Five Irrigation Supplies You Need for Your Homestead

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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

Fundamentals of Timer Relays

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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

Why Conveyor Guarding Is So Important

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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

It's Curtains For You: The Advantages Of Integrating Air Curtains Into Your Business's HVAC System

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Proper climate control is a necessity rather than a luxury for a wide variety of industries and businesses, and keeping the interiors of your buildings temperate using air conditioning and heating systems can be vital for productivity. However, keeping your business properly climate controlled can be particularly difficult if doors and entrances are commonly or constantly opened, allowing unconditioned air from outside to affect internal temperatures and humidity levels. This is where the humble air curtain can be a real boon for your business.

5 April 2017

Bubble, Bubble, Oil and Trouble: How Contaminated Fluid Could Be Causing Leaks in Your Hydraulic System

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Hydraulic cylinder systems have countless uses, but whatever you use your hydraulic system for, it needs a ready supply of clean, uncontaminated hydraulic fluid. Contaminated oil can lead to chronic leaking of your hydraulic system if the issue is neglected. It can also contribute to other serious problems, such as cylinder drift and cavitation. Needless to say, keeping your hydraulic fluid clean is vital for an efficient hydraulic system. What kind of contaminants can enter the fluid of a hydraulic system?

4 April 2017

Importance of Fire Safety Training Courses For Businesses

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For many businesses, fire safety is usually a reserve for the various security departments available within their installations. They leave the training, information, and procedures to specific people in the hope that these individuals will be able to effectively assist everyone in the event of such emergencies. Unfortunately, this is may not always work well. Fire safety training should be offered to all employees irregardless of rank, role, or even activities they do within the business.

4 April 2017