Didcot Plant News August 2003

5th August 2003

New Drill Breezes Through Block & Brick

Photo of DB1700T Diamond DrillA comprehensive range of Diamond tipped core drills are powered by the 1700 watt Worksafe DB1700T rotary drill, a new addition to our hire fleet in July.

Ideal for the ‘one hole’ hire, especially for brick and breeze block, this kit enables fast and precise drilling of holes up to 152mm (6″) diameter through double skin walls.

Just pre drill a 13mm pilot hole (bit supplied) then follow through with the core bit and pilot rod to achieve a smooth clean result.

The comprehensive kit comprises a choice of dry diamond core bits (38mm, 52mm, 107mm, 117mm, 127mm & 152mm), a 1700 watt drill and carry case, a pilot rod assembly, an extension drive bar and a pilot hole drill bit.

The DB 1700T Diamond Drill is available for hire at £40 per week (core bit extra).

The rotary drill can be found in the Electric Power Tools section of our hire catalogue.

Trans Cube Bowsers

Photo of Trans Cube Bunded Fuel BowsersFuel is easily and safely stored on site in one of these Trans Cube Bunded Fuel Bowsers from Western Trailers, new to the hire fleet in July.

They are available in two sizes, 1000 litre and 2000 litre and come complete with a manual pump and 4m of delivery hose.

The bunded nature of these bowsers means that should the inner tank get ruptured the outer shell can hold the fuel without causing any contamination to the surrounding area.

The Trans Cube Bunded Fuel Bowser is available for hire at £50 per week + vat (1000 litre) & £80 per week + vat (2000 litre).

View the range of Bowsers in our hire catalogue

Stay Cool This Summer With One of Our New Rhino ‘Man’ Fans.

Rhino 'Man' FansStay Cool this summer with one of our new Rhino ‘Man’ Fans.

Ideal for high volume cooling and ventilation, the Rhino ‘Man’ Fan is a large portable fan designed to suit a variety of indoor settings.

It is fitted with 20″ blades and has a stepless speed control for full flow regulation from stationary to maximum.

The Rhino ‘Man’ Fan is available for hire at £55 per week + vat.

Fans can be found in the Heaters, Building Dryers & Air Conditioners section of our hire catalogue.

Swivel on This

Photo of Alldrive 6-Tonne Swivel SkipThe latest addition to the dumper fleet is this Thwaites Alldrive 6-Tonne Swivel Skip, supplied by Leach Lewis Plant.

Like its straight tip sister the Alldrive 6-Tonne Swivel boasts the Perkins 1000 series, 4 cylinder water-colled diesel engine for superior performance and noise levels. It can reach a top speed of 16.2 mph.

All service points to the engine are easily accessible via a lockable three sided cover. The transmission is torque converter 4 speed forward and reverse with column-mounted directional control.

The Alldrive 6-Tonne Swivel Skip is available at £200 per week + vat.

View the range of Dumpers in our hire catalogue

Break it Up

Photo of SBC115 BreakerAlso purchased for the hire fleet this July was another Atlas Copco SBC115 Hydraulic Breaker, supplied by Leach Lewis Plant.

Designed to fit the Volvo EC15 1.5-tonne mini excavator, this compact breaker has an outstanding power to weight ratio that makes it quick and easy to position.

The SBC115 Breaker is available for hire at £150 per week + vat.

The Hydraulic Breaker can be found in the Excavators section of our hire catalogue.