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Fueling your saw: Mixing Oil and Gas

If you want your saw to run longer, perform better, and function properly, it is critical to safely operate your equipment with the proper usage of fuel. This means understanding the proportions when mixing oil and gas together. With too much oil, you can cause carbon build-up on your spark arrestor. Not enough oil can…
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Esch Gives Back: The Wingman Foundation

2017 brought a lot of new things for Esch. A new blade, new Exceptional Service to Others (ESO) initiatives, as well as the continued growth of our core value: service. One new initiative dedicates a portion of the proceeds of a new Esch blade and the Wingman Foundation. Our ESO committee has committed to donating…
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Esch Trainings 101

Cold weather means seasonal projects are coming to an end. Take advantage of the winter season and let Esch help train your crew. Through years of experience, we have discovered three main areas of focus to keep your teams working safer and to reduce downtime: Saw & Blade Safety Training, Saw Maintenance Training, and Equipment…
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OSHA Silica Rule – Take Action!

The deadline to comply with OSHA Silica Rule has come and gone, but it’s not too late to take action! OSHA began enforcing the new silica standard on September 23, 2017, which specifies that employers are mandated to limit worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust. This means reducing the permissible exposure limit of silica…
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Safety Tips for Proper Inspection and Usage of Handheld Cut-Off Saws

Handheld Cut-off Saw Safety Before using your cut-off saw, make sure to do a quick inspection. Check the machine for loose or missing fasteners Make sure to replace and/or tighten all screws and bolts. Check the throttle trigger, trigger interlock, and stop switch to make sure they are functioning properly. Inspect the wheel guard to…
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