Category: Cat Parts

How to find a Cat Part Number

Once you have diagnosed the problem with your machine you need to locate the replacement part and this task is much easier if you have the correct part number. These are a few ways to do this: Locate The Part Number 1. Some parts like hydraulic cylinders will have the part number stamped onto the…

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Top 5 Brands Hold Positions on the Leader Board

November 2013 – May 2014 results show that the top 5 brands have held their places as the parts most searched for during this period.  Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo, JCB and Hitachi maintained their order from the previous 6 months.  However Case took over the the next position which was previously held by John Deer.

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CAT maintain lead over Komatsu and Volvo

The eagerly awaited updated figures for parts requests have been released for the past six months. CAT still retain their top position with 20% of all parts requests submitted followed by Komatsu, Volvo, JCB and Hitachi. Previously only the top five made it into the list but it was decided to stretch this out to…

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It’s Movember!!

Who will be growing Parts this Movember? Send us your pictures so we can judge the best!!  

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Competition Increases for Fire Damaged Machines

Prices for the fire damaged, or general machines for spare parts, at the recent Euro Auction in Leeds were remarkably high. Biding between competing dismantlers was fierce as they all try to increase their inventory of available used parts. Even though there has been a marked decrease in the scrap value of the metal, this increase in…

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Komatsu overtakes Volvo & JCB

Analysis of the second quarter part requests from around the world have revealed that Komatsu has overtaken Volvo and JCB as the second highest brand when compared to the first quarter.  Cat continue to hold the top position however the gap between it and the following 4 brands is narrowing.  In descending order the top…

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Older machines still preferred over newer models

At the heavy equipment auction Ritchie Bros in Hartford, CT, USA yesterday there was a lot of older Cat equipment still making high prices. This confirms what is obvious from recent UrParts.com parts requests that due to the continued recession in the construction market many operators are choosing to purchase older machines and keep them running with cheaper spare parts…

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Caterpillar 2012 Sustainability

Caterpillar is putting innovation and technology to work to make sustainable progress possible. Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO, provides the Chairman’s Message for the 2012 Sustainability Report. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzCfClF9XkQ&feature=youtu.be  

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Manufactures of machinery parts

Cat, Volvo, JCB – Top 3 brands for searched parts in first quarter of 2013

Analyses of part requests from around the world have revealed that the top 5 Brands of searched parts in the first quarter of 2013 are Cat, Volvo, JCB, Komatsu, Hitachi. This indicates that the big brands continue to keep a foothold in the market regardless of the effect the global recession is having on the industry.  Out of…

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Caterpillar Parts Extend their Warranty

Caterpillar Parts Marine Power Systems announced they will be increasing the warranty on Cat Parts used in marine applications. The warranty will increase from 6 months to one year and will apply to parts bought on or after June 1st, 2012. Some of the parts covered in this warranty increase include: Cat Marine Engines, Cat…

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