CATERPILLAR

PERFORMANCE HANDBOOK 48

HOW DO YOU CALCULATE MACHINE PERFORMANCE?

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There are multiple factors to consider when estimating machine performance, including weight to horsepower ratios, equipment capacity, type of transmission, speed and operating costs – all of which are explored in detail in the Caterpillar Performance Handbook 48.

Contents Include:

  • Current Models
  • Estimating Owning & Operating Costs
  • Former Models
  • Land Clearing
  • Mining & Earthmoving
  • Stockpile Coal Handling
  • Tables
  • Technology Products
  • Tyres

Additional factors that have not been included but should still be considered when comparing machine performance include serviceability, parts availability and operator training.

The Caterpillar Performance Handbook 48 is most effective when coupled with the experience and knowledge of local conditions that WesTrac provide. Should you require any assistance in reading the data or completing the worksheets included in the book please fill out the form on the right and we’ll be in touch.

Cat Performance Handbook 49

Caterpillar keeps the handbook as up-to-date and accurate as possible. Back in the day, the handbook was being updated annually, however it will now be updated on a more ad-hoc basis. As soon as version 49 is released by Caterpillar, we will update this page accordingly. In the meantime, if you have any questions about the accuracy of the information in version 48, please contact our team.

About WesTrac Cat

As one of the largest authorised Caterpillar dealers in the world, WesTrac provides customers with a wide array of machinery and construction equipment as well as a comprehensive whole-of-life management solution designed to make owning and operating equipment as easy, profitable and safe as possible – from selection and finance through to maintenance and resale.


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