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The Applications of a Tamping Rammer

The Applications of a Tamping Rammer

On a construction site, soil compaction is one of the most common processes that needs to be carried out to get a job done safely and effectively. Drainage is one of the early stages of any construction site ensure a long-term, solid and stable site – tamping rammers are the essential tool for compacting soil in drains and around pipes. But what kind of soil are tamping rammers suited for? What’s the average tamping rammer price? And how powerful does a tamping rammer need to be to function effectively? The team at MEIWA have done the research so you don't have to....

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A Concrete Saw Buying Guide

A Concrete Saw Buying Guide

New power tools make light-work but knowing which ones to get make all the difference to your day-to-day jobs. A concrete saw in your arsenal is important for a range of different tasks. In this blog, we will explore the different types of concrete saws and how to choose yours based on safety and the task at hand. Job At Hand First things first – what do you want to achieve using your concrete saw?If you want to deep cut, you will need a heavy duty-saw like a walk-behind concrete saw. These will also help cutting evenly in a straight line....

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Choosing The Right Plate Compactor

A tradesperson is only as good as their tools - in this case, their compactors. Plate compactors are used by builders, landscapers, drain-layers and other contractors. These versatile machines are ideal for preparing driveways, roads, retaining walls, paths, footings, drains and more. Often used on dirt, gravel and asphalt, the right plate compactor for your task depends on the earth and the size of the area.  Single-direction Plate Compactors The smallest and most lightweight of the plate compactors, a single-direction plate compactor is the ideal solution to compacting ground in small areas. Popular for soil, sand, gravel & asphalt, these...

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A Guide to Walk-Behind Roller Compactors

The walk-behind roller compactor is a simple solution to a common problem: You need to flatten asphalt, soil or granular surfaces with as little effort as possible. You need reliable results using machinery that’s easy to learn and that’s where a walk-behind roller compactor will come in handy. Meiwa’s offering relies on 75 years of Japanese design and engineering experience to ensure your surfaces stay smooth and compact for as long as you need, using well-known Honda or Kubota engines. Read on to learn more about what makes a great roller compactor and why your job site will benefit from...

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Caring for Your Petrol Concrete Saw

Caring for Your Petrol Concrete Saw

There is nothing worse than starting a job and your tools aren't working properly. Caring for your tools is an important part of the profession and you can make your day-to-day tasks easier with routine maintenance.  Leave the serious repairs to a professional but regular maintenance can be easily achieved by you and your team. Simple daily, weekly and monthly tasks can increase the longevity of your tools and ensure they are used to their full capacity in a safe way. In this blog, Meiwa explores the ways in which you can care for your petrol concrete saw, from cleaning to...

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