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Hydraulic Maintenance for Your Skid Steer Attachment - What You Need to Know

Posted by: Nick Bruns on May 9, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Hydraulic fluid is the lifeblood of a skid loader. The hydraulic system powers a loader’s tracks (or wheels), lubricates certain areas, and keeps components cool. It also powers hydraulic attachments.

When a hydraulic system is not performing at optimal levels, operators will notice diminished performance. Not all attachments are hydraulic, but for those that are, hydraulic maintenance is essential. Here’s a look at what owners and operators need to know about maintaining attachments with hydraulic function.

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Things to Consider Before Buying a Skid Steer Attachment [SlideShare]

Posted by: Bryan Virnig on Mar 6, 2019 at 10:03 AM

Even though there are many different skid steer attachments out on the market today, there's probably only a handful that fit the needs of a particular project. There are many variables that affect which attachment is best suited for an application. We've put together a SlideShare to outline just how easy it is to narrow down your options. 

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Quality + Innovation: Virnig Manufacturing

Posted by: Darin Virnig on Dec 20, 2018 at 11:15 AM

We’ve built a reputation for quality, and we’re constantly innovating to design and manufacture the best attachments for our customers. Our attachments are designed stronger. Strength comes from properly sized parts, made from higher grade steels resulting in attachments heavy enough to do the job. This means Virnig attachments can handle more stress without deforming.

By choosing higher quality, more expensive raw materials, we can manufacture a higher-quality end product that can handle more strain or more load. But for quality and innovation, material choices are just the beginning.

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Your Feedback Matters: Product Testing to Better Serve Your Needs

Posted by: Darin Virnig on Nov 27, 2018 at 9:58 AM

We care about your needs. Over the past 28 years, we have built our attachments to better serve you. In our efforts to create and continuously improve, we put our skid steer attachments through extensive product testing. We need to know they can withstand project demands and provide high-end performance, durability, and ease of use .

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Our Commitment to Skid Steer Attachment Dealers

Posted by: Andy Walz on Sep 20, 2018 at 2:18 PM

Here at Virnig, we concept, design, prototype, test, and manufacture a wide array of high-quality skid steer attachments. But do you know what we don’t do? We don’t sell our attachments directly to customers. Instead, we partner with skid steer attachment dealers, who then sell directly to customers. We place a high level of importance on our dealer relationships, putting time and effort into ways to support them. Here is a look at some of the ways we support dealers.

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The Virnig Difference

Posted by: Bryan Virnig on Aug 28, 2018 at 11:44 AM

From top to bottom, Virnig Manufacturing is different. Everything from how we approach design, provide service, and interact with our end users sets us apart. We were founded to meet the needs of a Central Minnesota farming community, where we provided repair work to rural farmers and construction workers in the 1990s.

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Brand Loyalty is Nice, But Quality and Performance are Better

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Jul 19, 2018 at 9:44 AM

When it comes to choosing skid steer attachments, there are many things to consider. Most often, buyers start with what they'll be using the attachment for and how much they can afford. Then, they take that information, look up what their go-to brand has to offer and make a purchasing decision. 

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Powder Coat Finishing Protects Your Skid Steer Attachments

Posted by: Robert Goldade on Jun 26, 2018 at 8:50 PM

In heavy equipment manufacturing, architecture, electrical applications, and the automotive industry, powder coat finishing is an extremely popular alternative to liquid painting. It has benefits that land all across the board, some of which we’re going to cover today.

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Can You Use a Skid Steer Tree Puller Attachment for More Than Trees?

Posted by: Tyler Monson on May 18, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Yes, you can. A skid steer tree puller attachment can be used for more than trees. While it’s not the most versatile attachment on the market, there are a couple of applications where a tree puller can save you a lot of time and effort. But as something specifically designed for pulling trees, this attachment does provide some noteworthy efficiencies, which I’ll also cover.

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5 Reasons In-House Manufacturing Yields Superior Attachments for Skid Steer Loaders

Posted by: Darin Virnig on Mar 29, 2018 at 7:32 AM

Oftentimes, skid steer attachment manufacturers will say that their products have the “best quality,” which can make it difficult to determine who actually makes the best products. After all, how do you prove it? Instead of focusing on who can say they’re the best in the loudest voice, let’s take a look at one factor that does increase quality: in-house manufacturing.

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