Generally, a crane refers to a machine with wire ropes, chains, sheaves and other hoisting mechanisms that can be used to move machines up, down or horizontally. Cranes have become an important part of many commercial activities such as construction, warehousing and marine transport at sea ports. With so many cranes in the market, you need some knowledge on how they work so that you can match the crane with the type of work you are need it for.
24 April 2017
Like other engineering plastics, polytetrafluoroethylene has a number of commercial and industrial applications that make this versatile material much-used all over the world. Polytetrafluoroethylene is better known under one of its trademarked formulas, Teflon, but this brand name is just one version of the plastic. These days, engineers tend to refer to polytetrafluoroethylene simply as PTFE. It is made from a combination of fluorine and carbon, which make strong bonds together, and it is this quality that gives PTFE its durability in industrial applications.
21 April 2017
When you are choosing plumbing fittings and pipe, you might be interested in switching from plastic PVC pipe to metal. This is a great option since metal does tend to last longer, but you also have different types of metal to choose from. Here are some reasons to consider brass for your plumbing fittings and pipes. It Can Handle Hot Temperatures Brass is an excellent choice for pipe and fittings when hot water is going to be used often.
20 April 2017
Renting an oil tank is not easy, especially if it's your first time doing this. This is because there are multiple types of oil tanks available for hire so you must consider some things to ensure you get the right oil tank that will offer you value for your money. Therefore, when looking for an oil tank, here are some things you may need to know first. Evaluate The Material First
19 April 2017
The value of having good exteriors to your house cannot be understated. Whether you love sitting on a patio and watching the sunset or holding barbecues with your extended family, you deserve to enjoy your home. Timber decking is a smart way to create a serene exterior for your house. Why use timber? Wood has a lot of ways it can be used to beautify. The natural color of timber is very appealing, whether it is dark red or light brown and any other color.
17 April 2017
Scissor lifts are wonderfully useful and versatile pieces of equipment, but using one without the proper safety equipment and knowhow can be a hazardous endeavour. As such, you and/or the workers who are operating your lift should be equipped with all the necessary safety equipment, whether you have hired a lift for a single job or purchased one as a permanent addition to your fleet of mobile lifts. To that end, scissor lit retailers and lift hire depots offer a wide range of safety equipment alongside their lifts.
17 April 2017
A car elevator can be a great choice for your home, as they allow you to take advantage of the height of your garage without adding width. These lifts can be used to store, not just a second car, but also a caravan, motorcycle, ATV, or boat. Installing such an elevator may involve digging a pit under the garage, so that the lift itself can be lowered into this pit when you're ready to drive a vehicle onto the platform.
12 April 2017
If you are setting up irrigation for a homestead garden, you likely need more extensive solutions than someone who just does a bit of backyard gardening. However, at the same time, you probably don't want to spend as much money as a professional farmer. Here's a look at some of the irrigation supplies you may want to consider. 1. Low-Flow Gravity-Fed Irrigation Tape Irrigation tape is essentially drip hoses. You line these hoses at the base of your crops, and they slowly release water.
12 April 2017
In large industrial settings, it is hard to keep an eye on what is happening with every electronic device on the floor. The same applies to household appliances that require electricity for many hours during the day. A good example is your refrigerator, which requires an automated system to regulate the voltage use because it needs to be running most of the time. This is where timer relays come in handy, and there is a host of them in the market to cater for your specific needs.
6 April 2017
When it comes to material handling jobs in industrial facilities, conveyors are a clear choice. However, the use of conveyors poses a serious safety hazard at the workplace, and the most severe accidents, injuries, and fatalities involving these machines arise from the lack of or insufficient guarding. Proper conveyor guarding is key to ensuring that industrial workers operating conveyors are protected from potential harm. But, as the following points will reveal, the benefits of conveyor guarding go beyond preventing workplace injuries and fatalities.
5 April 2017