Rental Mart showcase: February 2022
By Canadian Rental StaffFeatures Shows 2022 canada rental rental mart showcase
Higher reach with eco-benefits
Skyjack introduced its all new SJ20 E vertical mast lift earlier this year. With a 20-foot platform height; full AC electric drive; zero inside turning radius; SkyCoded colour and numbered wiring; and an assortment of productivity options including a wind rating for indoor and outdoor use, the SJ20 E offers a compelling ROI for rental companies. The SJ20 E features proportional lift and drive controls and the variable speed electric drive provides exceptional duty cycles. The SJ20 E’s consistent torque provides up to 25 percent gradeability and enables a 350-pound platform capacity. Its compact size is achieved without compromising the work area. Higher height was achieved through a new inverted five-section mast with large overlaps to help increase rigidity, a closed multistage lift cylinder that is free from any chains, sheaves, or bushings reduces maintenance requirements. The SJ20 E includes Skyjack’s new Eco matrix that provides information on environmental sustainability in categories like carbon savings, emissions and duty cycle improvements. The SJ20 E boasts other features including a traversing deck that provides up to 16 inches of up-and-over capability; an easy-access maintenance hatch that provides unrestricted access to all major components including batteries; improved ground clearance for pothole protection without moving components to maintain or potentially snag on cords or debris; and a clean unrestricted view from the front-facing control box. Similar to Skyjack’s Next Generation DC scissor lifts, the new vertical mast also features an onboard diagnostic system. This provides operators or service technicians with real-time faults in plain simple language eliminating the need for plug-in calibration for day-to-day troubleshooting.
Alternative to diesel
Offered as a more economical alternative to diesel powered models, Bomag has introduced the BPR60/65 Honda-powered reversible plate compactor. Bomag’s newest addition to its lineup of robust and reliable reversible plate compactors features a Honda GX390 engine. The BPR60/65 comes standard with electric start as well as recoil start, low oil shutdown and an hour meter. Also included is a fully enclosed engine cover with easily accessible service and maintenace flaps; a height-adjustable, low-vibration operator control; a locking operator handle for transportation; and a foldable single-point lifting hook. The powder-coated base plate is highly wear-resistant. The Bomag BPR60/65 has a working width of 25.6 inches and an operating weight of 926 pounds with a centrifugal force of 13,490 pounds. The BPR60/65 is ideally suited for construction of roads, sub-bases, sewer and watermain construction and foundation work.
Cut concrete indoors
The all-new GreenWorks 82PC12 12-inch brushless power cutter features a precision-aiming LED giving the operator confidence with each and every cut. The cutter comes with an IPX4 rating and uses a 12-inch cut-off saw blade. Customers will appreciate having a real commercial electric stone saw, providing so much more versatility on where and when they can operate the unit, including indoor or enclosed area use without the harmful exhaust fumes or the stress of having to mix fuels. The 82PC12 features an oversized trigger for use with gloves and a 40-minute constant run time on a four-amp battery.
Longer maintenance intervals
The 337-13HC is powered by a Honda GX390 engine which features an oil shutdown sensor and a cyclone air filter. The cyclone air filter keeps the air/fuel ratio more constant as the elements become dirty and more than doubles the length of the service interval for air filter maintenance. It uses direct belt drive and is towable with an optional easy-to-install tow package. All Dosko stump grinders are equipped with a unique side discharge frame which moves cuttings out and away from the machine while grinding to keep the operator’s work area cleaner than with the use of channel frame stump grinders. The 337 Series comes standard with 700 Series Greenteeth. Teeth can be rotated in three, 120-degree increments for a fresh cutting edge in minutes.
Edco Crete Planes are versatile milling machines that stand up to any required removal or preparation work. They repair common slab problems like curled joints, unevenness, sidewalk trip hazards, concrete coating removal, floor cleaning and preparation, traffic line removal, leveling surfaces and weather damage. Crete-Planers remove contaminates, epoxy, paint, traffic lines and more. With Edco Crete Planes, you can choose from a variety of cutters to achieve the profile, depth and speed for each job. Choose from electric or Honda-powered gasoline options. Each unit comes with heavy-duty seven-gauge frame is built for long lasting performance. Edco units offer variable depth settings, which provide greater control of surface removal. Easy-loading drums allow you to change drum setup in minutes. Edco’s unique engage/disengage lever raises and lowers cutting drum without losing depth setting. Vacuum ports are standard for dust-free planning. Pair with an Edco vacuum system to remove airborne dust, which drastically shortens clean up times and creates a healthy and safe working environment. All Edco vacuum systems meet or exceed OSHA respiratory standards. Water options are also available.
Tackle uneven terrain
The 825TKL mini-track loader features an innovative cab-over design, allowing exceptional access to key components, cutting routine maintenance time and improving a rental store’s bottom line. The articulating rollers on the track system tackles uneven terrain and absorbs impact, providing stability and comfort to the operator. The universal attachment plate on the TKL allows for the use of any industry-standard quick-change attachment, providing value by eliminating the unnecessary cost of brand-specific attachments. The TKL experience incorporates an electronic display panel that is clear and easy to understand. Featuring a unique high/medium/low speed selection, the operator can adjust the track drive speed of the TKL to the task at hand, benefiting both seasoned and novice operators. There are a variety of safety features on the TKL, including the operator presence switch that senses when the operator is no longer standing on the ride platform. The TKL is also equipped with innovative tip-over protection, utilizing the machine’s incline sensor to shut off the fuel supply and lock the TKL in the event of a rollover situation. A four-digit safety code is required to restart the TKL, preventing potential engine damage and giving the owner opportunity to inspect and secure the machine.
Rental Software that Connects
Point of Rental provides rental and inventory management software solutions that connect people in every job role throughout a business. Innovative features and caring customer support agents empower users to streamline their operations and grow strategically.
For 40 years, the company has been introducing key features to the rental software industry, from route dispatching to wireless alerts to telematics integrations and more. Pointers’ dedication to a superior customer experience has earned dozens of awards for exceptional rental software and service, including the last seven consecutive RER Innovative Product Awards and three consecutive InTents Readers’ Choice Awards for computer software. A six-time Inc. 5000 fastest growing company, Point of Rental serves customers in 80 different countries from offices in the US, UK, Australia, South Africa, Germany, and Canada.
WEBSITE MADE EASY
Rental businesses need a refreshed, professional website but few managers have the time to spend designing one. Alert Rental has introduced Alert Web Assistant: a three-page rental-specific website that will show customers a polished presentation of any rental business. Rental stores do not need to be an Alert Rental client to get one. The user retains ownership of the website and the domain. With Alert’s upfront pricing, rental managers will know exactly what to expect before dipping their toes in the water. Alert’s experts can help in-house experts to show potential customers the store’s rental expertise. The full three-page website includes a homepage, plus two additional pages such as Rental Equipment, Contact Us, Equipment Sales, Gallery, or others. Additional pages can be added. The store’s rental product catalog can be imported into the website. Alert handles hosting and maintenance. Special features available to Alert Rental clients include integration with Alert WebRequests, allowing customers to request quotes online.
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