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Your Guide to Buying Used Equipment

Your Guide to Buying Used Equipment

Step 1: Determine What You Need The first step is determining what specific machine you need. There are many options even among like machines. For example, rough terrain scissor lifts versus slab scissor lifts. It’s important to become familiar with […]

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How to Avoid Common Jobsite Violations

How to Avoid Common Jobsite Violations

Violation: Over-Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica Solution There are three paths to complying to the new construction standard which requires workers not be exposed to more than 50 µg/m3 of silica dust in an eight-hour period (this is down from […]

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MEWP Maintenance Tips

MEWP Maintenance Tips

Preventative maintenance Scheduled inspections and preventative maintenance is the number one way to help guarantee the best performance from your equipment, according to an article recently published on Aerial Pros. Preventative maintenance refers to precautionary work performed on equipment with […]

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Definition Recognition Part Three: Service Terms

Definition Recognition: Service Terms

Every industry houses familiar terms and idioms and the construction and industrial equipment industry is no different. So, we’ve created the Definition Recognition series to help those less familiar navigate industry terms/phrases, with the purpose to educate and facilitate informed […]

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The Types and Uses of Forklift Forks

Types and Uses of Forklift Forks

There might be more forklift fork options than you know. Forklift forks are designed for specific functions and as there are many different ways that forklifts support projects and organizations, there are many different types of forks to match. Toyota […]

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Slab vs Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts

Slab vs Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts

Scissor lifts are mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) with platforms that are parallel in size to the base of the machine and only lift vertically. These types of lifts are commonly used because of their high weight capacities and adaptable […]

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Common Diesel Exhaust Fluid Issues & How to Avoid Them

Common Diesel Exhaust Fluid Issues & How to Avoid Them

Problem: Mixing DEF with diesel fuel Solution One common issue stemming from diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) is intermixing the fluid with diesel fuel. DEF and fuel tanks are sometimes located near each other on machines, so this is a common […]

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How to Protect Your Equipment From Theft

Protecting Your Equipment From Theft

There’s no way to perfectly protect from theft, but there are some measures you can take to reduce your risk. Here are some tips for keeping your equipment protected! Check your locks! The obvious first step to protecting equipment is […]

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Choosing the Right Lift For Any Job Site

Tips For Choosing the Right Lift For Your Job Site

Choosing the right lift, or mobile elevating work platform (MEWP), for your job site shouldn’t have to be a painstaking task. There are a few questions you should ask yourself when making the decision, so we’ve put together this quick […]

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Which Tires Are Right For Your Forklift?

Forklift Tires: Which Type is Right For Your Machine

  Forklift tires are available in a few different options, each designed with particular intents and purposes. So, here’s a quick guide to help determine which tires are right for each forklift and jobsite. The three types of forklift tires, […]

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