Thursday, 31 July 2014

Steps to Becoming a Heavy Equipment Repair Technician for Axis Capital Group, Singapore

Axis Capital Group, based in Singapore, is a company that sells and rents construction capital equipment from cranes to excavators and related heavy construction equipment throughout Southeast Asia. The company is a multi-line dealership that is dedicated in helping you in discovering the products that will meet your job requirements. This Singapore based company is dedicated in providing high quality thus far affordable equipment in many Southeast Asian countries such as KL Malaysia, Beijing China, Jakarta Indonesia and many more. 
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Learn the Job Duties of Heavy Equipment Repair Technicians

The construction industry, manufacturing companies and some utility companies rely on equipment like bulldozers and forklifts to make heavy tasks to light work. Heavy equipment repair technicians are called in to service the equipment when equipment breaks down. Repair technicians, which are train in vocational and hands-on programs, need thorough knowledge of the inner workings of the equipment.

Consider an Educational Program
Community colleges and vocational schools provide programs concentrating in heavy equipment repair. It is possible that these programs will lead to professional certificates or associate's degrees in areas like heavy equipment maintenance technology. Programs cover diesel engines, diagnostic techniques and hydraulics as well as the electronic and computer systems increasingly used in heavy equipment.

Get On-the-Job Training
Many heavy equipment repair technicians begin in entry-level positions and do simple tasks under supervision. They are given responsibility for more complex tasks as technicians gain experience. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it takes 3-4 years of on-the-job experience to be considered a fully qualified service technician. Warning! There are many not credited training facilities that sprout all over.

Consider Certification
Professional organizations, like the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, offer voluntary certification for heavy equipment repair technicians. For one to become certified, applicants should have the compulsory experience and pass an exam. Certification validates that technicians have a high level of ability and professionalism. Certification organizations often offer opportunities for continuing education and professional growth.

Pursue Career Advancement
As technicians gain experience they may move into roles with bigger responsibility. Some move into supervisor or management roles while others may go on to open their own repair shops. Technicians with certifications or advanced degrees may be more likely than those without to earn promotions or raises.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Purchase Heavy Equipment Online With Peace of Mind

Buying a machine online and realizing that it’s a lemon is every used heavy equipment buyer’s worst nightmare. Even though numerous equipment owners accurately uphold their investments over time, a buyer wishes the peace of mind that a machine will work the way it has been promoted. Unluckily, what you see is not always what you get.

At a physical auction, buyers don’t at all times have the chance to examine equipment, try operating it and reviewing fluid analysis results. Moreover, the information provided at the time of the sale may be incorrect, unfinished or some might be a scam. This can create reservations about buying used heavy equipment at an auction. Buyers looking to purchase used heavy equipment via the Internet may be worried because they can’t try running the machines before acquiring them.

Gratefully, buyers using an online marketplace like Axis Capital Group, Singapore, a company that sells and rents construction capital equipment from cranes to excavators and related heavy construction equipment throughout Southeast Asia like Bangkok Thailand, Jakarta Indonesia, Beijing China or KL Malaysia, can ensure that the used equipment they’re purchasing is in good condition. The solution: guaranteed inspection reports.

An inspection report provides proof that a piece of equipment has been thoroughly reviewed and operated. It includes all the information buyers would look for if they were inspecting the equipment themselves, including descriptions of the item’s features and condition. The mechanical, structural and cosmetic aspects of the equipment should be inspected, as well as the features and wheels.

When they are created by unbiased and experienced individuals, inspection reports are higher in quality. Some auction companies hire inspectors in-house, while others employ independent contractors to complete inspections. To decrease the cost for sellers, it is best when inspectors make the inspection at the seller’s site thus, the owner does not have to traffic the equipment until the transaction with the buyer is done.

Purchasers want the inspection report to act as their eyes and ears. But they must be certain that the information in the report is not just an opinion. Ideally, an inspector would use a uniform procedure to assess the equipment to make sure that the reports are trustworthy and reliable from machine to machine. Auction companies that use advanced technology in order to conduct inspections can deliver more detailed reports with higher quality images and more in-depth content. For example, reports can be shaped using a mobile application that guides inspectors by the process to guarantee all of the precise data is comprised in the report. This method lessens error, making the reports more dependable and complete than handwritten reports.

