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
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
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
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
Jacksonville, FL—May 3, 2016—Sy-Klone International announces the immediate availability of the XLR Powered Precleaner®, the revolutionary engine air precleaner that is 99.99% efficient on ISO fine test dust. The XLR Powered Precleaner offers unprecedented levels of precleaning in the most severe agriculture and industrial dust environments. The Powered Precleaner dramatically extends service intervals on intake filtration. [continue reading] Introducing XLR Powered Precleaner for Engines–99.99% Efficient!
A Sy-Klone International customer, once again, experiences a dramatic increase in filter life with the installation of a Series 9000 Air Precleaner. A truck in a rock quarry in England experienced a 4x Filter Life Improvement Compared to an initial rain-cap only system. [continue reading] Series 9000 Case Study: Quarry Mining Rock Truck
In this case study, several Caterpillar mining haul trucks achieved unprecedented filter life, up to 2000 hours without loss of power or clogging.
NOTE: At the end of the case study, the filters lasted 2,000 hours without blow-out or filter change. As of January 2014, the filters have now reached 3,000 hours! [continue reading] Series 9000 Case Study: IN0077 Kit Replaces Tube Bodies, Filter Life Extended to 3000 hours