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FIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR INTELLIGENT COMPACTION

What is Intelligent Compaction (IC) and how can it make paving operations more efficient, accurate and profitable?

According to the Department of Transportation (DOT) Intelligent Compaction refers to the compaction of road materials, such as soils, aggregate bases and asphalt paving materials, using vibratory rollers equipped with an integrated measurement system, Global Positioning System (GPS), on board computer reporting system, and for asphalt non-contact thermal sensors.

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SMARTER HYDRAULICS: A Three-Step Strategy

INTRODUCTION

Machine owners and operators are focused on squeezing the most production possible from their machines to optimize profitability, and since most machines use hydraulic systems in some form, failure of these systems is a persistent threat.

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MAXIMIZING THE TRADE-IN VALUE OF YOUR EQUIPMENT

INTRODUCTION

In this paper, we will give you a peek behind the curtain into how the trade-in price is determined. This will allow you to get the most for your equipment. The process actually begins as soon as you make your original purchase, and continues until the day you take it in for your next acquisition. We’ll walk you through the six simple steps you can take to get the best deal possible. And in the process, you’ll learn techniques to keep your equipment running smoothly and operating at maximum capacity.

1: GET IT IN WRITING

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Optimizing Your Parts Procurement Process

What does it take to optimize your parts procurement operations? The selection of a parts provider, evaluation of your current ordering process, and investigating online parts ordering.

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SOS Fluid Analysis

Protect Your Investment

Peterson’s Fluid Analysis Lab in Eugene, Oregon specializes in analyzing fluids from your equipment fleet and examining those fluids for common signs of component failure. For example, the occurrence of fine metal particles in hydraulic oil often indicates the breakdown of a hydraulic pump or another major component.  If these particles are detected early enough, service technicians can replace the pump and oil and prevent further damage to the entire hydraulic system.

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Emissions

Emissions Overview

Keeping compliant with local emissions laws can mean the difference between operating your business worry-free and dealing with costly fines, lost business, decreased profit margins, and even legal action. Peterson is committed to helping your fleet meet the latest regulations, and we offer a range of options to keep you in compliance.

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Technology

Positioning-centric information is changing the way people, businesses and governments work throughout the world. By applying Trimble's advanced positioning solutions, productivity increases and safety improvements are being realized.

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Rental

Rentals through Cresco and Peterson the Cat Rental Store

Wanting to expand your bidding opportunities, but lack the equipment for additional jobs? Need a specialty machine for a one-time project? Have a key asset in the shop, and can’t afford downtime? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Cat Rental Store is ready to serve you!

 

Aerial Lift Equipment

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About Us

Peterson Cat provides Caterpillar parts, service and rental to customers in 100,000 square miles of territory. We're proud to support your business from eighteen full service locations.

New & Used

Peterson sells and supports the entire line of Cat equipment. Our sales representatives are ready to handle all of your needs, from operator training to financing. We also have a large fleet of used equipment, from skid steer loaders to D11 track-type tractors. 

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