Industrial Equipment and Supplies For A Successful Business

Hi, my name is Trevor Hamblin and I have written this blog about industrial equipment and supplies. It's very important that business owners keep the necessary supplies and equipment on hand to run their operation efficiently. I became interested in industrial equipment and supplies after talking with my neighbor who owns his own business. I never realized how many different supplies were needed to run a business until he explained it to me. After we spoke, I started doing some research on my own and found out a lot more information. Since I believe this is important advice that every business owner should know, I wanted to write a blog about it. I hope that after learning about the industrial equipment and supplies that are needed, you'll also have a better understanding of all that's required.

How To Maintain Your Root Blower


If you rely on a root blower for your industrial business, it's important to fully understand root blower maintenance. Only with proper maintenance can you expect your root blower to last a long time. You'll save money on costly repairs and expensive replacements. Check out these three tips for maintaining your root blower.   

Have the System Routinely Inspected

Maintaining your root blower starts by inspecting it. Consider hiring a new employee or training a current employee on spotting problems with the blower. This allows you to do occasional in-house inspections to identify potential problems early, which cuts spending. However, you will still need to have the system routinely inspected by a professional repair technician, especially if it isn't working properly. During the inspection, the technician will simply examine the machine as a whole. They will also likely remove parts to inspect them for damage or wear. Inspection may also include measurements, viewing blueprints and taking samples of oil.  

Request Professional Maintenance/Repairs

As with any machine in your business, you should also request regular professional maintenance. This helps reduce wear and tear. Plus, technicians will spot problems before they become expensive repairs. During maintenance or repairs, the technician will likely start by cleaning the system. This may include steaming or sandblasting. Once the blower is cleaned, the necessary repairs or maintenance can be performed, such as a graphite treatment of the interior, balancing rotating parts, etc. Once the system maintenance or repairs are finished, the technician may test the blower to ensure it works properly.

Don't Forget DIY Maintenance

It's also important you follow some DIY maintenance on your blower. This saves you money in two ways. First, you need fewer professional repairs or maintenance visits. Second, your system will experience less wear and tear, which translates to fewer repairs and replacements. One of the most important steps in DIY maintenance for your blower is lubrication. Typically, you use grease lubrication for the drive end and oil for the gear end. If you aren't sure, speak with a professional repair technician or the manufacture to determine which lubrication is best for your blower.

Don't waste money by letting your root blower break down sooner than normal. While maintenance may cost money and take time, it prevents more expensive repairs and increases the life of the machine. For more information about root blower repairs or maintenance, contact a technician in your area today or visit a website like


10 April 2018