Standard Equipment Blog

The True Cost of Utility Strikes

CGA-DIRT Annual Report states that there were 317,869 known strikes with damage in 2016, including 468 strikes so far today. Based on 2016 rates there’s a strike every 1 minute and 39 seconds for a total of 225,149 strikes since January 1,...

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Is Your Street Sweeper Ready For The Fall

Fall is just around the corner and soon leaves will be covering the ground. Make sure your street sweeper's ready! Preventative Maintenance    Download Brochure We offer a wide range of preventative maintenance services to keep your equipment running smoothly. Our...

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The Award Winning Vactor ParaDIGm

Winner of a 2016 Chicago Innovation Award, the Vactor ParaDIGm is a compact Hydro Excavator with the power and functionality to complete any job. Available from Standard...

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Quick-Lock Repairs Gaping Sewer Void

In less than an hour, we repaired a void in VCP for a customer in Illinois. The repair was done with two Quick-Lock point repair sleeves, which re-establish a pipe's structural integrity with heavy-gauge stainless steel, and which seal out infiltration using a...

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What is Econinfused Technology?

Technology delivers increased fuel efficiency, reduced CO2 emissions, and reduced noise Elgin, Ill., Aug. 22, 2012—Federal Signal Corporation’s Environmental Solutions Group today announced an initiative to develop and deploy environmentally sustainable products that...

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Public Works — The Unsung Heroes

It is unfortunate that these unsung heroes of public works do not get the recognition they deserve. The typical taxpayer’s perception of public works employees is that they don't do much of anything. But this is because so much goes right most of the time. It is a...

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