Growth Through Service: A Fastenal Success Story

Growth Through Service: A Fastenal Success Story

asphalt compactionIvana Hermida

Nate Gemmell, a long time employee of Fastenal, sold 3 of our TR68H rammers in late February, and then less than 1 month later, sold another 6 to the same customer for nearly $24,000 in total sales. 


We spoke to him to discover how he has had so much success with our equipment.



How to Track Online Orders from Tomahawk Power

How to Track Online Orders from Tomahawk Power

at home construction projectsBlake Johnston

Thank you for purchasing Tomahawk Power Equipment! Through our commitment to American engineering with long lasting parts and engines, we know you will find Tomahawk equipment to be the star of your fleet for years to come. Here, we have provided everything you need to know about ordering and shipping with us. 

Man using a plate compactor for soil compaction techniques to build retaining walls.

Soil Compaction Techniques and Equipment for Building Retaining Walls

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Retaining walls aren't difficult to build as long as you know what you are doing. Before you decide to do the job on your own or even hire someone else to do it for you, you must understand the mechanics of building a retaining wall.
Construction crew using a Tomahawk Power Vibratory Rammer for trench compaction.

Trench Compaction: Backfilling Methods

asphalt plate compactorBlake Johnston
When is comes to backfilling, there are several methods in the construction industry to achieve the same results. Depending on the requirements for a specific project, trench backfilling allows for different options for filling areas.
How to Troubleshoot a Plate Compactor

How to Troubleshoot a Plate Compactor

asphalt compactionBlake Johnston
Plate compactors, also called vibratory plates, are designated for cohesive and granular soils, as well as asphalt. Plate compactors are an essential tool for soil compaction in the construction industry. We will guide you through a few quick maintenance tips to help you repair common plate compact or issues.
Man using a plate compactor to demonstrate the top tools for compacting soil

Top 10 Tools for Compacting Soil

asphalt compactionBlake Johnston

Proper soil compaction is necessary to complete any construction job. We have gathered our favorite tools for compacting soil efficiently and successfully. 

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