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Machines & Industry Knowledge
THE STAND-UP RIDER SCRUBBER, A DIFFERENT KIND OF MACHINE!

Hi-Gear discusses recommendations for a stand-up rider scrubber to fit a customer's specific needs by comparing equipment models.

5 TIPS TO KEEP SCRUBBERS FROM SLIPPING & SLIDING

Hi-Gear discusses the use of X patterned tires installed on your floor scrubber to prevent slipping and sliding situations.

SCRUBBER SOLUTION TANK

Hi-Gear discusses customers' scrubbing problems by focusing on the solution tank, its purpose, problems, and maintenance.

PARTS ... OBSOLETE OR NLA

Hi-Gear talks about seven years being the usual amount of time when you begin to experience obsolete parts by the sweeper/scrubber manufacturer.

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Maintenance & Repair
TENNANT MODEL 7400 SCRUBBER & MAINTENANCE CHART

In this article Hi-Gear discusses Tennant Model 7400 and recommended maintenance based on timed intervals to prolong the life of your floor scrubber.

A LESSON IN MAINTENANCE

Hi-Gear discusses maintaining equipment to provide dependability and longevity. A well maintained sweeper is one that will always perform as it should.

LET'S FILTER THROUGH THE ANSWERS

Hi-Gear discusses sweeper equipment filter issues resulting from wet sweeping versus sweeping in dry weather, and the option for some machines.

DOES YOUR VACUUM MOTOR SUCK?

Hi-Gear discusses the many components in the industrial scrubber and proper maintenance of the vacuum motor, one of the more necessary items to the system.

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Brushes, Brooms, & Squeegee Basics
VERIFY, VERIFY AND THEN VERIFY!

Hi-Gear discusses the importance of verifying the correct part for the application prior to purchase; and the questions that need to be answered when selecting the right broom for the model and application.

SQUEEGEES: IMPROVE YOUR LIFE

Hi-Gear discusses the general maintenance / instructions of replacement squeegee blades on sweeper/scrubbers.

SQUEEGEE QUESTIONS

Hi-Gear has been asked thousands of sweeper/scrubber related questions over the years and, in this article, shares their knowledge about squeegee blade materials.

PROTECTING SQUEEGEE RUBBER

Hi-Gear discusses proper storage of rubber squeegees and factors that can adversely affect them such as temperature, sunlight, ozone and more.

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