There are several benefits associated with renting a tamping rammer. These might vary depending on the size, nature, and location of the project.
The most common advantages of renting a tamping hammer include; cost effectiveness, zero maintenance costs, access to latest technology, and flexibility to choose a suitable rammer.
These advantages are further discussed below.
When compaction is needed in construction, it is advisable that you hire a tamping rammer instead of purchasing one. Hiring equipment significantly reduces the initial capital needed to start the project. However, one should consider the hiring rates and duration of the project when deciding to hire a tamping rammer.
Some leasing companies base their prices on working hours while others charge daily rates regardless of the hours put in. If the compaction process takes too long; exceeding the cost of purchasing a tamping rammer, then it’s better to purchase than to lease.
No maintenance required
One of the biggest concerns when selecting construction equipment; including tamping rammers, is maintenance costs. Maintenance costs includes repairs, replacement and periodic maintenance such as oil changes for engine tamping rammers.
Hiring a tamping rammer eliminates these costs from the contractor, thus construction costs are lowered. The maintenance of tamping rammers is done by the owners.
Access to the latest technology
Due to rapid technological advancements, modern tamping rammers are made to deliver the best results with low operation costs. Ergonomic features in modern tamping rammers play an important role in operator performance.
Tamping rammers with the latest technology are expensive; hiring gives contractors access to these rammers at affordable rates. Therefore, high quality of work is guaranteed.
Flexibility to choose the right machine for the job
Tamping rammers exist is varied sizes and power output. Choosing the right tamping rammer for a project is essential when looking for the best results. Hiring gives the contractor leverage to select the ideal tamping rammer based on their project.
Smaller tamping rammers are necessary for small to medium sized compaction needs. Some projects involve varied compaction needs; hiring allows the contractor to have multiple tamping rammers for such projects instead of purchasing several tamping rammers.