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Komatsu Final Drive Travel Motors: Construction Equipment Industry

Throughout 2016, the number of jobs in the construction equipment operation industry was listed at roughly 426,000. Construction equipment comes in all shapes and sizes, and is used for countless commercial, agricultural, and residential projects.

Though technology continues to drastically change the world and impact various industries, the construction equipment sector isn't going anywhere. In fact, the construction equipment industry is projected to increase by 12% over a 10-year period from 2016 to 2026.

Perhaps one of the most important and underrated equipment items involved with this multi-billion-dollar industry is the final drive travel motor.

Final drive motors are necessary for construction excavator machines and are one of the primary components in a hydraulic drive system; along with a power source, a hydraulic pump, and sprocket, and the wheels or track. Typically, an internal combustion engine acts as a power source to power the hydraulic pump, which provides the fluid flow that activates the final drive and travel motor. Torque is then transferred to the sprocket, which turns the wheel and/or excavator track.

Komatsu final drive travel motors are some of the best drive motors on the market today. Komatsu Ltd. is a Japanese multinational corporation that manufactures all kinds of equipment for construction, military, mining, and forestry purposes. Currently, Komatsu is the world's second largest manufacturer of construction equipment (after Caterpillar) and the Komatsu final drive travel motor is one of the most important and highest quality products available on the market.

If you want to learn more about Komatsu final drive travel motors and find quality drive motors, there is one one place you should go for the best Quality, Value, and Service: Mini Final Drives

Our family at Mini Final Drives has been providing excellent Quality, Value, and Service for over 50 years, and you can continue to count on us for a lifetime of friendly, helpful support for all your final drive and travel motor needs. Call us today at 877-483-2806 or visit our online store at to find and order what you need today for Fast and Free delivery to your door.