Purchasing Guide for Steel Construction Products

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The use of steel products in the construction industry has steadily increased over the years because they are durable, quick to build with, easy to maintain, and cost-efficient. If you plan to build with steel, making sure you purchase the right steel products is critical to ensure your construction project is successfully executed. Get steel products that are right for your construction job with these purchase tips: Consider your building requirements

2 June 2017

5 Tips to Help You Avoid Mold in Your Cold Room

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If you are a researcher or a medical professional who works in a lab, you need a cold room to keep certain materials and substances at temperature. Unfortunately, these spaces can become breeding grounds for mold, and when you're trying to keep your materials safe and your co-workers happy, that is not ideal. To avoid mold in the cold room, check out these tips. 1. Keep an Eye on Condensation

1 May 2017

Boom Lift Versus Scissor Lift: Which One Should You Hire?

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If your workers need to be able to reach high, out-of-the-way places, you need a lift. Whether you have a construction crew, a team of window washers or any other employees who work at heights, you may want to consider a scissor lift or a boom. Here's a look at the key similarities and differences between these tools. Platform Size Both boom lifts and scissor lifts have platforms that your workers can stand on.

1 May 2017

Three Maintenance Guidelines for Industrial Vibrating Equipment

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Vibrating machines are crucial to bulk material handling processes in numerous industrial and commercial operations. These pieces of equipment increase productivity in the business by preventing blockages and general slow flow of particulate cargo such as powders, cement and flour. Typically, the vibrators are designed to provide long-lasting service in the setup. However, they are not infallible, so they are prone to degradation over time due to standard usage and even external stress.

24 April 2017

Are You Looking for a Crane? Here Is What You Can Find in the Market

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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

The Applications and Uses of Polytetrafluoroethylene

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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

Why You Should Use Brass For Plumbing Fittings

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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