n IMIESA - Combating extreme temperatures : plant and equipment

Volume 34, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 34, Issue 9, Sep 2009, p. 95
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Although representing only a small percentage of a machine's overall maintenance costs, the role of an engine's cooling system in extending mechanical life is critical. However, as Wally Parsons, senior product manager at Barloworld Equipment, explains, despite its importance, this often remains a neglected area with approximately 65% of all engine failures related to the engine cooling system being either contaminated or degraded. Barloworld Equipment is the exclusive Caterpillar dealer for Southern Africa.

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