All About Heavy Construction Equipment

Three Ways That Experienced Crane Operators Can Prevent A Nasty Accident

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Ways That Experienced Crane Operators Can Prevent A Nasty Accident

When you rent a crane, in most cases, you will also be hiring a crane operator to accompany it. Because cranes are huge, expensive pieces of machinery and can easily cause fatalities if involved in an accident, hiring a crane operator who has a lot of industry experience and is familiar with the type of job you are doing is vital. Most crane accidents are the result of inadequate worker training. Simply having a crane operators’ license doesn’t mean that your crane operator is skilled in avoiding accidents, as that comes with...

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Plasma Arc Vs. Oxy-Fuel Torch For Cutting Steel

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Plasma Arc Vs. Oxy-Fuel Torch For Cutting Steel

When fabricating steel, one of your primary concerns should be what tool to use for cutting. The two basic methods for cutting are the use of a plasma arc cutter or the use of an oxy-fuel torch. Choosing one, the other, or both for your shop will depend on the type of work that you typically do.  What Metals Do You Work with? Oxy-fuel torches will cut ferrous metals rapidly because the oxygen jet used in the cutting process will turn iron to slag which then runs out of the kerf, i.e. cut. Furthermore, an ox-fuel torch can cut through...

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The Industrial Stump Grinder | A New User’s Guide To Information

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Industrial Stump Grinder | A New User’s Guide To Information

If you are in the middle of a construction project, tree stumps in the way can be a major issue. There is no way you can install a concrete foundation over a stump, even if it is barely protruding from the ground. An industrial stump grinder is a good choice when you run into these issues, and these machines are usually available through heavy equipment rental companies. Even though this equipment is fairly simple to use, it is likely that you will have a few questions if you have no experience with stump grinder operation. Here are a few of...

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Uses Of And Care For Diamond Blades

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Uses Of And Care For Diamond Blades

Diamond is the hardest substance on earth, and using diamond to coat a blade will create a durable and highly effective saw blade. While diamond blades are impressive, they are not indestructible, so proper care should be taken to protect the blade and to protect the operator. Care for a Diamond Blade Whenever you are cutting extremely hard materials like steel-reinforced cement or ceramics, the friction between the saw blade and the material will create a lot of heat. Depending on how the diamonds are adhered to the blade you are using, the...

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3 Important Safety Tips When Using Rolling Ladders

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Important Safety Tips When Using Rolling Ladders

In your warehouse, you might use a rolling ladder to help you with handling materials that are kept on the pallet racks. A rolling ladder can be extremely handy, but it can also be very dangerous if you aren’t careful. These are a few tips to help you stay safe when using a rolling ladder in your warehouse. 1. Inspect the Rolling Ladder Regularly First of all, you should inspect your rolling ladder on a regular basis. Check to make sure that all of the bolts and screws are securely in place, and look for rust, which could lead to the...

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Great Tips For Construction Equipment Rental

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Great Tips For Construction Equipment Rental

If you want to take advantage of service that will allow you to make the most of your construction project, you should look into equipment rentals in your local area. There are a number of companies that offer construction rental solutions for you, so that you have the help to take on any sort of project, whether you  need cranes, bulldozers, excavators or other such equipment. You’ll need to understand some points about construction equipment, so that you are able to get the service needed for any project. In that regard, read on...

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Start A Commercial Plowing Business: What You Need

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Start A Commercial Plowing Business: What You Need

If you’re looking to start a snow removal business and you want to do commercial properties, you’re going to need to the right equipment. Not only will you need to have a plow large enough to do a large parking lot quickly, but you need to be able to move the snow that you plow around. There is a lot of money to be made in commercial snow removal, and you have to know how to get the clients. Most commercial property owners will require you to sign a contract, so make sure you have the staff to do a job before you take any. To...

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Consider Renting Contractor Equipment Instead Of Buying

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Consider Renting Contractor Equipment Instead Of Buying

Being an independent, small job contractor comes with a lot of flexibility. You can pick the types of jobs you want and schedule your own time. Having all of the right equipment for every job can sometimes be challenging. That is why it is often good to rent equipment that you only need for a short period of time. Rental Duration Equipment can often be rented for varying periods of time, giving you the flexibility to pay for as little or as much time as you need. Small-to-large equipment rental can even be for a block of hours within a day....

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The Truth Behind Three Common Rigging Myths

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Truth Behind Three Common Rigging Myths

Rigging is one of the most effective methods for moving heavy machinery. Unfortunately, many new investors in manufacturing facilities and other heavy equipment find themselves overwhelmed with the many misconceptions and myths about this method of moving, which results in confusion about not only the process, but the success of the move as well. Here’s a look at a couple of common myths that you may have heard and the truth you should know before you start moving that new equipment: Myth: Rigging Services Are All the Same – Look for...

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