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Wet disk snubber upgrade cuts maintenance on Cat® rope shovels

Caterpillar recently introduced a new wet disk snubber upgrade for dipper doors on its 7495 Series electric rope shovels. The oil-filled snubber is maintenance and adjustment free for its 12,000-hour life before rebuild, which aligns with dipper service life. The new snubber design—a sealed, oil-immersed clutch pack—eliminates a daily maintenance touchpoint and delivers much longer […]

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