We all know equipment idles
a lot, but we are just now learning how much.
While not the first idling ban for California, the sleeper regulation focuses on when on-highway trucks idle
the most, during rest periods.
For every thousand small and large cars that idle
for five minutes a day, that's 132 tonnes
Caterpillar believes that the MorElectric technology offers the trucking industry viable idle
management solutions with important benefits to the customer and to the environment," says David Orr, Cat Electronics MorElectric commercial manager.
The second is termed avoidable and includes times when truck drivers idle
for cab comfort--air conditioning in the summer and heat in the winter--or to operate onboard auxiliaries such as televisions and computers.
The system was maintained at idle
for the remaining 12 nonproduction hours to minimize warm-up time after testing and to extend the life of the calciner's refractory liner.
The typical on-highway truck idles
1,800 hours annually for an additional cost of $5,400 at $3 per gallon.
You can set our software so when it idles
for more then 10 minutes it will send you a notification.
3 : not based on anything real or serious <an idle
The technology allows full-screen, rich media displays during idle
time in the form of screensavers.