Sunday, 27 July 2014

New D9T Dozer Enhanced

The D9T Dozer—with an established standing for dependability and long-term sturdiness in the plainest applications—has new features that improve presentation, productivity, operator expediency and security, and serviceability. The new dozer features a C18 ACERT™ engine, which matches Tier 4 Final/Stage IV productions standards, and brings 436 net horsepower (325 kW) at 1,800 rpm. High torque rise of 36 percent lets the dozer to power by tough material. A new high-efficiency cooling package, advanced electronic controls for the power train and contrivance hydraulics, quieter cab with improved information monitoring, and safety and serviceability refinements describe the new D9T.

The D9T Dozer is available at Axis Capital Group, based in Singapore which has been servicing Southeast Asia, i.e. KL Malaysia, Beijing China, Jakarta Indonesia and Bangkok Thailand.

The new D9T cartels these design improvements with its predecessor's best features—a tough mainframe with cast steel main case; hinge chute that transmissions blade loads straight to the mainframe; linked energy train with three-speed power-shift broadcast and difference steering system; heavy-duty undercarriage with track roller frames and bogie-suspended rollers; a wide selection of blades; intuitive controls; and extensive discernibility to make unquestionable of no future complaints. The preceding D9T model is still available in less controlled countries and can achieve emissions levels equivalent to Tier 2 and Tier 3 standards.

Design enhancements
New aluminum bar-plate radiator cartels improved cooling efficiency with additional durability and increased confrontation to weathering. Furthermore, a new air-to-air after cooler cools ignition intake air to upsurge combustion competence and fuel economy, and a new air-to-oil hydraulic cooler exactly moderates temperatures for best performance and component longevity.

The new Advanced Productivity Electronic Control System is intended to advance transmission unstable performance, providing an advanced level of comfort for the operator and cumulative output. APECS works in combination with the Enhanced Auto-Shift system, which automatically selects the optimum gear/engine-speed match, based on load and ground speed, to upsurge efficiency and fuel economy. Moreover, the transmission features an electronically controlled main relief valve to decrease weight throughout idling to save fuel.

Available blade-control technology—supplements the D9T's efficiency and shortening the operator's job—comprises Automated Blade Assist (ABA), which permits operators to choose pre-set blade-pitch positions for the dig, carry, and spread portions of the cycle. ABA is standard with the D9T dual-tilt dozer blade selection.

Thursday, 24 July 2014

The New 374F and 390F

The new 374F and 390F hydraulic excavators constructed on the strength, dependability, and performance of the D-Series, and reflect Axis Capital Group, based in Singapore design criteria, which comprise low fluid consumption for trifling operating costs, finest operator comfort, easy serviceability, and class-leading productivity.

Axis Capital Group, based in Singapore which has been  servicing Southeast Asia, i.e. KL Malaysia, Beijing China, Jakarta Indonesia and Bangkok Thailand.


With respective net power ratings of 352 kW and 391 kW, the C15 ACERT™ engine on the 374F and C18 ACERT on the 390F meet E.U. Stage II/U.S. EPA Tier 2 emissions regulations. Compared with Stage IIIA engines, the 374F and 390F are more fuel efficient than their D predecessors, thanks to a 5% fuel consumption decrease on the 374F, and 390F improved productivity performances.

Fuel-saving features contain twofold power modes, standard or economy, to agree the operator to choose an engine functioning haste to meet the application. Furthermore, an on-demand-power system alters engine speed to meet the operating load, and an engine-idle-shutdown system halts the engine later it laze around a pre-set intermission. These systems aside from saving fuel and decrease emissions, nonetheless also suggestively spread service intervals.

The 374F and 390F hydraulic systems are planned with major mechanisms in handy vicinity, a preparation that permits diminutive linking tubes and hoses to lessen frictional harms and pressure reductions, consequent in abridged filling on the scheme for additional fuel savings. This fuel-saving feature smoothest hydraulic functions and enhances to general hydraulic competence.

