Dust filter Rating Explained by ASC

Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Dust filter Rating Explained by ASC

There are 3 commonly known classes of dust filtration categories. Each is defined and simplified below: L is for Light Dust M is for Medium Dust  H is for Hight dust concentrations. The Higher the grade of the dust filters the finer the dust filtration. The dust type that you intend sweeping will determine which of these categories is best suited for your environment.  Dust Extraction using an L, M, or H Class type filter will trap dust without discharging it into the air. If you have hazardous dust you want to sweep it’s best to assess the most relevant

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8 Floor Cleaning Shortcuts You must Avoid

Posted on Monday, May 30, 2022

8 Floor Cleaning Shortcuts You must Avoid

Keeping the floors clean in commercial premises is of paramount importance, even more so if you’re operating in the food and beverage industry. To keep those floors clean and hygienic, the job needs to be done correctly with traditional floor cleaning methods. Taking shortcuts is something you should avoid and we’ll be having a look at some common shortcuts many businesses accept that they really shouldn’t. Below are the 4 Shortcuts You must Avoid while Floor Cleaning #1 – Some Companies/Employees Avoid Pre-Sweeping the Floors In other words, the floors are scrubbed or mopped without being swept clean of debris

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The Importance Of Adjusting Sweeper Brushes Correctly

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022

The Importance Of Adjusting Sweeper Brushes Correctly

A sweeper is much like a piano. For it to work correctly it must be adjusted according to its specifications. 97% of a sweeper’s function is around the brooms. For a sweeper to work correctly the brush pressure must not be too light (otherwise it won’t sweep) or too hard. Think of manually sweeping. The broom sweeps best when the ideal amount of pressure is placed on the broom bristle. Not only is it easier to use but it functions correctly. A powered sweeper’s main broom must be set up to work with a brush sweeping pattern of 3 to

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How Sweeping Up Plastic Shrink Damages a Sweeper

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022

How Sweeping Up Plastic Shrink Damages a Sweeper

Most people assume that a sweeper is a machine that will pick up anything that is on the floor or road. A sweeper by design is a very complicated piece of machinery that comes in all types of sizes & power configurations. The internal mechanisms of a sweeper are quite sensitive to damage that is both expensive and time-consuming to repair should it fail. Every product has a weak area. A sweeper is no different. So too Superman. A sweeper’s kryptonite is string, strapping, plastic, and rope. If you sweep up these items you are guaranteed to damage the machine

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Nyrstar’s Major Win With ASC

Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Nyrstar’s Major Win With ASC

Nyrstar & TLAP recently placed an order with ASC in what is believed to be the Australia’s largest single industrial order for sweeping machines. The order included 4 large Capacity Lead specific Street Sweepers, 2 petrol driven footpath sweepers as well as 2 pedestrian sweepers to be used around the Port Pirie School areas. The new ASC fleet replaced street suction machines that were used previously on both sites with limited success. The new fleet was rolled out in late October and will serve both the Hobart (Tasmania)and Port Pirie (South Australia) locations in a drive to reduce laden lead

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How ASC Can Prevent Germs Spreading Within Your Food & Beverage Business

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2022

How ASC Can Prevent Germs Spreading Within Your Food & Beverage Business

If you operate a business in hospitality and the food and beverage sector, you’ll understand just how important cleanliness is and the emphasis on maintaining a hygienic environment. Whether you run a factory that produces food and beverages, a catering business, a commercial kitchen or even a bar or club, that old cliche of “cleanliness is next to godliness” is an absolute must. Not only is it necessary to prevent the spread of germs and bacteria but also to remain compliant with workplace health and safety laws and regulations required by the health department. In this Covid-19 era, hygiene in

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A Guide On Occupational Health & Safety for Commercial Floor Cleaning

Posted on Sunday, March 20, 2022

A Guide On Occupational Health & Safety for Commercial Floor Cleaning

In order to ensure the safety of your employees, clients, and customers, it is important to ensure the floors of your commercial space are clean, dry, and in good condition to prevent accidental slips, trips, and falls. Even with little traffic passing through your business on a daily basis, the cleanliness of your floors is essential to guarantee safety.  Maintaining a clean, dry, and debris-free floor will help make your space a safe place to work and visit. Unfortunately, employers and staff are not always adequately trained to get the job done according to mandated safety standards. Commercial cleaning companies,

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Steps to Prepare Your Floors for Scrubbing

Posted on Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Steps to Prepare Your Floors for Scrubbing

If you want to cleanse your floors thoroughly, you can use a floor scrubber to help remove dirt and stains. Industrial floor cleaning equipment is an effective way to clean various spaces. However, it’s important to select the right cleaner and prepare your floors before scrubbing. If you’re interested in scrubbing your floors, here are some steps you can take. Research Best Practices Various floor types suit different cleaning equipment and solutions, so you should take time to research the best floor cleaning practices. For example, some types of flooring, such as unsealed wood, should not be cleaned with water.

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Choose From Different Bristle Types For Your Sweeper or Scrubber

Posted on Monday, January 31, 2022

Choose From Different Bristle Types For Your Sweeper or Scrubber

A sweeper or a scrubber is useful for every household or a space that requires regular cleaning. There are multiple kinds of floor scrubber brushes that are popular among the masses but each of them has some specific applications based on their bristle types. There are many different types of bristles available for your sweeper or scrubber that make sense to buyers based on where they are being used regularly.  Choosing floor scrubber brushes should not be a hassle for anyone. After all, every household and every factory floor needs ideal sweepers or scrubbers with the right bristles for cleaning

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