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Envirosight's New Quickview airHD Camera

Delivering live wireless HD video with touchscreen tablet controls

A quantum leap in zoom assessment technology, the new cable-free Quickview airHD camera captures high-definition (HD) video from sewers, and transmits it wirelessly to a touchscreen tablet for live viewing. With the Quickview app installed, the tablet offers fingertip control of zoom, illumination, and tilt, as well as image capture and video recording/playback/annotation/sharing. And because the camera has motorized tilt, as well as in-manhole centering capability and hands-free stabalization, set-up takes virtually no time at all, and both the operator’s hands remain free to operate the tablet.

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Proven an effective and economical solution to fight snow and ice, brine is growing in popularity as are the systems designed to make it. With more options available today than ever before, it is important to invest in the best solution to fit your needs. But what happens when your needs change and your program grows? Introducing the AccuBrine® automated brine maker NXT-Gen from Cargill.

This sophisticated brine production system has many of the same favorite features of our original system but with simple improvements to provide greater benefits to customers.

IMPROVED ACCURACY AND EFFICIENCY

As your liquids program continues to grow, the AccuBrine® automated brine maker NXT-Gen will adapt to the changes made as it easily connects to the AccuBrine® blend truck loading & blending system. Capable of mixing multiple additives with your brine, this addition gives you the freedom to create various different recipes ensuring you are ready for whatever mother nature throws your way.

MORE POWERFUL PUMP. INCREASED EFFICIENCY

The AccuBrine® automated brine maker NXT-Gen features a more powerful pump than previous versions, capable of producing 200 gallons of brine per minute or 12,000 gallons of brine per minute of 12,000 gallons per hour. With a stainless steel cast and stainless impeller, this upgrade enables you to produce brine more efficiently than ever before.

ALL NEW REMOTE ACCESS

Now you can operate and monitor your brine maker remotely via your Apple® or Android™ mobile device or desktop computer with ease. In addition to the convenience this provides, it also enables remote troubleshooting technical support for quicker uptime.

DURABEL INVESTMENT. LONG-TERM SAVINGS

Developed with durability in mind, the AccuBrine® automated brine maker NXT-Gen additionally translated into long-term savings. Investment costs are quickly recouped through reduces operational costs including less production time, less manual labor, and fewer deicing applications of regular road salt.

SAFE CLEANING. MORE COST-EFFECTIVE

Cleanout is a fast, automatic and safe process. Unlike other brine makers that require risky, time-consuming manual labor, the clean out process is completely automatic. The system notifies the operator of the necessary clean out, rinses itself out and the sloped floor directs runoff to a designated area.

The process takes approximately fifteen minute, saving on time, labor and overall costs.

 

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Introducing the Espoke spreader from Bell Equipment! This new spreader is currently on loan to the Ohio Department of Transportation as a trial system. The new spreader is designed to reduce the amount of salt being applied by using other liquids like brine to help reduce the bounce and scatter of the salt.

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Bell Equipment Company was founded in 1951 by Dorman Bell as the exclusive dealer for Elgin Sweeper Company in the State of Michigan. Soon thereafter, Bell was appointed as the Leach Refuse Equipment dealer and quickly became recognized as the premier municipal and refuse equipment house in Michigan. A small shop was opened in the City of Detroit, providing sales, service and parts support.

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Street Sweepers

Clean streets and surfaces are vital to air quality, water quality and overall community health and safety. True clean requires a rugged, reliable machine that can take it to the extreme like only Elgin street sweepers can.

Refuse & Recycling Vehicles

Heil is the industry leader in mobile refuse collection vehicle design and specialized refuse body manufacturing. Since 1901, we have built a reputation for quality, durability, and innovation in the solid waste industry. We offer the widest variety of refuse collection bodies available, including front loaders, rear loaders, automated and manual side loaders, multi-compartment recycling units, and hook lift and cable hoist units for roll-off containers.

Pipeline Inspection Equipment

 

 

Your partner in Pipeline Inspection Technology. Specializing in underground infrastructure, pipeline and confined space inspection, Envirosight is a full service manufacturer of manhole cameras, zoom survey cameras, robotic crawlers, small pipe push cameras, documentation software, inspection vehicles and in-line robotic pipe cutters. Our tools answer a variety of challenging applications, including the inspection of sewer, water and stormwater lines, as well as manholes, wet wells, vessels and electrical conduit. But technological innovation and applications expertise are only part of the story. Customers depend on Envirosight for training and support, and for the assurance that comes from the industry's broadest network of expert regional sales and service partners.

Rovver X Crawler

 

For a winning road sweeper with multiple applications and high sweeper standards, look no further than the Elgin Megawind. hese sweepers provide leaf and debris vacuuming, catch basin cleaning and street sweeping.

VeriSight Pro's digital interface displays real-time inspection footage on an 8" LCD, records up to 90 hours of inspection video to internal memory, and allows an operator to enter observation data for upload directly to WinCan. An intuitive, customizable interface grants the ability to zoom 3X on live or recorded video, capture still images from live or recorded video, configure the 16-page text writer, browse thumbnail galleries, and select among several available languages.