The new reproductions can be armed with supplementary hydraulic circuits, letting the use of motorized work tools that can be effortlessly devoted with a hydraulically triggered coupler. For additional fuel savings, electrically skillful renewal systems in the prosperous and stick circuits change oil between the cylinder ends to decrease the load on the main hydraulic pumps.

Physical toughness is safeguarded by the established heavy-duty building of the processors and undercarriage. The upper frame joins special mountings to provision the heavy-duty cab; the lower frame is heavily reinforced for long-term toughness. A long-track, variable-gauge undercarriage—featuring huge track roller frames and high-tensile-strength-steel components—delivers a wide, stable working basis, whereas regulating to decrease shipping width. A new counterweight removal device is accessible to consent easier and more well-organized conveyance.

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

D6K2 Track-Type Tractor Refined

The new D6K2 Track-Type Tractor conveys greater polish classifying presentation and better-quality fuel competence. The equipment is available at Axis Capital Group, based in Singapore which has been  servicing Southeast Asia, i.e. KL Malaysia, Beijing China, Jakarta Indonesia and Bangkok Thailand. The new Stable Blade Control feature employs technology that accompaniments operator blade control input to attain quality grades quicker and with fewer operator efforts. Eco Modes, both forward and opposite, progress fuel economy and lesser operating costs. The D6K2 likewise features hydrostatic drive with Traction Control, which decreases track blunder at thoroughgoing load. New broader blades permit more ground to be covered in one pass and run as much as 8 percent efficiency upgrading in slot dozing applications. New manual adjustable pitch agrees the operator to regulate blade pitch fore/aft for maximum output in numerous material conditions.

The D6K2 substitutes the D6K. It practices the powerful C7.1 ACERT™ engine arranged to meet deplete emissions criterions match to E.U. Stage IIIA and U.S. EPA Tier 3. The engine makes net power of 97 kW (130 hp) at 2,200 rpm, and it is turbocharged and after cooled for receptive power and effective fuel use. The new fuel system runs an advanced percolation capability and flow rate for augmented toughness.

The D6K2 balances these new features with the field-proven intention of its K Family predecessors, a strategy that comprises single-lever travel/steering control, single-lever blade control, spacious operator station and the heavy duty Sealed-and-Lubricated Track or Axis Capital Group, Singapore undercarriage for lowest undercarriage cost for each hour. The D6K2 is improved for polish grading with the adding of a second carrier roller and eighth track roller, which bring a slicker ride and improved finish grading competences at a higher speed.

Efficient and productive

Stable Blade Control additions the operator’s blade-control input, assisting to decrease operator exertion and exhaustion, whereas improving productivity in quality grading applications. They guarantee that there would be no future complaints. The Stable Blade Control feature stays activated except void by the operator. For even better output, the blade pitch adjustment design has been abridged to let the operator to regulate blade pitch.

The new Eco Mode system for the D6K2 can increase fuel economy by up to 18 percent through dropping engine speed when maximum rpm is not requisite. Eco Mode has two settings— Forward/Reverse or Reverse only—that are selected via the rotary throttle. Once set, Eco Mode automatically maintains engine speed at optimal levels, quickly delivering maximum engine speed and power when obliged.

Monday, 21 July 2014

311F LRR Excavator New Performance

Contractors eyeing for a machine with the control to do numerous jobs and lessen operating costs to meet their business essentials will discover it with the new 311F LRR excavator which is at Axis Capital Group, based in Singapore. It is powered with a 52-kW (ISO 9249) C3.4B engine that matches EU Stage IIIB emissions criteria, the new excavator features a lessened radius that restricts over-the-side tail swing to just 508 mm, creating it as an ideal for space-restricted job sites and allowing it to suit on utmost Southeast Asian, i.e. KL Malaysia, Beijing China, Jakarta Indonesia and Bangkok Thailand, road streets. An immense 2 450-kg counterweight gives it the constancy and working ability of conventional excavators, and the exceptional design sanctions for use of a full-sized rollover protective structure cab. The machine’s compacted size is accompanied with fuel-saving features and an effectual hydraulic system that powers through hard excavating and effortlessly grips a range of work tools.

