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Caterpillar Experts Answer Your Questions

Our industry is constantly changing. New regulations, equipment, tools and technology can make it hard to keep track of it all. At Tips, Tech & Tools, we bring together industry experts to share insights they’ve gained through years of construction experience.

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Whether you’re looking to match equipment to operating requirements, increase productivity in a new application, move to upgraded technology or need information about some other topic—one of our construction experts will respond to your question.

Jason Hurdis
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Jason Hurdis

 

Jason Hurdis

Global Market Professional, Construction Materials

Ask Jason about loading and hauling, payload technology, machine selection, productivity, UAVs/drones, and fuel efficiency.

Lonnie Fritz
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Lonnie Fritz

 

Lonnie Fritz

Senior Market Professional, Construction Industries

Ask Lonnie about road building and paving, intelligent compaction, contractor challenges, technology, jobsite efficiency, and fleet management.
 

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Scott Hagemann

 

Scott Hagemann

Senior Market Professional, Grade Technology

Ask Scott about grade control, grade technology selection, GNSS, on board technology, and grade technology applications.

Quick Tips Gallery

Improve your overall jobsite performance with expert tips that boost productivity, increase efficiency and reduce operating costs.

Sometimes it pays to be on the bench.
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Cat Grade: Operators get jobs done faster.
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Settings save 5-10 seconds per load.
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Electric drive train increases fuel efficiency.
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What's a 20% reduction in idle time worth? $1200 savings per year, per machine.
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No more overloading or underloading.
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Optimum truck placement: 45 degree angle to pile
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Reach compaction spec in fewer passes.
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Use Eco Mode
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No more uncompacted areas.
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Cat® Grade: Operators reach grade in one pass.
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Cat Payload Measurement and Tip Off feature
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Sometimes it pays to be on the bench.
Cat Grade: Operators get jobs done faster.
Settings save 5-10 seconds per load.
Electric drive train increases fuel efficiency.
What's a 20% reduction in idle time worth? $1200 savings per year, per machine.
No more overloading or underloading.
Optimum truck placement: 45 degree angle to pile
Reach compaction spec in fewer passes.
Use Eco Mode
No more uncompacted areas.
Cat® Grade: Operators reach grade in one pass.
Cat Payload Measurement and Tip Off feature

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