The tools and equipment used in the construction are under rigorous management. Since the beginning of development of the work, to the final construction external details, these tools are exposed to large amounts of dirt and abuse. The maintenance of appropriate tools and team building is essential if you want to preserve for future construction work. The lack of proper maintenance of tools results in unnecessary expenses.
- Clean tools and construction equipment after each workday. While a thorough cleaning, do not require daily, general cleaning and removal of the heaviest dirt construction is the key to extend the life of the tools.
- Keep hoses and electrical cables protected from pedestrian traffic and heavy construction vehicles. Forklifts or other motorized machinery, can easily cut or pinch cables and hoses, preventing tools to work properly, and cause potential electrical damage. Cover electrical cords with ramps or housings built especially for that.
- Lubricate pneumatic tools and pneumatic equipment before each day of use, the condensation pressure hoses create an environment for corrosion inside pneumatic tools. The coating of the internal components of these tools with air tool oil avoids moisture and corrosion of your tools.
- Inspect and repair all equipment and construction tools at the end of each job. Make all repairs to the equipment necessary for the following construction work. In this way you avoid wasting time with the repair of faulty equipment on future construction sites.
Tips & Warnings
Use only the air tools lubricant recommended by the tool manufacturer.