VIDEO: How to use a leaf chain wear scale

May 28, 2019

Understand Chain Stretch This can be caused by a combination of chain wear and overload. This (overload) can show up as elongation of plates which do not pass over the rollers. If there is any significant (1%) elongation in the area which does not pass over the rollers, replace the entire length of both chains. […]

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How to avoid a pedestrian accident

March 13, 2018

We can all agree that in order for an accident to occur between mobile equipment and a pedestrian three events must take place. 1) THE OPERATOR must fail to look in the direction of and keep a clear view of the path of travel. 2) THE PEDESTRIAN must be located within an area in which […]

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Don’t be let down with broken lift chain.

May 22, 2017

7 FAQs to make sure yours is UP for the job. Replacing lift chain is no small endeavor. Yet it’s important to get it right – both in ordering the correct part and in proper installation. It is also important to understand that not all leaf chains are created equal. Chain size, construction, and materials […]

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URGENT: Parts Bulletin – Immediate Action Advised

November 23, 2016

Avoid Damage Due to Incorrect Parts RE: Use caution on non-genuine Taylor parts It has been brought to our attention that non-genuine parts are being passed as Taylor OEM Authorized Service Part replacements from sources unaffiliated with Taylor Machine Works. Be advised that these parts contain similar item numbers designed to disguise them as Taylor […]

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The risks in using ‘will-fit’ replacement parts

May 6, 2016

Don’t Sabotage Your Success. There are risks in using ‘will-fit’ replacements.

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