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
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
This video was taken during -22°F snowy weather. Note that during the Winter snow season we recommend dropping the prescreen down the pipe to allow the snow to process through the precleaner and avoid build-up on the prescreen (reattaching the prescreen in the Spring). [continue reading] The Series 9000 Solution For Your Snow Problem!
For many years, firefighting dozers have been open cab machines. With the advent of heavy-duty HVAC systems and the ability to build integrated sealed cab environments, enclosed cabs on Fire Dozers have become a reality. [continue reading] Fire Dozers: Keeping Air Clean in the Heat of Action
Sy-Klone is proud to be included as the precleaner of choice on the new Oshkosh Defense’s JLTV. [continue reading] Video: Oshkosh Defense shows new JLTV equipped with Series 9000 Precleaners
Before precleaner installation, filters were blown-out every 250 hours (not recommended) and changed every 500 hours in accordance with the planned maintenance schedule. Cost* for parts and labor: $1006.50 per machine. [continue reading] Series 9000 Case Study: Readymix Concrete Plant
Wayne, known as “Nugget” on the HummerXClub forum, was about to leave for a 6,200 kilometer (3853 miles) trip through the Australian Outback. His trip included 1,500 kms (932 miles) of dirt, so he knew it was time to “bite the bullet” and install a Sy-Klone Series 9000. [continue reading] Hummer Owner adds Series 9000 prior to 1,500 km of Australian Outback Dirt!
An under the hood installation of Series 9000 Precleaner on Kenworth T-800 Truck operating in a quarry and on dirt roads provides dramatic filter life extension. This one-year case study shows how a simple installation can turn into serious improvements to machine uptime and lower maintenance costs. [continue reading] Case Study: Series 9000 Under-The-Hood Installation on a Kenworth T-800 Truck
This testimonial from Russia shows the dramatic filter life extension after installing a Series 9000 precleaner–a 400% increase in filter life! [continue reading] Russian Installation in Underground Mine: Series 9000 Extends Filter Life from 80 to 350 Hours
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