugal pumps is easy. Many models of- fer the ability to replace parts in the field. Electric submers- ible pumps offer high-wear resistance. Their construction provides for simplified maintenance and easy field repairs. By Antonio Titomanlio and Joe Moser, Atlas Copco Power Technique. QUICK PUMP PRIMER Correct pump selection will depend on the depth of the access point, what is being pumped, how far it is being pumped and the change in elevation. CE News Cat machines, engines, generator sets and work tools will soon have a new look. Caterpillar is replacing the current "Power Edge" trade dress (Cat trademark on a black background accented with a diagonal red bar) with a fresh new graphic design called "Cat Modern Hex." The Cat Modern Hex design combines the tradi- tional Cat trademark and product model names with a bold, three-dimensional red hexagon and grille pattern. The red color is a throwback to the graphics used on the company's very first crawler tractors in 1925. Besides machines and engines, the new trade dress will be used on Cat parts packaging and various licensed products such as toys and scale models. What Needs to Be Considered When Selecting Electric and Diesel Pumps? CATERPILLAR CHANGES ITS TRADE DRESS

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