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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 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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Simplifying a Unique Process: The Edge Eater™

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 into action, with our team thinking and sketching, eventually building a prototype with the help of some local resources. Fast forward two months,…
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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 dust to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air averaged over an eight hour shift.…
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