Running heavy equipment in extreme winter weather presents a unique set of challenges and maintaining airflow to the engine is one of them. Failure to keep snow, ice, or rain out of the air intake may result in the engine’s air filter media becoming saturated, increasing inlet restriction, thus starving the engine of air and causing the machine to de-power and stall. [continue reading] Selecting a Heavy Equipment Engine Precleaner for Winter Weather
Poor air quality in the cab can cause many problems, from loss of productivity due to operator discomfort, all the way to shortening an operator’s life due to lower lung disease from excessive particulate exposure. Climbing CO2 levels can cause a dangerous lack of operator clarity or even death due to accident. RESPA® addresses all these issues, and our simple animated video makes it easy to understand. [continue reading] Why You Need RESPA – New Animated Video
Sy-Klone International is featured in the February 2018 Construction in Focus magazine. The article focuses on Sy-Klone’s efforts to bring clean air to engines and humans through its innovative technologies
The 836K compactor showed amazing results after the installation of the XLR Powered Precleaner. A 16x filter life increase was achieved after installation.
- Location: Topeka, Kansas
- Machine: Caterpillar 836K Compactor
- Environment: Landfill
- Results: Filter life was increased 16x more than the filter life without the XLRs.
4.5x Filter Life Improvement Compared to initial rain-cap only system
- Location: Florida
- Machine: Waste Truck
- Test Period: 1 year
- Environment: Mix of city streets and debris-laden landfill
- Results: 4.5x Filter Life Extension