Making A Spill Proof CraneNeil Gross
Picture a towering crane moving massive logs deep in the forest. The grapple malfunctions, the logs crash down onto the machinery, severing a line supplying hydraulic fluid to the cylinders in the grapple. In the seconds it takes the operator to shut down the pump, the rupture has sprayed 100 gallons of toxic fluid onto the soil--socking the contractor with $20,000 or more in cleanup costs.
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