On the Move

Transport trailers, restroom movers, auxiliary holding tanks and liquid waste accessories get you on site quickly and ready to roll.
On the Move
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Moving banks of portable restrooms doesn't have to be a time-consuming, backbreaking chore with help from the latest trailers and hand trucks. And holding tanks and deodorizing additives offer a temporary solution when auxiliary wastewater or freshwater need to be stored. As you prepare your inventory for the 2013 busy season, here are a few time- and work-saving products to consider:

Trailers, restroom movers

ArmaL

Standard and customized portable restroom trailers from Armal feature low bed height for easy loading and unloading. The built-in locking system eliminates the need for straps to secure restrooms. Trailers are 96 inches wide, 175 inches long and 30 inches tall, and hold up to 16 units. Weighing 3,500 pounds, trailers are available in standard black and gray colors. Other features include single axle with brakes, hitch and adjustable 2-inch ball, jack with caster and hinged tie-downs with 1/2-inch rods. 866/873-7796; www.armal.biz.

Deal Associates

The Super Mongo Mover hand truck from Deal Associates is available in various configurations, including two axles that allow it to balance when tipped. The hand truck is designed for all restrooms and is easy to use by any worker. Featuring a chemical-resistant aluminum and steel frame, the restroom mover is available with air or solid foam tires and up to eight wheels for maximum flotation when transporting units off-road, across yards or over sand. 866/599-3325; www.dealassoc.com.

Liquid Waste Industries

Restroom delivery trailers from Liquid Waste Industries are made from heavy-duty steel and feature double torsion axles, electric brakes and flush-mounted lights. Available with or without 4-foot side rails, trailers have built-in winch straps on all corners and T-Beam down the middle to secure one side of the skid. Hooks are evenly spaced along the sides to weave through and over skids. Trailers are 23 1/2 inches high for easy loading and unloading. Custom upgrades include gates, leaf spring axles, fold-down ramps, LED lights and choice of hitches. 877/445-5511; www.lwiinc.com.

McKee Technologies

The Explorer Transporter trailer from McKee Technologies features adjustable carrier slats that box-in most restroom skids, including multiple sizes. Models range from 8 to 48 feet, accommodating up to 24 restrooms. All models include independent suspension. A front wind deflector is available. Trailers are hot-dipped galvanized for corrosion protection. 866/457-5425; www.explorertrailers.com.

Graphics

Allied Graphics

Custom shaped and sized graphics for the portable restroom from Allied Graphics are available to fit every brand and color. Nameplates that can be riveted onto units are available. Other products include adhesives to bond decals to plastic surfaces, Lack of Service tags, service decals, men/women decals, unit numbers, as well as decals with QR codes. 800/490-9931; www.allied-graphics.com.

ScreenTech Imaging

Decals from ScreenTech Imaging, a division of Roeda Signs, feature a high-tack adhesive for portable restrooms, including pebbled and textured surfaces. 800/829-3021; www.screentech.com.

Holding tanks

PolyJohn Enterprises

Holding tanks from PolyJohn Enterprises, available in 250- and 300-gallon sizes, fea-ture thick-wall construction for bulk waste storage under trailers and at jobsites. With no threaded or cemented joints, the tanks accept Fernco rubber couplers and clamps for easy installation and maintenance. Available in pewter or natural color, tanks enable liquid levels to be viewed at a glance. 800/292-1305; www.polyjohn.com.

PolyPortables

Rotationally molded polyethylene holding tanks from PolyPortables can be used under office trailers as well as for temporary waste storage. The 250-gallon tank measures 18 by 48 by 72 inches and weighs 100 pounds with four cleanout ports – two on top in opposing corners and one on each end. Custom tanks with as few as two ports are available. A uni-seal grommet and threaded PVC connector are inserted into each port. A 300-gallon tank (18 by 48 by 90 inches) with one 10-inch manhole, two 3-inch spin-weld ports and two universal cleanouts is available. 800/241-7951; www.polyportables.com.

T.S.F. Company

Polyethylene holding tanks from the T.S.F. Company are available in several sizes for wastewater and freshwater. The low-profile tanks fit under RVs and field offices. The tanks have two 3-inch holes – one in the corner for clean-out and access from the side of a trailer and a second for plumbing. Spin-welds are available (1/2, 1, 1 1/4, 1 1/2, 2, 3 inches). The 110-gallon white cylinder tank is 70.5 inches long and 24.5 inches in diameter. Black wastewater tanks range from the 30-pound, 60-gallon (48 by 21.5 by 14 inches) size up to the 137-pound, 440-gallon (91 by 71.5 by 16 inches) size. 800/843-9286; www.tuff-jon.com.



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