Industrial Manufacturing

Retroreflective Tape: Big Questions Answered For Industrial Business Owners

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Workplace safety practices come in many different forms, but sometimes it is the smaller items that make the most difference. Retroreflective tape is one of those small types of safety equipment that really does not get a lot of attention, but it is important in a workplace setting. Take a look at some of the most common questions about retroreflective tape and the answers you need to know.   What is the difference between reflective and retroreflective tape?

25 July 2018

Why Crane Rental Makes More Sense Than Buying

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

If you run a small construction or landscaping business, then you know just how important it is to make every dollar count. But sometimes, when you bid out a job, it can be hard to account for every expense beforehand; like equipment rental. Although it may be tempting to buy your own skid steer or crane, renting a crane from a crane services company may be the better choice. Here's why. 

8 June 2018

4 Reasons Your Business Should Take Advantage Of Scrap Metal Recycling

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If your company creates a bit of scrap metal from time to time, it might interest you to know that it is possible to recycle this waste product. Recycling your company's scrap metal can help the environment in multiple ways and might even help your company's bottom line in the long run. Here are four reasons why you should start recycling scrap metal today. Reduce Mankind's Energy Consumption While the exact amount of energy saved will depend on what kind of metal we are talking about, you should know that in general, recycling metal uses far less energy than creating new metal from scratch.

24 April 2018

2 Benefits Of Electric Valve Actuators

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Electric valve actuators can be used across various industries as a means of turning off the supply of water, air, electricity or anything else to your equipment immediately when needed. With an electric valve actuator, you can actually turn off this supply from a distance in mere seconds. These are a few reasons why this can be a better option than having to manually do it yourself. 1. Focus on Safety

19 March 2018

3 Reasons To Use A Nylon-Bristled Brush When Finishing Metal Products

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Metal is used to create a number of valuable components and products that consumers rely on each day. In order for manufactured metal items to be safe for public use, they must undergo a finishing process. This process eliminates any burrs or imperfections from the surface of the metal. One of the most common finishing practices when it comes to metal manufacturing is the use of an abrasive brush to help smooth out metal surfaces.

22 February 2018

Gaining A Deeper Understanding Of Deep Drawn Parts: Manufacturing And Uses

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Most consumers would have no idea what you are talking about if you tell them you construct "deep drawn parts." In fact, they might think that you are talking about something in art, rather than something to do with sheet metal and metal parts manufacturing. To help those around you gain a deeper understanding of what deep drawn parts are, how they are made, and what they are made for, show them the following:

16 October 2017

3 Keys For Your Shoring Project

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When you're dealing with a shoring project of any kind, it's critical that you put together all of the pieces of the puzzle. In doing this, you'll want to hire the right shoring engineer, follow some safety tips and ensure that you're doing your due diligence in protecting the entire operation. When this is something that you're interested in, start by following the tips below: #1: Bring a shoring engineer that is credible and experienced

13 September 2017

Reusing Old Bricks From A Wall Demolition Project Can Save You Money

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Are you looking to replace an old wall by knocking it down and installing a new one in your home? Then it is important to take a few moments to understand the nature of interior brick walls and how you can reuse these old bricks in your home. Knocking Down Walls Is Tough Breaking down a wall without help is a tough process. It requires understanding the way that a home was built and various construction and design methods.

18 August 2017

The Multiple Uses For Fused Quartz

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There are many different applications for fused quartz. Fused quartz often comes as a rod or tube and can be used as a whole or in parts. Before going into some of the more interesting applications, it is best to know what fused quarts is. Fused quartz, also known as fused silica, is composed of silicon dioxide in non-crystalline form.  Fused quartz has no other, added components and is therefore very useful for processes or products requiring high optical clarity or a wide range of thermal tolerance.

25 July 2017

Planning For Custom Metal Fabrication When You Have An Idea And A Plan But Lack The Ability To Design Or Create It Yourself

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

If you have an idea for a new metallic item, regardless of the number of items that need to be produced, it's important to note that it is often possible to have your idea turned into a reality through custom metal fabrication. In order to do so, you must first provide information about the features the item should have, its basic appearance and your budget for the project. Those facts will allow for the metal experts to create an approximate plan as to what the item will look like and the materials that it should be made of.

13 April 2017