Are you site ready?

April 29, 2015

Don’t be caught out this Spring, ensure your environmental equipment is in tip-top condition ready for those last minute onsite opportunities.

At this time of year we often receive frantic phone calls from customers about their equipment – ‘it won’t turn on’; ‘I just can’t get it to calibrate’ or “last time I used it the cable was attached… ”.

To get site ready and reduce your stress levels why not take advantage of our qualified engineers who are on-hand to inspect, service and repair your environmental equipment in our dedicated repairs workshop. With quick turnaround times on receipt of your purchase order and competitive pricing – what could be easier? If we check your equipment now we can save you time and money later on.

Here are some helpful tips you can do in the comfort of your office to help you find out if your equipment is site ready before you leave for a job:

  • Turn it on – sounds simple but the last thing you need is to arrive on site with equipment that won’t work
  • Charge your equipment and then test it – best to know now if the battery can hold a charge or if there is something wrong with the charger
  • Check your O-Rings – avoids damage to your equipment
  • Download the most up-to-date software and firmware
  • Calibrate your kit now – it’s best to find out now before you commit to site work, if your sensors are out of spec or need replacing
  • Check your cables and connections – a bent pin or corrosion will render the equipment inoperable

We recommend you dust-off your Water Quality Meters, PIDs and any other equipment that has been sitting on the shelf over winter and say “yes” to those eleventh hour opportunities without the worry of your gear letting you down. And – remember – if in doubt – the Van Walt team is always on-hand to answer your technical questions.

Jess Oliver

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