Why Quality Matters

Why do OEMs typically use the best quality products for their new equipment? The answer is simple. They want the equipment to perform at its optimal condition when you decide to purchase their product. No one wants to replace the burners in their new Weber grill a couple of weeks after bringing it home. Especially when the neighbors are on their way over expecting that famous barbecue you’ve been bragging about.

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A Letter From Keystone Plastics, Inc

Dear Valued Customers and Partners,

We hope this letter finds you and your loved ones well during this time of uncertainty.

On Saturday, the Governor of NJ ordered all non-essential businesses in the state to close in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Keystone Plastics is considered an Essential Business and will continue full operations for the foreseeable future.

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Keystone Gutter Brooms

Gutter Brooms – Everything You Need To Know

Welcome to Part 3, of our series Everything You Need To Know About Street Sweeping Brooms featuring Gutter Brooms.

Gutter brooms, or side brooms are the brooms on the side of street sweepers, usually pick-up sweepers or vacuum sweeper.  There are a few sweeper attachments that also have an option for a gutter brooms. Gutter brooms are round in shape and rotate to pull debris from the curb line into the center of the sweeper.

The most common bristle type used in a gutter broom is wire. The wire gives an aggressive sweep and cuts through the curbside debris. There is also a poly bristle option for a gutter broom. Poly is typically used for sweeping airport runways and other applications that require a less aggressive sweep.

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Keystone Tube Broom

Tube Brooms – Everything You Need To Know

Welcome to Part 2, of our series Everything You Need To Know About Street Sweeping Brooms featuring Tube Brooms.

Tube brooms have been around for a long time and have always been a standard in street sweeping. There are three different tube broom styles in order to accommodate the various types of sweepers and different applications within the industry.

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Keystone Wafer Broom

Everything You Need to Know About Street Sweeping Brushes – Part 1: Wafer Brooms

Brooms are the core of any street sweeper. There are many different types of street sweepers for different sweeping applications and each one uses a replacement broom. There are four main styles of street sweeping brooms. We’ve developed an educational series called Everything You Need to  Know About Street Sweeping Brushes to help educate folks in our industry on the different types of broom options. This post will focus on Wafer Brooms. 

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Keystone in Vegas at CONEXPO 2020

March is Right Around the Corner!

We are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the CONEXPO show this March in Las Vegas, NV. CONEXPO 2020 is North America’s largest tradeshow for the construction industry and is held every 3 years in Vegas.

Keystone will be in the Bronze Lot in booth #B90004. Make sure to add us to your agenda and stop by to discuss our full line of street sweeping brooms and brushes.

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3 Benefits of the All-Pro Strip Broom

Over the years we have found three key benefits when switching your main broom from a traditional tube broom to an All-Pro Strip Broom. The strip broom is made with the same poly bristles as the tube broom and provides the same consistent sweep. Often we find an increase in performance with the flicking action of the strip broom, especially the combo strip broom, which is a mix of both poly and wire.

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