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7 Elements to Expect on the Contract When Hiring Equipment

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When you hire equipment, you usually have to sign an agreement. Wondering what to expect on the agreement? Well, the specifics vary from company to company, but here are some of the elements you may see: 1. Basic Details As with any contract, an equipment hire contract is going to have basics such as your name, the name of the hire company and the type of equipment being hired. Of course, the agreement should also have the hire fee as well as any payment details.…

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What You Need to Know When Planning a Waste Tank Rental

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A waste tank rental can be a good choice for when you’re planning work at a remote jobsite and need additional restroom waste accommodations beyond what can be managed by portable toilets. They can also be needed for food service companies that works offsite as well, as they can connect to kitchen plumbing and not just toilets. When you are considering a waste tank rental, you might note a few important details so you ensure you get the right type and also know what’s involved in that rental.…

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Advice on Lightweight Scaffolding

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There are many situations when a site in Australia requires scaffolding in order for building works or maintenance to take place, but where conventional scaffolding methods are inappropriate. One of the chief reasons for this might be when you need scaffolding to be erected in a location where the ground is too soft or waterlogged. Maybe you do not even have access to the ground and therefore have to suspend your scaffolding from the building.…

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High And Mighty: The Benefits Of Using Cranes For Tree Removal

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Removing a tree thoroughly and efficiently is always a trying task, even if the ill-fated tree is relatively young and small. Removing every part of a tree from the ground you need to clear, including extensive root systems that may one day sprout into new trees, can be particularly difficult, especially if you are using conventional tree removal methods and tools.  There is, however, an alternative to chainsaws and stump grinders – having your offending tree(s) removed using tree removal cranes.…

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Three Restoration Options for Your Failing Industrial Alternator

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The alternator is an important component in an industrial vehicle. In general, the alternator is designed to produce electrical current when the pertinent equipment is in operation. Some of the energy is stored in the battery and used to start the industrial vehicle. The rest of the power is used for running the electrical components in the vehicle. If the alternator fails, the vehicle will be forced to draw all the required power for operation from the installed battery.…

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Timer Relay: Promoting Better Performance and Prolonging Lifespan

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The contacts in standard control relays are designed to close or open immediately when electrical voltage is applied or removed. This is a useful property for normal powered connections because of the quick response. However, there are some applications, particularly in industrial equipment and machinery, where it is favourable for the operation of pertinent contacts to be delayed after the introduction or removal of voltage. If this is the case, then you should install timer delay relays.…

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Koi Joy: Choosing The Right Pump For A Koi Carp Pond

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A suitable water pump is a vital component of any fish pond, and especially important when it comes to keeping prized koi carp healthy and happy. These innocuous-looking pumps serve a number of purposes, including pushing water through filters to remove harmful detritus and aerating the water to allow your koi carp to breathe, grow and thrive. As you can imagine, then, choosing the right pump for a koi carp pond can be a more complex process than finding a pump suitable for a simple ornamental pond, and choosing the wrong pump can leave your koi unhealthy and unhappy.…

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Anti-Fungal Import Requirements for Deliveries Made With Wooden Packaging

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Among many Australian quarantine requirements, the entry into the country of wooden products infected with the non-indigenous form of the blue stain fungus is prohibited. This means that any wooden product that comes into Australia from overseas should have the documentation to prove that it has been treated in accordance with international specifications. Essentially, these specifications relate to the international standards for phytosanitary measures (ISPM) and, under section 15, they propose the use of things like heat treatments to prevent the spread of blue stain.…

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Some Typical Hydraulic Cylinder Problems and Their Possible Remedies

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Hydraulic cylinders are designed to move loads by using linear force and motion. These cylinders are able capable of handling heavy loads in highly demanding working conditions, and they often last for several years. Like with any other hydraulic systems, cylinders that are not used properly face premature failure. As there are so many potential reasons for hydraulic cylinder failure, the following troubleshooting guide can be used to analyse the likely causes of various problems and establish remedial steps.…

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Tips to Choosing the Right Double Scissor Car Lift for Your New Auto Workshop

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Shopping for equipment for your new automotive workshop can take a bit of time, especially if quality is a top priority. In as much as all tools are vital, you cannot do without a car lift; therefore, it should be your number one priority due to its usefulness during car repairs. If you have limited space in your automotive workshop, then there is no better type than the double scissor car lift.…

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