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Equipment Identification Manual

Please click on the link to the Manual which is a guide only to locating public serial numbers on the major types of heavy construction equipment. Occasionally, the manufacturer's may change these locations, but as a general rule, the serial number will either be inside the cab or on the outside of the machine close to the operator's entrance point.

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This Manual contains sections on the following:

  • Air Compressors
  • Backhoe Loaders
  • Compactors - Pad Foot
  • Compactors - Smooth Drum
  • Crawler Dozers
  • Crawler Loaders
  • Excavators
  • Mini Excavators
  • Skid Steer Loaders
  • Wheel Loaders