If you are lucky, you can easily identify a working spare from the collection of junk in the heavy equipment salvage yard, without spending too much money or much time in getting the required spare. Salvage yards come in handy, if the heavy equipment used by you is no longer in the production assembly of the manufacturers, spares could be identified only through sources like heavy equipment salvage yards.
Heavy equipment salvage mostly relates to recycling of automobile parts – transmissions, engines etc. – and heavy equipments – back hoes, tractors, hydraulic pumps and dozers etc.
Some of the latest heavy equipment salvage firms have an online inventory tracking system. If you could not locate a specific spare in one of the branches, they track the availability of the spare in other locations and try to get it to you without delay. Since heavy equipment salvage is being relied upon by most of the heavy equipment owners, these firms never discard a spare and always come up to meet the demand.
The technology has advanced to such a stage that it is now possible to salvage specific spare parts by quoting their serial number or identification tag and find out whether the part is available. Now salvage units for specific manufacturers of heavy equipment also exist and does business pertaining to that particular brand and models.