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The blog material handling and safety equipment end users read.

We work with a number of experienced writers and bloggers; they share exclusive articles that guide, educate and entertain our customers and site visitors.

The FADE blog is non-commercial, meaning that articles are not written to promote a specific product or service, but more to offer guidance on relevant subject matter. In some instances, a blog might support a product selection or buying process within the site, while other articles will provide expert opinion on a wider issue. In writing and commissioning blogs, we are mindful of the likelihood that readers have a primary interest in lifting, material handling, safety, signage and load monitoring products, but have a variety of different types of operation and business to run. As with the store itself, our specialist team continually monitor the relevant markets and trends, and maintain constant dialog with industry contacts, to ensure that our blogs are as current, valuable and relevant as possible.

Guest blogs should be submitted for scrutiny and review.

  • Proof Load Test: What is it and Why is it Important?
    March 30, 2021

    Proof Load Test: What is it and Why is it Important?

    There’s nobody better to ask than David Ayling, president at FAD Equipment Store, and former owner of load monitoring equipment manufacturer Straightpoint, now part of The Crosby Group.  A proof load test involves applying a load to a structure or...

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