Skid loaders have been around and in use since the late 1950s. However, they
have come a long way since the original 3-wheel design with an unreliable belt
drive system. Today, skid loaders are used in many applications to eliminate
the heavy, manual labor of digging, trenching, and moving dirt around the
jobsite and farm.
According to Gre... Read more »
Hydraulics are used around us every day, but most people are somewhat
unaware of all the places they are used, or how they work.
A hydraulic hose is engineered to transfer hydraulic fluid through the
components of a hydraulic system, such as valves, tools, and actuators.
Specific adapters are used to ensure the hoses are connected correctly ... Read more »
The magic all starts with you, our
Customer Loyalty Month is every April. According to The American Customer
Satisfaction Index, although customer satisfaction is up, overall the index is
trying to rebound from a two-year low. At Apache, our customers and their
satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do.
We Respect Your ... Read more »
When the application's a tough one — think aggregate, mining,
logging, metals — it needs a belt that's even tougher. To meet this
need, Apache is introducing these new extreme-duty belt specifications with the
durability to stand up to even the most challenging uses.
Grade 1 800# High Tension Belt Specs
These high-tension belts are ideally ... Read more »
The conveyor belt
is often blamed when belt tracking problems are encountered. While a belt can
certainly be the root of the problem, most times tracking issues stem from the
conveyor system itself. Many factors can contribute to poor belt tracking:
Improper system design
Incorrect belt installation
Wrong belt selection... Read more »
Americans are thought to consume 1.2 billion pounds of potato chips per
year, with each person consuming an average of 110-120 pounds of potatoes.
According to the Snack Food Association that translates to spending $7 billion
annually on potato chips.
From the beginning Americans have been in love with the potato, which is
grown in all 50 ... Read more »
The saying “time is money” goes back to Benjamin Franklin, and
while that may have been in the 1700s, the logic applies now more than ever.
When our customers need answers and updates, we want them available as soon as
possible — because you don't have time to wait, and neither do your
customers. Click it. Track it. Get it.
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In the United States alone there are more than 2.6 million miles of
roads and 93% of them are asphalt surfaced. With the constant flow of
traffic, road construction is continuous – and quality belts
built for tough work are critical to keep these projects on schedule.
Winter is a prime time of year for maintenance on road-milling machines,
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