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
OSHA is about to enforce requirements to limit exposure to Beryllium on job sites and for a good reason–It is deadly. We’ve heard a lot about the new Silica Rule, but knowing the facts about beryllium is just as important. OSHA estimates that around 11,500 construction workers are exposed to beryllium on job sites throughout the country, mostly through coal slag, which is commonly used in abrasive sandblasting. Like other respirable particulates found in construction, beryllium has been linked to a lung disease, specifically chronic beryllium disease. The disease kills around 100 people each year. [continue reading] 16 Facts about Beryllium and Why You Should Care
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!
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.
Sy-Klone International is gearing up for an exciting trade show–the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 21-23. [continue reading] Sy-Klone to Exhibit at AIHce 2018 in Philadelphia in May
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
Sy-Klone International is proud to support equipment owners and operators around the world. With our revolutionary products and disruptive technology, our customers are experiencing the benefits of machine up-time and cost savings like never before, as in this case study for the XLR Powered Precleaner® on a wheel loader in Belgium. [continue reading] XLR Powered Precleaner Case Study: Wheel Loader in a Cement Factory
Sy-Klone often gets many questions about the use of the Series 9000 in snow conditions. Most OEMs will tell you that the Series 9000 is the ONLY precleaner to use in snow conditions because it doesn’t suffer the same fate as the metal competitors. [continue reading] Snow Part 01: The Problem with Precleaners in the Snow