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Common Questions About Eaton JMV Track Drive Motors

When it’s time to replace the track drive on your mini excavator, don’t forget that one of your options is an Eaton JMV axial piston hydraulic motor. Here are some answers to questions you might have about this line of motors.

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Are Aftermarket Final Drives a Good Investment?

When you need a final drive, you are looking for a price that can fit your budget -- but you still need a quality drive that will last. There are off brand drives that you can buy that may be cheaper, but is that a good idea? In this Shop Talk Blog post, we’ll talk about whether non-OEM final drive motors are a good investment for your equipment.

Introduction to the Eaton JPVB Pump

In this Shop Talk Blog post, were are going to take a look at the Eaton JPVB back-to-back axial piston hydraulic pumps. These pumps are very well adapted for use in excavators, and can serve as quality aftermarket replacements for OEM hydraulic pumps (depending on the make and model of the machine). Keep reading to learn about what the Eaton JPVB hydraulic pump has to offer, including technical specifications and key benefits.

5 Things You Didn't Know about Eaton

Eaton Hydraulic Drive Market in US

At Texas Final Drive, we've partnered with Eaton to expand their hydraulic drive motor market to the United States and we recently started carrying their JPVJ back-to-back hydraulic pumps, too. If you aren't familiar with the Eaton brand (including their connection to golf) then this blog post should help you learn a bit more about them.

Does Your Excavator Need an Eaton Track Drive Motor?

When the track drive motor on your exacavtor goes out, you need a quality replacement that fits your budget and your machine. If you own a hydraulic excavator, one of your newer options here in the United States is an Eaton brand aftermarket track drive motor. In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to discuss the pros of the Eaton JMV Series Track Drive Motors.



Eaton Hydraulic Pumps

 Texas Final Drive is excited to announce that we've started stocking Eaton Hydraulic Pumps

4 Questions to Ask When Replacing a Final Drive

You're pressed for time already, and now one of your final drives has stopped your equipment in its tracks.  You need a replacement, and you need it fast.  In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to discuss 4 important questions you need to ask when you are about to replace your final drive or hydraulic motor. Taking the time to get answers to these questions will save you trouble (and possibly money) in the long run.

Hydraulic Drive Motors and Mining

Mining Machines

There are many, many different machines that are used in connection with mining.  Most of the machines, from small loaders to gigantic mining trucks, use hydraulic motors.  The focus of this blog post is the use of hydraulic motors in the mining industry, with an overview of some of the classfications for mining equipment.



Shop Talk Blog continues to provide strategic informational and educational articles to keep you ahead of the curve on heavy equipment for your industry.  Here are other key posts on Hydraulic Motors to keep you well-informed:


Construction Equipment Guide Interviews Texas Final Drive (YouTube Video)

Dr. Drive (Shop Talk Videos) and Dr. McCaslin (Shop Talk Blog) Heavy Equipment Online Education

Can the web provide the best means of teaching mechanical/technical information for making better business decisions? In a recent interview, Dr. Drive (Shop Talk Videos) and Dr. Sara McCaslin (Shop Talk Blog) from Texas Final Drive were interviewed by Teddy McKeon of Construction Equipment Guide concerning their online educational approach to final drive hydraulic motors and excavator equipment.  In addition, they discussed the Texas Final Drive's partnership with Eaton hydraulic track drive motors in US utilizing state-of-the-art hydraulic power management technology.

Eaton Track Drive Motors for Construction

In the Shop Talk Blog recently, we've been discussing the Eaton JMV series of track drive motors. In this post, however, we are going to focus on what Eaton track drive motors have to offer specifically to those in the construction industry, focusing on issues like fuel economy, safety, reliability, and flexibility.

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