Category Archives: How To Guides

Safety Considerations for Wastewater Lift Stations

Wastewater Plant Ensure appropriate equipment is installed properly. by Dave Williams Submersible Solutions In almost all aspects of life, safety ranks as one of the more important things to think about. When it comes to wastewater lift stations and pumping equipment, safety needs to be a top priority in all phases of the system life…

What to consider when buying an air conditioner

Every Australian family is different and we all have different needs when it comes to choosing an air conditioner. You might own your own home and want to enhance its value with a top-of-the-line air conditioning solution. Or perhaps you’re renting a tiny apartment and are only looking for a simple system for a couple…

Keep Your Fountain Clean with an OASE FiltoClear

More people are looking for some type of water entertainment for their yards or patios this year. And we don’t blame them! Who wouldn’t want the aesthetics and relaxation of running water in their landscape? Hardscape fountains and spillways are becoming more prevalent due to the ease of installing them. You don’t even have to…

Are You Vibrating Your Concrete Too Much?: The History of the Internal Concrete Vibrator

How the concrete vibrator’s design has changed since the 1960s and how the transformation has impacted the concrete industry today. Over the last 60 years, concrete vibrators have evolved into a necessary machine for concrete jobs. Industry studies have highlighted separation issues, vibration energy, surface defects, and mix incompatibilities—leading to the development of a more…

Explanation of Phases & Voltage Options for Industrial Power Generators

Portable Generator Ready to Supply PowerA primary concern when deciding what type of generator is best for your environment should be making certain you get the right electrical configuration. An electrical configuration typically includes the phase, voltage, kW, and hertz that are best for your application. In order to explain how phases and voltage work,…

Factors Affecting Generator Output Rating

Cummins 1500 kW Outdoor GeneratorAll electrical appliances have set conditions under which they function at optimum levels. Any fluctuations in these conditions can cause the appliances to run at a lower efficiency. Power generators are no exception to this. Generators are typically designed to run most efficiently at or near sea level under standard conditions…