ASC is the leading national supplier of an aircraft hangar and aviation cleaning equipment in Australia with everything from the ASC Eureka E51 to the popular ASC Eureka M1 available to rent or purchase.
Whether your business requires a brand new walk-behind floor sweeper or an industrial scrubber rental, ASC is proud to be a “total solutions” company with a wide range of ever-changing machines available.
One of our clients, Alpine Airwork, an airport 5 hours North East of Melbourne, is a current contractor to the National Aerial Firefighting Centre.
Mick and Julie Gribble, the entrepreneurs recently took possession of an ASC 18-inch walk-behind floor scrubber to keep their aviation hangars immaculate – a key component when running a successful aviation business.
Mildura Airport is another example of a happy client, as the Aviation Alliance recently took possession of an ASC Eureka M2 – one of the best pieces of aircraft aviation cleaning equipment. To find out how the device has transformed the business, read our latest blog post.
The ride-on device is designed to keep hangers clear, which ensures the planes’ engines are always free from FOD (foreign object damage). Not only does this eliminate manual hand sweeping but now owner Larry Cowley and his team can show off their hangar with pride.From walk-behind floor scrubbers to some of Australia’s best-selling small rider sweepers, stay up to date with the latest ASC products on the market by reading our aircraft hangar cleaning case studies below.
Posted on Friday, October 1, 2021
The Client Canberra Airport, is an international airport situated in Majura, ACT. The Challenge Tarmacs are very difficult to clean. There is a constant challenge to ensure no FOD (Foreign Object Debris ) is swept up. FOD includes any object found in an inappropriate location that, as a result of being in that location, can damage equipment or injure personnel. FOD includes a wide range of material, including loose hardware, pavement fragments, catering supplies, building materials, rocks, sand, pieces of luggage, and even wildlife. FOD is found at terminal gates, cargo aprons, taxiways, runways, and run-up pads. The other seasonalRead More
Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021
The Client The Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter Service has a highly-qualified crew of pilots, aircrew, doctors, paramedics, engineers and safety managers that perform over 2500 missions per year. The company flies purpose-built Agusta Westland 139 (AW139) helicopters delivers air service patients across the Southern Zone of NSW. The Challenge Running a fleet of modern helicopters requires hangar maintenece floors to be clean and free of FOD. Toll Air wing new Hangar floors have recently been painted with epoxy coatings and required daily cleaning. This cleaning regime is to ensure that all the floors look pristine and free of tyre marks,Read More
Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021
The Client The Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter Service has a highly-qualified crew of pilots, aircrew, doctors, paramedics, engineers. The company flies the Agusta Westland 139 (AW139) helicopters. The Challenge Running a fleet of modern helicopters requires hangar maintenece floors to be clean and free of FOD. Toll Air wings new Hangar located at Canberra Airport have recently been painted with epoxy coatings and required daily cleaning. This daily cleaning regime is to ensure that all the floors look pristine and free of tyre marks, oil spills and debris. The Solution. Toll Air Ambulance recently asked ASC to provide a floorRead More
Posted on Saturday, May 29, 2021
The Client RAAF Base Amberley is a Royal Australian Air Force military airbase located 8 km southwest of Ipswich, Queensland and 50 km southwest of Brisbane. It is currently home to SEVERAL Squadrons. The Challenge The Military Base was looking to minimize FOD. Small stones and dust that comes loose from the concrete aprons can severely damage the Fighter aircraft’s engines. The Result. The ASC’s Rafael Rodrigues suggested the RAAF invest in the heavy duty ASC M3 sweeper. The mid-size rider M3 sweeper was the best solution for the base as the side brushes were able to pull all ofRead More
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020
ASC’s M1 Cleans Away RAAF’s Hanger Dust. RAAF’s Pt. Cook Base recently invested in an ASC M1 battery sweeper. The base is located in Melbourne’s western suburbs. It has many hangars that house old military aircraft. The Challenge These old hangers had a huge dust problem. Dust would blow in from the adjacent airfields and make the hangars look very messy. The build-up of dust was a never-ending problem that had to be swept by hand brooms. The Solution RAAF’s Adam Scherricontacted ASC’s Ken Pepyat asked him to bring to the base and demonstrate the popular ASC M1 Heavy DutyRead More
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2019
Cleaning an Airport hangar however small can be a difficult and very time consuming process. Tyabb Airport, a small Victorian airport is a case in point. They house 4 light planes for private use in one of its hangars. Civil aviation regulation specifies that all hangars must be free from dust & debris otherwise the dust and FOD can get lodged in the engine components creating maintenance issue and risking aircraft safety. Bracken Rural and residential property maintenance recently invested in the ASC sweeper to make the task of cleaning their hangar much easier. Owner Grant Lane looked at whatRead More
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The RAAF has once again invested in ASC sweeping machines. This time it is the Amberley base located in the outer suburbs of Brisbane (Queensland). The machine will be used to maintain high-tech parts storage hangars. These parts hangars are always open to ensure maximum airflow. The result, unfortunately, is that a lot of dust builds up due to airflow from outside. The new ASC M3 was recommended and installed. ASC’s Rafael Rodriguez installed the machine for very happy staff. The machine will principally be used in the high-security Boeing section of the operation. Another great investment for the AustralianRead More
Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2018
ASC arrives at Mildura Airport – Pictured a photo of Larry Cowley from Aviation Alliance at Mildura Airport. Larry and his team run a fleet of aircraft for pilot training, scenic flights, tours, fire management & personal charters. Mildura is an area known globally for its grape & wine production. Many outsiders are unaware how hot, dry and windy the Mildura area gets. With so much dry heat, dust is a big problem. The dust gets airborne and then trapped in hangars daily. Keeping hangars dust free is crucial in aviation as planes’ engines must always be free of FOD . To eliminateRead More
Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Nuline Charter Pty Ltd is a Melbourne based charter company established in 1998. With its ever-expanding fleet, Nuline Charter created a new, purpose-built facility in Melbourne’s south eastern suburb of Moorabbin East. Important considerations were made to ensure the new depot facility was as environmentally friendly as possible. Since its inception, Nuline Charter has grown to be one of Melbourne’s largest and most respected charter companies. Their philosophy is based on a successful formula of “a quality service for a fair price”. The majority of vehicle maintenance work is performed on site at the Moorabbin East Depot. Mechanical repairs are undertakenRead More
Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Alpine Airwork is a current contractor to the National Aerial Firefighting Centre – supplying two single-engine air tankers (SEATs) at Benambra, Victoria. Alpine Airwork is a private airport located 5 hours from North East of Melbourne which also runs private charter flights for the public. Owned by Mick Gribble, the company is an Australian success story. Driven by resourceful staff, both Mick and his wife Julie are hands-on running a very innovative aviation business. With its professional and committed attention, the company is flourishing. Alpine Airwork recently took possession of an ASC 18 inch walk behind floor scrubber to keepRead More
Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018
RDFS has purchased a Eureka E-51 auto scrubber for their north Queensland airplane hangar. The decision to buy the scrubber was based on replacing manual cleaning with mechanized cleaning. Instead of taking 6 hours to manually sweep and mop the hangar floor, it now takes less than 1 hour. Now the ASC Eureka E-51 quickly and efficiently washes the floor, leaving it dirt-free and dry. RDFS is an essential part of maintaining a fleet of doctors to service people in the far regions of Australia. If you are unsure of what the RFDS does; it goes something like this. InRead More