Winter fleet maintenance; what your boss wants to know this winter

Fleet maintenance can be a complicated business. As well as ensuring your vehicles are safety compliant, they also need to keep running regardless of the weather. During the winter this can be a real challenge here in the UK, where temperatures and conditions are as unpredictable as the news. Whilst servicing and maintenance are standard… Read more »

An icy night time view of London's St Paul's Cathedral, taken from the Millennium Bridge

How London Keeps Moving in Icy Winter Weather

Dealing with winter is a costly and, at times, controversial problem in the UK. Especially when it falls on the public purse strings to ensure a good ongoing operation. When it comes to Transport for London, keeping the roads clear and a good Underground service running is crucial for the prosperity of the city. But… Read more »

Chela sponsor Hinton FC

Hinton was founded in 1957 and has a long and proud history. In 1985-1986 the Club applied to join the Mid Herts League. They enjoyed many successful seasons in the league, capping these when the first Xl were crowned the Premier Division Champions in the 2001/2 season. In the 2002/3 season Hinton stepped up from… Read more »

Train Toilet Presentation & Maintenance Products

Chela have put together a range of high performance innovative products to deal with the difficult cleaning and odour problems that the train operator and cleaning contractor encounter on trains. Utilising modern odour lock, biotechnology and high end perfumes the range solves the problems the modern trains encounter.   SURFACE CLEANING –¬†Including Carpets 3253 Guardisan… Read more »

A test tube filled with chemicals in a lab

10 Quick Tips About Working With Hydrochloric Acid

Working With Hydrochloric Acid is extremely dangerous so safety is always of the utmost importance. It is a highly corrosive and hazardous chemical that require extreme care to be taken when handling. Personnel should all be properly trained with full protective wear. With that in mind, we’ve put together a must read list of 10… Read more »

Chela to sponsor school science event

In support of the nationwide initiative to get children more engaged with the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Chela are sponsoring a Model Rocket Car Competition at local school, Dame Alice Owen. Organised by The Learning Partnership (TLP) the event will engage the pupils in elements of science (motion/force/friction), Computer Science (measurement of… Read more »

A white and grey cement mixer truck on the side of a road under a tree

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet when it comes to Cleaning RMC Equipment

Cleaning anything with concrete on can be difficult. Cleaning RMC equipment is harder. However, it needs to be done because, like anything, when RMC equipment is properly looked after, it lasts much longer. Mud, grease, grime and old hardened concrete are sure-fire things to slowly destroy your equipment. In fact, a study compiled the University… Read more »