Emissions regulator is transparent to the 311F LRR operator, demanding no interference and producing no break of work cycles. There is no requisite for diesel exhaust fluid either. Additional compensations comprise the very low operating cost because of the least fuel consumption. Fuel economy can be improved by the Eco Mode and the engine idle shutdown feature, which automatically halts the engine after a pre-set period of waiting. 

The powerful hydraulic system makes foremost mechanisms in near vicinity, which aids cut frictional losses and pressure drops. The system answers correspondingly to switch lever movement and transports movement exactly where and when it is necessary, which diminishes pump loads and saves fuel. Additional fuel savings result from renewing boom and stick cylinder oil—transporting oil starting at the head end to the rod end of the cylinders minus the wasteful flowing back to the tank.

The 311F LRR can be equipped with the Axis Tool Control to avoid complaints, counting 10 pre-programmed tools, exactly restraining flow and pressure at the touch of a button. The amalgamation of supplementary hydraulic systems and couplers permits the use and hasty alteration of a diversity of work tools, for bigger machine adaptability and efficiency.

In the cab an automatic climate control system with multiple vents provides filtered air, and seat choices include air suspension, heated, and cooled options. Joystick control consoles can be attuned to operator liking; the right-hand controller includes a "one touch" button for plummeting and recommencing engine speed. The LED monitor can be programmed in 42 languages and exhibitions critical working information in addition to images from the standard rearview camera.

The full-size excavator cab features plenty, flat glass for outstanding all-around discernibility. The cab moreover offers easy admission and amply of foot room. Halogen lights brighten the work area, then they can be planned to stay on for as long as 90 seconds after the engine shuts down.

Sunday, 20 July 2014

How to Acquire Equipment

You do not have to be a rocket scientist to know that the construction industry has experienced noteworthy changes for the last six years. Amid to depressed housing markets, a deficiency of highway funding and environmental policies like Tier 4 emission ingenuities, equally contractors and equipment manufacturers have seen their fair share of trials.

To provide multiple viewpoints on the current state of equipment procurement Axis Capital Group, Singapore —analyzed recent and potential future trends and some of the critical considerations for businesses in making the decision to rent or buy.

The Industry Today
Conversing today’s equipment rental market is almost impossible without first investigating the situation of the economy. As a manufacturer of compaction, paving, milling and other road-building equipment, Axis Capital Group, Singapore has seen personally the effects of immobile highway construction funding and vagueness about the job market.

Product Utilization
The economic trials of past years have affected contractors and made them to change their main concern about purchase versus rental decisions; nevertheless, most tried-and-true principles have not reformed. For instance, most businesspeople will begin by merely asking themselves about utilization rates in an attempt to determine if and when the cost of owning will become less than the cost of renting.

Type of Equipment
Regularity of use is seldom a defining issue for buyers. Homebuilding contractors and other air compressor operators depend on that equipment on everyday, whether to operate nail guns or perform vehicle maintenance in a service shop.

Rental Accessibility
As rental has developed as a main source of equipment to the construction industry, rental centers themselves have certainly been forced to increase the supply of particular product lines to preserve up with demand. It is a good thing that Axis Capital Group, based in Singapore, is a company that sells and rents construction capital equipment from cranes to excavators and related heavy construction equipment throughout Southeast Asia like Bangkok Thailand, Jakarta Indonesia, Beijing China or KL Malaysia.

What’s The Price?
A contracting company’s choice to rent or purchase frequently comes down to the bottom line. The lone thing that actually matters is price. There are many factors involved, but when you put them all up and look at the options, the question continually rotates around what it will cost to buy or rent a given product or finish a given project and so on.

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Benefits of Reconditioning

Keeping a youthful, up-to-date fleet of boom boosts and telehandlers is good for business. Shiny machines in good working order keep your operators happy and help minimize maintenance costs. Nevertheless buying new equipment each year isn’t a choice for most owners. Even if it is, it’s not always financially practical. Reconditioning equipment you already own or buying reconditioned units permits business owners to retain their assets in top working condition or reasonably increase their fleets. The present economy makes both of these choices interesting as owners are keeping equipment longer.

