Community-Minded Sydney Recycler Utilises a Wheel Wash for Its Vehicles

2018-10-25T12:59:53+00:00 21st February 2018|

AccuWeigh recently commissioned an automated Bridge 400W wheel wash system for a Sydney-based construction material recycling centre. The recycling centre ordered the wheel wash system primarily to prevent track-out, that is, the unintentional movement of mud and debris from their premises on to surrounding public roads. The elimination of track-out was an important consideration for this community-minded recycler, but the wheel wash also helps the recycling centre meet its EPA obligations as we… Read More

AccuWeigh supplies high pressure wheel wash to BHP

2018-02-12T14:58:12+00:00 12th February 2018|

AccuWeigh recently supplied, installed and commissioned another of its popular AccuWash Bridge 400EX  mobile wheel wash systems for BHP Billiton at Jimblebar, an iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.  This wheel wash system efficiently removes the heaviest track-out – that is potentially hazardous material build up – on wheels, axles, tyres and underbodies during one drive-through. The Bridge 400EX meets and exceeds the demands of high traffic operations and proves to b… Read More

Top Five Advantages Of A Wheel Wash System

2017-08-03T15:01:44+00:00 3rd August 2017|

Wheel wash systems aren’t only for organisations involved in heavy duty industries like building, construction, mining or quarrying.  Any business that operates a fleet of vehicles can benefit from the many advantages that a cost-effective and environmentally friendly wheel wash system can provide. Here are the top five advantages of such a system. Ensures legislative compliance A wheel wash system ensures that trucks and other vehicles don’t contravene any rules regarding track-out of sedi… Read More

Are You Meeting The EPA Requirements For A Wheel Wash System?

2017-07-22T14:54:23+00:00 22nd July 2017|

Each state in Australia has its own independent Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), but they all have a common objective.  Each one aims to be an effective environmental regulator and an influential authority on environmental impacts. Their mission is to protect, restore and enhance their respective environments. And so when it comes to making sure that pollutants from sites such as building and construction sites don’t find their way onto public roads or waterways, each EPA has strict… Read More

6 Reasons Why Your Business Should Invest In A Wheel Wash System

2017-06-20T14:34:49+00:00 20th June 2017|

There are many reasons why a business which operates a fleet of vehicles should invest in a wheel wash system. The most obvious reason is the need for organisations to meet their legal obligations – which could be anything from biosecurity and quarantine requirements to the laws of the various state Environmental Protection Agencies which stipulate that trucks and other vehicles may not pollute public roadways. Industries that are most at risk of vehicles depositing sediment onto public ro… Read More

Portable wheel wash systems v. fixed wheel wash systems

2017-06-04T14:30:12+00:00 4th June 2017|

Wheel wash systems are essential on any site where trucks can accumulate grease, dirt, soil, sand, gravel, mud and other harmful build-up in their wheels and under the body of the vehicle. This debris needs to be eliminated before the vehicle enters public roads in order to avoid polluting the environment, depositing sediment onto the roads or transporting organic matter into restricted areas – all of which could result in contravention of council and state regulations. Construction projec… Read More