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History of Aluminum

April 07, 2016

History of Aluminum

History of Aluminum

Ancient Greeks and Romans used aluminium salts as dyeing mordants and as astringents for dressing wounds; alum is still used as a styptic. In 1782, Guyton de Morveau suggested calling the "base" of (i.e., the metallic element in) alum alumine. In 1808, Humphry Davy identified the existence of a metal base of alum, which he at first termed alumium and later aluminum.

The metal was first produced in 1825 in an impure form by 

What oil should I use?

March 01, 2016

What Oil Should I Use

Lubricating oil for gasoline engines has come far from the non-detergent oil that was used in the early days of engines, prior to when engines didn't have oil filters and oil was recommended to be changed every 250 miles. Detergent oil should really be called suspension oil because of the way dirt and contaminants are suspended in the oil and potentially trapped by the oil filter. 

Benefits of Hydro-Excavating

February 04, 2016

Benefits of Hydro-Excavating

Hydro-Excavating

Hydro excavation is a cutting-edge green technology that uses pressurized water to safely and surgically convert solid ground into loose soil that is quickly removed by a powerful truck mounted vacuum system on a Hydro-Excavator. This process (known as hydro excavation or HX) allows for quick, clean and precise excavations which require less backfill, less labor force, less restoration and less environmental impact than conventional drilling methods.

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Vacuum Tank Truck

April 16, 2015

Vacuum Tank Truck

Doing the world's toughest jobs

Pumping septic tanks and pumping portable bathrooms is not a pretty job, but it is honest work. Someone has to do it. To the misinformed individuals who think the average septic tank and portable bathroom cleaner goes home covered in filth, one look at a start-of-the-art vacuum tank truck will have you thinking otherwise.

Put Your Tax Refund to Effective Use

March 13, 2015

Put Your Tax Refund to Effective Use

For all that it's worth (and for some people, it's worth a heck of a lot), tax season can be surprisingly burdening. You're forced to figure out what to do with all this money that Uncle Sam has dumped on your lap. Many squander it in a hurry, splurging on any little impulse, with little thought, for little gratification. We suggest avoiding that route, and instead, urge you to invest the money into your business.

Customization Benefits

February 06, 2015

Customization Benefits

Vacuum Truck

A custom job you can put your waste service vacuum truck on the map. This re-branding can turn the truck into a marketing tool on wheels. The catchy pun stands out, and draws people to it. Branding your truck in this way will help it to be remembered.

What is Biodiesel Fuel and How it Works

January 12, 2015

What is Biodiesel Fuel and How it Works

Grease Collection Trucks: Part of the Process

Making fuel from vegetable oil is something that 40 years ago would be a quantum leap in the search for fuel alternatives. Today, though, it is just part of the conversation that is changing the way that we get from A to B. Biodiesel is an alternative fuel that can be used in any diesel engine without modifications. It reduces toxic emissions by 90% and is renewable, sustainable, and domestically made!

Outdoor Event Planning Logistics to Consider

December 10, 2014

Outdoor Event Planning Logistics to Consider

The Significance of a Porta Potty Truck

The outdoor festival: the intersection of good food, good music, good weather and good times. In a few months time, when the sun warms the ground and the air and we return to relish in the outdoors, tickets will be sold to outdoor festivals and carnivals all over the country. While the obvious elements are easy to take heed of, such as parking, pricing, musical guests, and the like, there is one aspect that you would be remiss to overlook: the porta potty situation.

Many Uses of the Pickup Truck

November 04, 2014

Many Uses of the Pickup Truck

Vacuum Truck Slide-In Units

KeeVac Industries can help you convert your pick-up into a sustainable business with our Slide-In Pumper Units.

Biodiesel Fuel: The Best Alternative Fuel You’ve Never Heard Of

October 13, 2014

Biodiesel Fuel: The Best Alternative Fuel You’ve Never Heard Of

Vacuum Trucks

In a world that has seen years and years of unease in the Middle East, gas prices have been steadily climbing. This has forced many business owners to cut back, while others are investing in alternative fuel options. If you haven't previously considered biodiesel as a possible fuel source, the time may be ripe to do just that!

Vacuum Truck - Taking Care of Business

September 05, 2014

Vacuum Truck - Taking Care of Business

A Septic Pumper Truck is a true marvel

Pay attention when putting together a septic pumper truck. Actually, you probably shouldn't do it yourself because vacuum trucks are complex machines. They require pumps, hoses, and other intricate gizmos to do what they do, effectively.

3 Commonly Rented Vehicles

August 05, 2014

3 Commonly Rented Vehicles
  1. Moving trucks – The most commonly rented truck is the moving truck, since it's the best way to move your items from your old house to your new house. There are many different sizes of trucks available.
  2. Passenger vans – Most people rent passenger vans to travel with a big group of people. With its large gas tank and roomy interior, it's easy to figure out why. Travel in comfort with a passenger van.
3 Tips for Maintaining Your Septic System

June 25, 2014

3 Tips for Maintaining Your Septic System
  1. Conserve Water - Your septic tank can only hold so much water at once. Conserve water by taking shorter showers, doing laundry over multiple days, and so on to avoid septic tank overflow.
  2. Only Biodegradable Items - Biodegradable goods naturally decompose overtime. Flushing non-biodegradables into your septic system reversely can build up and clog your septic system, causing overflow, or water contamination. Stick to flushing only biodegradables for septic tank durability.