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A heavy equipment specialist repairing hydraulic equipment

Hydraulic Repairs for Construction Equipment: A Self-Service Guide

May 29, 2024

Hydraulic systems are the powerhouse for the critical functions of your construction equipment. When the hydraulics system isn’t operating efficiently, your equipment and the job it’s assigned to do both suffer. Regular inspection and maintenance are important to keeping these systems healthy and identifying = small issues before they become major problems. With parts and […]

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Cat Original Equipment Manufacturer Parts

What are the Benefits of Original Equipment Manufacturer Parts for My Heavy Machinery?

You work hard to keep your heavy equipment fleet operating efficiently, following recommended maintenance guidelines and jumping onto needed repairs quickly. Time is money. Your heavy equipment is an investment. Your reputation and bottom line depend on your ability to keep the job site on schedule. When you need to replace parts, you have a […]

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Hydraulic hoses and hydraulic couplings

Why Cat Hydraulic Hoses and Couplings are Great for Hydraulic Systems

April 25, 2024

When it comes to your Cat hydraulic systems, some of the most essential pieces — and often the pieces that are easiest to overlook when it comes to maintenance — are hydraulic hoses and couplings.  But these components are critical to your Cat equipment’s operation, moving the fluids that drive your machine’s hydraulic systems. You […]

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Piston on a Cat machine which has received hydraulic services

What Hydraulic Services Do My Machines Need?

When you’re the owner of heavy machinery with complicated hydraulic components, hydraulic services are something you have to know about. You want to protect your investment in your machinery and your job site schedule by keeping up with maintenance of your machinery’s hydraulic systems. Malfunctions and breakdowns can be costly, in both time and money. […]

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cat central app on iphone

How the Cat Central App Improves Jobsite Efficiency

March 26, 2024

Time is critical when you’re on the job site and need parts or answers. Now you can order Cat parts, browse user manuals and chat with a support specialist 24/7 from the convenience of your phone. The Cat Central App is the most efficient way to reach Cat. Available on both Android and iOS for […]

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Cat SMART grader attachment

New Cat® Smart Attachments to Upgrade Skid Steers and Track Loaders

Three new Cat SMART attachments bring new technology and new efficiency to your operation, building on Cat’s reputation of innovation to meet the needs of today’s construction industry. These state-of-the-art attachments increase the versatility of the D3 Series Cat Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders, ensuring you get the most productivity and precision from […]

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articulated truck moving rocks underground

Supercharge Your Project: The Ins and Outs of Heavy Equipment Rentals

March 4, 2024

If you’re a large construction contractor, chances are you’re always looking for ways that will help you increase efficiency and save money. It’s not always an easy task—particularly if you do business nationally or globally—but luckily there is a simple solution that can help: heavy equipment rentals. Renting equipment is becoming a popular solution in […]

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excavator in wildflower field

5 Signs Your Hydraulic Pump Needs Repair

February 26, 2024

Your hydraulic pump is gives you the power to get the job done. When it’s not functioning as it should it impacts your whole operation. It can be tempting to ignore the early warning signs of a problem in favor completing a project. It’s understandable but dangerous. Continuing to work with a hydraulic pump that […]

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Preventive maintenance for machines in winter

Don’t Let Winter Freeze Your Work

January 31, 2024

Preventive Maintenance Matters Preventive maintenance is crucial. Winter weather can be hard on the job site and on the Caterpillar equipment you trust to get tasks done expertly and efficiently. Whether you need to winterize your fleet or implement a heavy equipment preventative maintenance plan, Yancey Bros. can you protect your investment, reduce unplanned downtime […]

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Cat small excavators

Your Guide to Cat Small Excavators

Whether you work in construction, excavation, landscaping, or related industries, Cat small excavators will make your work easier and will fit your job site. With a dig depth ranging from 19.8 to 21 feet and power output ranging from 73 to 130 horsepower, this piece of heavy equipment is primed to handle a variety of […]

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