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Winterization Tips for Winter-Ready Equipment

Winterization is a key approach to save you time, prevent costly repairs, and keep your operators safe in unpredictable winter conditions. What is Winterization? Winterization is a process of protecting your equipment from harsh weather conditions that jeopardize its functionality, efficiency, and safety. Why Winterize?

Rent or Buy

Rent or Buy: What’s Best For Your Business?

The decision to rent or to buy equipment will make a huge difference in construction operations, project management, and the budget. The choice may vary from one company to the next. But the factors that mainly drive the cost vs. benefit analysis are: Your project

vactor intuitouch

Why the Vactor® IntuiTouch® System Boosts Productivity

Vactor has engineered an array of innovations that allow operators to maximize their productivity, but they really revolutionized the industry with the introduction of the Vactor IntuiTouch control system as part of the Vactor 2100i series in 2018. This control system brings a new level

Winterizing Vactor Equipment

Winterizing Vactor Equipment

By Ben Schmitt, Product Manager, Vactor Manufacturing In the winter months, when cold weather conditions set in, regular maintenance and a heightened awareness of how to keep vacuum excavation equipment operating properly is required to avoid costly repair expenses. Check coolant and use recommended antifreeze/water mixture for the lowest temperature

Utility Accident

By Samantha Schmidt January 18, 2017 When a utility worker in Key Largo, Fla., noticed that a section of a paved street was not settling properly, he decided to remove a manhole cover and descend into the earth. Moments later on Monday morning, the 15-foot-deep hole went silent. Sensing the man was

The Great Debate: Centrifugal Fan vs. PD

It’s a common question:  “What’s better, fan or PD?” For many a sewer cleaning professional, the answer might be what they are familiar with, or what they’ve used in the past. But do you really know the difference in operation and performance? First, let’s look