Agricultural Machinery: Tractors

When most people think of agricultural machinery, they think of a tractor. There are many other types of machine used in modern agriculture such as planters, sprayers and combine harvesters, but the tractor endures as the iconic symbol of farm work and agricultural machinery. Tractors are especially useful for agricultural work thanks to their powerful diesel engines and extra large chunky tires which enable them to travel easily over different terrains. They are as comfortable on slushy mud as they are on smooth asphalt and boast the kind of power that even the fastest sports cars can only dream of. However, a tractor’s power isn’t designed to make the vehicle go fast, but instead to pull huge and heavy loads […]

Clutch Maintenance Advice

Clutch maintenance is an oft overlooked part of keeping industrial vehicles in good running order. One of the main ways to keep a clutch in good condition is to operate the vehicle with its constant maintenance in mind.  Operating your clutch with care is the best way to ensure that a vehicle with a manual transmission keeps performing at its maximum capacity. Here are three tips to help with the maintenance of industrial clutches. Reduce Heat from Internal Friction One of the most important aspects of clutch maintenance is reducing the amount of heat generated by internal friction. It helps if you avoid situations that increase internal friction, such as when the clutch is partially engaged, sometimes referred to as […]