The Key to Efficiency and Longevity: Unlocking the Benefits of Lube Trucks

To ensure your heavy equipment operates at its best and projects stay on track, it’s important to prioritize routine upkeep. One practical approach is utilizing a lube truck to perform preventative maintenance in the field. In this article, we’ll explore the key advantages of field maintenance, the equipment needed, and how Summit Truck Bodies provides a solution to enhance on-site maintenance. If you want to learn the basics of lube trucks, visit our comprehensive guide.

The Advantages of Lube Maintenace

Performing lube maintenance to your equipment in the field offers several benefits compared to hauling heavy equipment to a shop. Let’s take a closer look at these advantages:

Minimizes Downtime:

Taking equipment to the shop for maintenance can lead to significant downtime, interrupting job site operations. You can keep the equipment at the job site by bringing in lube trucks and equipment. This approach minimizes downtime, ensuring smooth and efficient job site operations.

Increases Equipment Lifespan:

Regular preventative maintenance is vital to extending the lifespan of heavy equipment. You can prevent breakdowns and costly repairs by addressing issues before they escalate. This approach helps maximize your return on investment by extending the equipment’s useful life.

Reduces Repair Costs:

Preventative maintenance helps reduce repair costs by catching issues early on. Identifying problems before they become major issues saves money in the long run. It allows for timely repairs or replacements of minor components, preventing more significant and costly breakdowns.

Improves Safety:

By prioritizing safety, we create a secure work environment that protects everyone on the job site. Regular maintenance keeps equipment running smoothly. When equipment operates correctly, accidents and other safety risks are reduced. By regularly inspecting and fixing faulty parts or components, we can prevent harm to operators and workers.

Enhances Efficiency:

Field maintenance improves job site efficiency by minimizing equipment downtime. Performing on-site maintenance with a lube truck allows quick servicing and returns your equipment to work faster. This optimization of time translates to improved productivity and overall job site efficiency.

Equipment Needed for Field Maintenance

Several pieces of equipment and tools are required to perform preventative maintenance on heavy equipment in the field.

Here’s a list of essential items:

  • Essential Hand Tools: Wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, and other standard tools for accessing equipment components.
  • Lubrication Equipment: Grease guns, oil pumps, new and used oil storage, hose reels, nozzles, and fittings for proper lubrication.
  • Diagnostic Tools: Multimeters, pressure gauges, fluid test kits, and a laptop with diagnostic software for heavy equipment.
  • Cleaning Equipment: Pressure washers, brushes, and cleaning solutions for removing dirt and debris.
  • Replacement Parts: Filters, belts, hoses, gaskets, and other commonly used components for timely replacements.
  • Safety Equipment: Safety glasses, gloves, hard hats, steel-toe boots, and hearing protection to ensure worker safety. It is essential to consider environmental protection and safety and avoid contamination.
  • Service Manuals and Documentation: Access to manuals, specifications, and documentation for proper maintenance procedures.

You can streamline maintenance and ensure efficient field maintenance with the right tools and equipment. You must find a proper fuel and lube truck to help keep all the essential tools and equipment handy. Talk to your Summit territory rep about custom storage and lube options to enhance the efficiency of your lube service truck.

Summit’s Solution: Custom Fuel and Lube Truck Bodies

To further optimize field maintenance, Summit Truck Bodies can provide a custom fuel and lube truck. These specialized service bodies bring on-site fueling and lubrication capabilities directly to the job site. With our solution, you have a mobile maintenance unit at your disposal, eliminating the need to transport equipment elsewhere.

When it comes to exceptional field maintenance solutions, Summit Truck Bodies stands out. Our top-of-the-line service vehicles are built with a focus on quality design and manufacturing, ensuring reliability and performance. Our service and lube truck bodies are crafted using premier materials and products, resulting in durable and efficient units that can withstand the demands of any job site.

Moreover, what sets Summit Truck Bodies apart is its industry-leading product support. With a dedicated factory direct service and parts team, customers can count on prompt assistance and reliable support whenever needed. From maintenance to repairs, Summit Truck Bodies ensures you have access to the necessary expertise and resources to keep your truck body running smoothly.

Subsequently, your buying process is seamless with the guidance of Summit experts, including our knowledgeable regional sales representatives. Your representative will walk you through the buying process, working with you to understand your job application and requirements. They will work closely with you and factory design engineers to custom design a fuel and lube truck that fits your needs, ensuring you get a tailored solution that maximizes efficiency and productivity.

Lube System Options

Here are some of our lube system options to build into your next dedicated lube truck, skid, or trailer.

  • New Oil
  • Waste Oil
  • Fuel Delivery
  • Grease System
  • Antifreeze
  • Waste Antifreeze
  • DEF System
  • Used Oil Filter Storage
  • Hannay Reels
  • Samson Pumps, Reels & Nozzles
  • Graco Reels & Nozzles
  • Custom Reel Boxes
  • Lincoln Industrial Pumps & Nozzles

Fuel & Lube Trucks: Proactive Maintenance Practices

Embrace the power of field maintenance and unlock the full potential of your heavy equipment with a Summit lube truck. By adopting proactive maintenance practices and utilizing the right tools and solutions, you can make sure your equipment operates at its best, consistently driving results to complete projects. Note that by investing in field maintenance, you can experience long-term benefits to your operations. We have several options, including enclosed lube trucks, trailers, and lube skids. If you have a large fleet of construction equipment, consider our fuel & lube body options. DO you have chassis concerns? Read our guide on selecting the right chassis for your service or lube truck.

Trust in Summit Truck Bodies to deliver a field service solution that exceeds your expectations and empowers your operation for success.