Have you known someone that purchased the wrong type of equipment? Maybe that forklift you bought needed to be 5,000-lb. lift instead of 4,000 lb. Or that box truck you put in your fleet was 24 feet long and 18 feet was all that was needed.... Read more about In The Know
When using a riding sweeper indoors or outdoors you want your sweeper to be in top shape. Whether we are discussing an American Lincoln 3366XP, Advance 4600, PowerBoss SW9XV or a Tennant 6400, the general over-all service instructions are... Read more about The Sweeper Tune-Up!
Whether it is an American Lincoln 7760 Rider Scrubber, a Tennant Model 465 Walk-Behind Scrubber or a Factory Cat 29. These machines all have one thing in common; all of them use a rear squeegee assembly. This device is designed to mount in... Read more about Protect Your Rubbers, Squeegees That Is!
When the squeegee blade on your scrubber begins to streak the floor in your factory, most service technicians would conclude one thing; it’s time to replace the squeegee blade.
So, today, we will discuss this topic of when to replace... Read more about FRUSTRATION! Attitude Adjustment or Squeegee Adjustment
Of all questions and comments I receive, the most popular subject is the Main Broom on a sweeper. Not only by phone conversations but also by fax and e-mails I receive a multitude of questions and comments.
I would like to share some... Read more about Brush Selection Guide
Unless you know with certainty the problem of your sweeper or scrubber, I use “fault-logic” to diagnose the machine. Especially with hydraulic systems on some of these machines. They can be very complicated to the average Joe. And we... Read more about Fault-Logic
With this economy floundering, it is increasingly becoming difficult for companies to maintain their equipment. They are challenged daily on finding new ways to do this consistently with less funds in the budget.
Having said that, it... Read more about Low Budget? You Can Still Save
It is not unusual to discuss with customers scrubbing problems. Some of these problems are, for example, not enough solution/water applied to the surface. Another one is actually too much solution/water applied to the surface. Perhaps, one... Read more about A “Solution Tank” By Any Other Name, Is Still A Solution Tank
In the last article, I discussed the Tennant Model 550 relative to the large size of this scrubber. In this article I am going to do an entire about face and talk about the Nilfisk-Advance, Model 2042. Why? This is what my readers want to... Read more about Reliable – Not Perfect
Many times companies have a tendency of buying a sweeper or scrubber that is too small for their operation. They buy a, walk-behind, for example instead of a rider. Usually, they will try to save money on the initial purchase. However, it... Read more about When is Big, “Too Big!”