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Virtual Saw and Blade Safety Training

Training done YOUR way! Esch Saw and Blade Safety Training is now also available as virtual training! Get extensive training for you and your crew from our Saw and Blade Experts over an online call. Our training will cover diamond blade selection, how to maximize productivity from your blades, and how to prevent diamond blade failures. Other topics covered are cut-off saw selection and maintenance, cut-off saw kickback prevention, and…
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Avoid Saw Kickbacks: Cut-off Saw Safety

Kickbacks occur when the blade on the saw pinches or stalls in the material you are cutting. The force of the blade causes the saw to be thrown out of the cut and in some cases back at the operator. By knowing how to safely use your cut-off saw you can avoid kickbacks and be more productive.    1. Let Your Saw Do The Work Applying too much pressure when…
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Selecting Your Dust Vacuums: Husqvarna S-Series Vacuums

Concrete dust vacuums are a necessity to any contractor cutting, grinding, or polishing concrete. Working safely on a jobsite includes managing your exposure to silica dust, which requires a demand for dust-control equipment. The lineup of concrete dust vacuums from Husqvarna covers your dust control needs for any concrete cutting, grinding, or polishing situation. Make sure you get the most productivity from your concrete dust vacuum by selecting the right…
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Dust-Free Solutions from Esch Construction Supply

Featured Dust-Free Solutions from Esch Construction Supply! Working dust-free not only creates a safer job site but creates efficient ones. Each of the following solutions will increase your productivity and save you money. Dust-free solutions save on time and equipment wear and tear while cutting concrete. We have dust-free solutions for any unique concrete cutting situation. Some of our favorite products are featured below! To find your ideal dust-free solutions,…
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Dust-Free Tuckpointing Shroud from Metabo

Staying "dust-free" when you are cutting or grinding can be a tough task. Many contractors run into problems collecting dust while tuckpointing because they can't see how close the shroud and blade are to the surface they are cutting. This leads to dust escaping into the air and may end with possible OSHA violations. Watch how you can stay dust-free when you are tuckpointing in our Coach's Corner episode. The…
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EZ Pump & Can: Your New Labor Saver

The EZ Pump & Can is one of the newest labor savers from Esch Construction Supply. The EZ Pump & Can eliminates the need for a second person to pump water to your saw or core drill. NO MORE MANUAL PUMPING! The pump has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that can be charged with an A/C charger. The 3 gal. EZ Pump Tank is made from rigid plastic that is designed…
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EZ Pump & Can

Save up to $90 an hour with the NEW EZ Pump & Can. Turn a 2 person job into 1 with this battery-powered, self-pressurizing pump can.
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Edge Eater™: Simplifying a Unique Process – Blog

In late 2017, we were approached by one of our customers with a unique dust control issue – how do we use dust-free a grinding shroud developed for a flat surface to smooth an angled edge? The simple, answer was, “you can’t, yet…” The question quickly turned in to action, with our team thinking and sketching, eventually building a prototype with the help of some local resources. Fast forward two…
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Edge Eater™ Chamfer System by Esch – Video

The EDGE EATER™ System is a dust-free solution to create or clean up a 45° chamfer on a concrete edge. Developed by Esch Construction Supply for Metabo grinders.

Works in both horizontal and vertical applications with easily adjustable depth. Creates narrow or wide chamfers with a simple wing nut adjustment.

The Edge Eater™ Chamfer System is an OSHA objective-data compliance solution. View the Air Sampling Documentation.

Developed by Esch Construction Supply, Inc. (800) 233-8655 Patent Pending

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 dust to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air averaged over an eight hour shift.…
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