Illumination has always been the limiting factor for zoom inspection performance. While today’s cameras have the optical zoom to resolve detail hundreds of feet away, camera size combined with the confined space of a pipe leaves little room for lighting.

Whether you need to identify a blockage on an emergency call-out, determine what tool to use, or just view what you’re up against during routine cleaning—JetScan is the quick, easy way to see what you’re jetting. It’s affordable enough to put on every cleaning truck, yet captures valuable HD footage of pipe condition that can be viewed moments after inspection on a tablet.

Summer Service Inspection Special in Michigan from Bell Equipment

$899 Flat Rate/Per Unit

Save $400!

 

Includes:

Hydraulic Filter Replacement - The Hydraulic Filter helps to keep the hydraulic oil clean and free of impurities. If it is not regularly cleaned, the valves can stick, and improper dosing can occur and lead to over spreading.

 

Operational Check of Unit - Performing an operational computer check of the unit will eliminate improper dosing. If the operational computer is not set correctly, the dosing amount will not be accurate.

 

Remove Left Side Tank & Inspect Spring Fingers & Lube Linkage - Removing the left side brine tank to inspect the spring fingers and soft rubber base and then backing the tension off the spring finger. If not properly maintained, the spring fingers and soft rubber base may wear out prematurely and cause improper dosing during the next winter.

 

Lubricate Entire Machine - If worn bearings go unattended, your Epoke will not operate efficiently. Greasing the bearings on the entire machine will help the bearings to last longer. It will also decrease future repair costs and down time.

 

Inspect Conveyer & Spinner Assembly - Checking the conveyor assembly and lining of the conveyor belt and adjusting as needed will help to extend the life of the conveyor belt and keep the belt from wearing out prematurely. Replacing the belt is a major undertaking and very costly.

 

Full Report of our Findings

 

One final and very important tip from Bell Equipment - Keep your Epoke performing efficiently and avoid service issues by properly cleaning and washing the unit down after every use during the operating season.

 

Get 5% Off Epoke Parts

 

Receive 5% off an Epoke parts that may be needed after inspection is complete. Bell Equipment Company is proud to stock OEM Parts.

Summer Service Inspection Special in Ohio from Bell Equipment

$899 Flat Rate/Per Unit

Save $400!

 

Includes:

Hydraulic Filter Replacement - The Hydraulic Filter helps to keep the hydraulic oil clean and free of impurities. If it is not regularly cleaned, the valves can stick, and improper dosing can occur and lead to over spreading.

 

Operational Check of Unit - Performing an operational computer check of the unit will eliminate improper dosing. If the operational computer is not set correctly, the dosing amount will not be accurate.

 

Remove Left Side Tank & Inspect Spring Fingers & Lube Linkage - Removing the left side brine tank to inspect the spring fingers and soft rubber base and then backing the tension off the spring finger. If not properly maintained, the spring fingers and soft rubber base may wear out prematurely and cause improper dosing during the next winter.

 

Lubricate Entire Machine - If worn bearings go unattended, your Epoke will not operate efficiently. Greasing the bearings on the entire machine will help the bearings to last longer. It will also decrease future repair costs and down time.

 

Inspect Conveyer & Spinner Assembly - Checking the conveyor assembly and lining of the conveyor belt and adjusting as needed will help to extend the life of the conveyor belt and keep the belt from wearing out prematurely. Replacing the belt is a major undertaking and very costly.

 

Full Report of our Findings

 

One final and very important tip from Bell Equipment - Keep your Epoke performing efficiently and avoid service issues by properly cleaning and washing the unit down after every use during the operating season.

 

Get 5% Off Epoke Parts

 

Receive 5% off an Epoke parts that may be needed after inspection is complete. Bell Equipment Company is proud to stock OEM Parts.

Stay ahead of the storm with the next generation of brine makers

 

Proven an effective and economical solution to fight snow and ice, brine is growing in popularity as are the systems designed to make it. With more options available today than ever before, it is important to invest in the best solution to fit your needs. But what happens when your needs change and your program grows? At Cargill, we recognize the importance of creating a brine maker that will adapt to help achieve your business goals. That's why we are taking our fully-automated system to the next level - introducing the AccuBrine automated brine maker NXT-Gen.

Customized Liquid Blends for Any Brine Maker

 

Take your brine maker to the next level by making your own customized liquid blends to tackle any winter weather situation with the AccuBrine® blend truck loading & blending system. This state-of-the-art system works independently of your brine maker and gives you the freedom and flexibility to grow your liquids program as you see fit.

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Best Sewer Camera for a Successful Plumbing Business

Verisight Pro: The Best Sewer Camera for a Successful Plumbing Business

An essential tool that every plumber should posses to get the job done right is a sewer camera. This piece of equipment is essential to the accurate detection and diagnosis of piping and draining problems. And every plumber should equip themselves with the best sewer camera they will need to respond to emergency plumbing calls.