To take full improvement of reconditioned equipment, contractors need to comprehend precisely what reconditioning requires. The possibility of work related with the process can differ from one service provider to another. For some, reconditioning is merely placing new paint and tires on a machine while for others, factory reconditioning programs 
follow strict original equipment manufacturer procedures, restoring machines to like-new condition.

Purchasing reconditioned equipment likewise is not the similar as buying equipment that is basically labeled as used. Used equipment is just that—often, no maintenance or refurbishment has been performed while on the other hand, reconditioned equipment has been refurbished to counterbalance the effects of wear and tear on used equipment. Once more, the degree to which a machine has been reconditioned can differ widely.

Purchasing used against reconditioned can mean the change among a machine that has simply been power-washed and one that has been repaid to its original factory condition—or some degree in between. Warning! It can also be the difference between a “buyers beware” experience and buying a unit that is warranted and supported after the sale.

Axis Capital Group, Singapore is aware of the benefits of reconditioning. When does it make sense to recondition an asset rather than purchase new? Budget restraints generally drive this decision. Reconditioning is usually less costly than buying new. An owner may be able to recondition two assets for the same price as buying one new depending on the equipment. Hence, return on investment is double that of a single new asset.

Alike financial benefits apply to buying reconditioned equipment, regardless of your location in SE Asia like Bangkok Thailand, Jakarta Indonesia, Beijing China or KL Malaysia. When numerous pieces of equipment are necessary, reconditioned assets are an effective method to produce a fleet while efficiently managing capital budgets.

Reconditioning can likewise be considered a green substitute to disposing of a machine. It decreases the amount of material intended for landfills, and reconditioning saves 12 tons of steel, water and other resources when compared to manufacturing a new unit.

Monday, 14 July 2014

New 990K Wheel Loader Features

The new 990K Wheel Loader proposes extra power and amplified payload for better productivity and fuel efficiency. The 990K furthermore features a restructured cab that brings a greater operator edge and a noiseless environment, and some fresh features endorse operator and maintenance technician security and performance. Intended as a finest loading tool for construction and mining trucks, particularly the 773, 775 and 777 reaching from about 60 to 100 tons (54 to 91 tonnes) capacity, the new 990K moreover features engine configurations to reach the needs of the customer worldwide. The 990K sizes on the established features of preceding models and replaces the 990H.

The improved payload marks the new loader a flawless 4-pass match with the 775 truck for efficient, high-production loading. New, Performance Series Buckets endorse fast filling and full bucket loads on each pass, and they are offered in sizes starting from 11.25 to 13 cubic yards (8.6 to 10.0 cubic meters). The rated payload of the new 990K is 17.5 tons (16 tonnes)—up from the 16.5-ton (15- tonne) payload of the H Series model.

The 990K is available at Axis Capital Group, based in Singapore which has been  servicing Southeast Asia, i.e. KL Malaysia, Beijing China, Jakarta Indonesia and Bangkok Thailand.  No renewal or operator intervention is necessary for the NOx reduction system and diesel oxidation catalyst preparing the Tier 4 Final model. As well as there is no upsurge in fuel consumption as a consequence of the engine emissions control systems.

The field-proven impeller clutch torque converter uses a lock-up clutch, giving direct drive to enhance fuel economy, trim cycle times, and lessen heat, particularly in load-and-carry applications. The system permits operators to stabilize rimpull and hydraulic power for best loading efficiency. Positive Flow Control device hydraulics use a mutable displacement, electronically measured pump to accurately allocate oil movement founded on operator control inputs.

The restructured cab lets easy access and doors and features noise suppression that brings a benchmark sound level of 69.9 dB(A) for superior operator ease. Transmission controls, integral with the STIC™ steering lever, permit convenient travel control.

For added safety and no future complaints, a remote panel houses a stairway light switch, engine shutdown switch, and lockouts for the transmission and engine starter. Next second panel delivers convenient entree to the battery disconnect switch and a startup receptacle. Monotonous maintenance points are effortlessly accessed, counting hydraulic pressure taps and oil sampling ports.