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October 2011
Matt DeLacluyse, RAECO Rents business development manager

My wife and I have two young kids and a very energetic puppy at home. Last week, the three young ones were playing ball in the living room, and they knocked over a lamp.

Mary and I jumped into standard cleanup mode, with one notable addition: Since the lamp had a CFL bulb, I moved it outside to our porch, so we didn’t have any problems with mercury vapor leaking out in our house.

I’ve now learned my lesson: I’m only installing CFLs in locations where they’re out of reach of my active family. That way, I won’t worry about the mercury vapor release the next time we break a lamp playing fetch indoors.

After last week’s accident, I took our new Ion Science MVI mercury vapor monitor home, and tested the broken light bulb. It was so easy to use right out of the box, I didn’t even have to look at the user manual.

I’m committed to making sure RAECO Rents customers have the latest portable detection and monitoring instruments. The fact that our manufacturers have made their latest devices so user-friendly is really the icing on the cake.

Meet the RAECO Rents Team…

Many of you know me already from previous e-news. And now I’d like to take a minute to introduce the rest of the team.

Patricia Fransen has been with RAECO for 37 years and, as many of you have told me, is exceptional at helping find the right instruments for your job and getting them to you on time.

Randy Walkowiak has been with our parent company, Lesman, for nearly 24 years and now works as RAECO Rents Customer Relations liaison. You’ll hear from Randy after your rental to confirm that the unit has been returned, to find out how your experience was, and for feedback on where we need improvement.

Together, we’re working to make your rental experience the best you’ve ever had.

Our Instant-On Guarantee

If our rental doesn't arrive in proper working order, it's FREE for as many days as it takes us to get you a working unit.

So, if a RAECO rental unit doesn't work out of the box, and the replacement takes two days to arrive, you won't pay for those two days. Plus, we'll tack on two free days at the end of your rental to make up for any lost time.

Looking for gently used units? We are ready to selling older model pumps and gas detectors to make room for more of the latest models. Call for pricing and availability.

A fiver for your thoughts?

How can we serve you better? Tell us about the products you need to rent, and we’ll send you a $5 Starbucks gift card. Your next latte's on us!

Can’t find an item you need on our website? Call 866-736-8347 and we’ll find it for you.

Instruments deliver more performance, fewer hassles

RAECO Rents is proud to announce two new Ion Science additions to our rental fleet — the MVI Mercury Vapor Indicator and the PhoCheck Tiger portable VOC detector.

Ion Science MVI Mercury Vapor Indicator

Mercury vapor exposure is known to cause headaches, memory loss, and decreased motor functions. In the workplace, OSHA, NIOSH, and ACGIH have published limits for worker exposure to mercury vapor. So, it’s great that the Ion Science MVI measures mercury vapor quickly, accurately, and easily.

  • One unit provides continuous detection ranges of 0.1 to 200 μg/m3 or 1.0 to 1999 μg/m3.
  • Ready to detect instantly, no warm-up time required, with a fast 3-second response rate

Learn more about the Ion Science MVI.

Ion Science PhoCheck Tiger for Volatile Organic Compounds

When the PhoCheck Tiger PID arrived in our offices, Pat and I took it for a test run. It was so easy to set up and calibrate. The PC software installed in minutes, and recognized the unit as soon as we connected it by USB.

As a former IT geek, I know the challenges users can have learning new hardware and software, and this device is really straight-forward. If only all instruments were so simple.

To make using the PhoCheck Tiger even easier, we created step-by-step checklist to walk you through setting up your VOC monitor's software, view or modify the Tiger configuration, and view your data. Read How to Tame Your (Ion Science PhoCheck) Tiger.

  • Wide dynamic range of 1 ppb to 20,000 ppm, and a two-second response rate
  • Comes standard with LED, vibrating, and audible alarms, pre-programmed time-weighted average and short-term exposure limits for up to 450 gases
  • Light built into the instrument probe helps you find the right spot, even in dimly lit areas

Learn more about the Ion Science PhoCheck Tiger.

Grab that Tiger… and get 15% off your first rental

Schedule to rent a PhoCheck Tiger before Dec. 31, 2011, and we’ll give you 15% off our normal rental rate. Just use discount code TIGER when you rent online. Or, if you call to rent, mention this eNews, and we’ll give you the discount right away.

Plus, if you’re the first to rent either of our new Ion Science portable instruments, I’ll send you a $5 Starbucks gift card.

Just Arrived! Big power in a small package!

A couple months ago, I introduced you to the new Sensidyne Gilian GilAir Plus air sampling pump. We now have 10 in stock, ready for you to rent today.

To say it’s new doesn’t do the GilAir Plus justice. Sensidyne was already a market leader, but this radical redesign will put them even farther in the lead… and it’s all for your benefit.

Here are a few highlights you’re bound to love:

  • One unit provides constant flow of 20-5000 cc/min and pressure of 1-5000 cc/min without external adapters
  • High back-pressure capabilities, up to 40" H2O in high flow and 25" H2O in low flow conditions
  • A third the size of a traditional pump, so it’s easier to wear
  • LCD gives you a full view of what’s going on, including battery life, flow rate, sample time, and sample volume
  • Docking cradle charges the pump and connects it to calibrators and your PC. Just drop it in and go.

Learn more about the Sensidyne GilAir Plus.

RAECO No-Hassle Rental Policies

Free Training Day
Not familiar with one of our devices? Let us know at time of rental and we’ll give you a "FREE DAY" in addition to your rental term, so you can learn the device before you need to use it.
Flex Ship
Based on your feedback, we’re implementing new policies and procedures to help cut your shipping costs and make returns fast and easy.
  • If the unit you need doesn’t have a scheduled rental adjacent to your rental dates, we’ll ship the unit 2nd or 3rd day Air instead of overnight.
  • With every rental, we include a pre-paid shipping label. Since we cover inbound shipping insurance, it cuts your costs. And, it makes returns simple. Just put the label on the box, and take the rental to any UPS drop box or UPS Store location.

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Bensenville IL 60106-3366
Phone: 866-736-8347 (866-RENT-EHS)

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