Verisight Pro Push Camera

Whether using it in a city's mainline or in residential sewers, a high-grade push camera inspection system is probably what you are looking for. You should look for a sewer camera that is up to date, allowing you to take advantage of the most advanced features and is versatile. The Envirosight VeriSight Pro offers everything you need to inspect pipes, document your findings and generate reports.

High Tech Features

The VeriSight Pro Camera features include: A welded steel reel with a powder coat finish that comes in 3 sizes. A HD-quality, stainless steel camera with LED lights and a unique spring that facilitates navigation through bends and P traps. Real time footage along with the capability to record and capture still images and much more.

For a complete list of features and specs click here to view the product brochure.

Call Bell Equipment today to schedule a demo
Bell Equipment is proud to represent Envirosight Manufacturing, one of the leading producers of Pipeline Inspection Equipment. By choosing an Envirosight product, you will be choosing one of the highest levels of quality in the market. And every smart business owner should test out a product before putting money down, so call us today at 248.370.000 to schedule a demo.

 

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Bell Equipment Staff Member Honored with APWA Meritorious Service Award

This year, at the APWA (American Public Works Association) Michigan Chapter's 2015 Annual Conference at Shanty Creek, Tracy Spencer of Bell Equipment received the Meritorious Service Award.

The award was presented to Tracy as a token of appreciation for her valuable service and dedication to the Downriver Branch in 2014. Each year the Chapter acknowledges a member for their hard work and going above and beyond while “Working in the Public Interest”

Tracy has served as the Chapter Administrator since May of 2006. She also serves as their website administrator. For Bell Equipment, Tracy has been an invaluable employee with the company for over 18 years. Her official title is Office manager, but it can be said that she wears many hats.

Congratulations Tracy Spencer and Thank You for your service to the APWA Michigan Chapter!

 

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As many of you are aware, for several years now Bell Equipment Company has been partnering with Premier Truck Rentals to offer our customers refuse collection equipment rental vehicles. This has become very popular with our Michigan and Ohio customer as it allows for immediate utilization of late model, properly specified, well-maintained equipment without substantial capital outlay.

These rentals are ideal for new contract start-ups, down truck situations or seasonal collection requirements such as yard waste or leaf collection programs. Daily, weekly, monthly or longer rental terms are available. Trucks are spotted at both of our Michigan and Ohio facilities and at Premier's headquarters in Cleveland, OH as well. Front loader, rear loaders, automated side loaders, roll offs, hook lifts and roll off trailers are all part of Premier's impressive fleet. Additional information can be obtained by contacting us at 866-597-0716 or Premier at 800-825-1255.

 

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Joe Johnson Equipment (JJE), North America's leading provider of infrastructure-maintenance equipment representing the industry's market-leading brands announces they have partnered with Michigan-based Bell Equipment Company (Bell) to further strengthen its presence in the U.S. market. Bell Equipment will become a sales agent for JJE in the Michigan and Ohio region representing JJE's Rental and Used Equipment fleet. Bell will be stocking hydro-excavators, combo sewer cleaners, D.O.T. liquid vacuum trucks and Guzzlers, and providing support with local service and parts for those units.

JJE Company president, Joe Johnson, states:

"I have known Jimmy Bell for years, and he is the most upstanding guy in the industry. He runs a strong, customer-first company. So we are excited to be partnered with Bell Equipment and to have them represent JJE-Rental & Used in Michigan and Ohio. It's a win-win - Bell's long-standing relationships and commitment to customer service coupled with JJE's extensive Rental & Used fleet of ready-to-work vac trucks will provide customers with excellent local support to address their equipment needs."

 

 

 

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Not too long ago the only option for locating and diagnosing clogged or damaged pipelines was to dig up what was believed to be the aected area. This traditional treasure-nding process had to be done manually and destructively. The process was very time and labor consuming making it also an extremely pricey option. Today there is the option of using the technology of pipeline inspection equipment. The equipment consists of a exible wire with a tiny, water-proof camera at the end. Problems such as cracks caused by tree roots, faulty installations, or total chaos in sewer systems can now be pinpointed eciently, cost eectively and in a non destructive manner using this state-of-the-art technology. 

 

STAYING AHEAD OF THE GAME: REGULAR PIPELINE INSPECTION

 
It does not have to be that this equipment is only put to use once disaster has struck. It is inevitable that drains and pipes of all kinds eventually become clogged. They also deteriorate over time and will eventually require maintenance. Any industry that waits until this happens is not staying ahead of the game. An ecient working practice would involve routine pipeline inspections thus ensuring safe, consistent and continued operations.

 

VERISIGHT PRO: TOTAL INSPECTION PRODUCTIVITY 

 
VeriSight Pro has everything you need to inspect pipes, document your ndings, and generate reports for on-site delivery. It captures detailed footage under challenging conditions, and its advanced interface oers robust tools - including observation entry and reporting options - and has USB and SD media bays for easy ooad of data, video, images and reports.
 
Envirosight Manufacturing is one of the leading producers of Pipeline Inspection equipment specializing in underground infrastructure and
environmental inspection. Bell Equipment is proud to be a distributer. Contact us today to learn more about their product or to schedule a demo.
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