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
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.
Jacksonville, FL—February 15, 2017—Sy-Klone International announces the immediate release of the RESPA®-CF2, the most advanced Cab Air Quality System, delivering a powered precleaner, filter, and pressurizer in one compact, customizable unit. This latest innovation from Sy-Klone International offers the highest quality of filtration and pressurization at the lowest cost. [continue reading] Sy-Klone® Introduces the RESPA®-CF2
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