Commonly Used Abbreviations

A
Abbreviation Definition
ABC automatic blade control
A/C air conditioning
accum accumulator
ALPS automatic liquid proportioning system
app approximately
ATB anti two block
art articulated
aux auxillary
AWD all-wheel drive

B
Abbreviation Definition
BBL barrel
b&b block and ball
bld blade
BOCE bolt on cutting edge
BOE bolt on edge

C
Abbreviation Definition
cap capacity
c&p cleaned and painted
CC crank case
CCU cable control unit
CFM cubic feet per minute
CH cushion hitch
chas chassis
CLL control load lowering
cntwt counter weight
conv conveyor
cpir coupler
cy cubic yard
cyl cylinder

D
Abbreviation Definition
DBG double bar grouser
dbl double
DD direct drive
DD double deck
DES direct electric start
diff differential
dk deck
dsl diesel

E
Abbreviation Definition
elec electric
eng engine
eng encls engine enclosures
EROPS enclosed roll-over protective system
ES extreme service
ex excellent
ex cond excellent condition
ext hoe extend-a-hoe

F
Abbreviation Definition
FEROPS fully enclosed roll-over protective system
FOPS falling object protective system
frt front

G
Abbreviation Definition
gal gallon
gd cond good condition
GP bkt general purpose bucket

H
Abbreviation Definition
HHP high horse power
hp horse power
hrs hours
ht height
hyd hydraulic
hydro hydrostatic

I
Abbreviation Definition
IS&T independant swing and travel

J
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K
Abbreviation Definition
KW kilowatt

L
Abbreviation Definition
LGP low ground pressure
LMI load monitor indicator
LP low profile cab
LPG liquid propane gas

M
Abbreviation Definition
mb moldboard
ME mass excavator
MH bkt material handling bucket
MP bkt multi purpose bucket
MS multi shank
mtd mounted
MTL material

N
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O
Abbreviation Definition
O/D overdrive
O/H overhauled
OR outriggers
orig original
OROPS open roll-over protective system

P
Abbreviation Definition
p&b pins and bushings
PAT power angle tilt
PB push block
P/B power brakes
PIPS product improvement program(s)
PLL power load lowering
pntd painted
PP push pull (scrapers)
PS power shift
P/S power steering
port portable
PSI pounds per square inch
pt point
PT power train
PTO power take off
pwr power
PY pyramid (track)

Q
Abbreviation Definition
QC quick change

R
Abbreviation Definition
reblt rebuilt
ret retarder
ROPS roll-over protective system
RR rear ripper

S
Abbreviation Definition
SA single axle
SA special application
SALT sealed and lubricated track
SBG single bar grouser
S blade straight blade
SU semi U blade
S/T straight with tilt blade
scar scarifier
scr screen
SD single deck
SMH service meter hours
S/N serial number
sp speed
SS single shank
SS & tip side shift and tip
std standard
stk stick
stkr stacker
supp supplemental
susp suspension

T
Abbreviation Definition
TA tandem axle
TBG triple bar grouser
TC torque converter
TD triple deck
TPH tons per hour
trans transmission
trlr trailer

U
Abbreviation Definition
U/C undercarriage

V
Abbreviation Definition
v volts
vg cond very good condition
VHP variable horse power
vib vibratory

W
Abbreviation Definition
WDA waste disposal arrangement

X
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Y
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Z
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