Barry Richardson

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Creating A Safer Work Environment

After I started becoming more and more interested in manufacturing, I realized that there was a real problem with the safety of a few big factories in the area. In addition to not using some of the most top-of-the-line safety features, the factories also had a pretty unimpressive track record as far as safety went, which is why I started thinking more seriously about becoming a manufacturing safety enthusiast. I started a few campaigns to strengthen things, and some of them actually made a palpable difference. This blog is all about creating a safer work environment for your employees and friends.

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Why Ordering Custom Rubber Parts Might Be A Great Idea For Your Business

19 April 2021
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There are all different types of parts that you can purchase for your business, including those made out of plastic, metal, rubber, and other materials. Out of all of them, you will probably want to at least consider rubber parts for at least some of your parts-related needs. Not only should you consider rubber parts, but you should consider ordering them from a custom rubber parts manufacturer. This may be an idea you will want to look into next time that you need to buy parts for your company for these reasons and more. Read More …

Keep Your Asphalt Paver’s Conveyer Belt In Good Condition With These Tips

25 February 2021
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If you work in asphalt paving for a living, you likely own more than one asphalt pavers and other equipment designed to get your asphalt materials to the right temperature and out onto the driveway or parking lot with an even, professional look and feel. You likely already perform at least some maintenance on your pavers on a regular basis, but any asphalt paving expert knows that one area in particular you should pay attention to is the paver's conveyer belt. Read More …

What To Do When Selling Tube Fittings

17 December 2020
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Tube fittings vary in shape and design, which ultimately give them a lot of applications. That makes them pretty easy to sell as there are always interested buyers. Still, you want to be careful when going about this process and use these tips.  Make Sure Fittings Are Okay Structurally There may be some tube fittings in your inventory that are a little banged up. They may have been used prior to when you received them or they may not have been made properly during manufacturing. Read More …

Top Benefits You Can Enjoy Once You Start Using Sucker Rod Guides

27 October 2020
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Sucker rod guides are used with pumping wells as an alternative to using sucker rods on their own. As the name suggests, sucker rod guides are designed to "guide" or hold sucker rods in the appropriate place. Since you can obviously use your pumping wells with sucker rods alone, you might think it's unnecessary to purchase and use sucker rod guides. However, sucker rod guides can be surprisingly useful and can provide surprising benefits for these reasons and more. Read More …

3 Important Reasons To Use Dresser Units On Grinding Wheels

1 September 2020
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If you use a grinding wheel day in and day out, it will eventually start breaking down. That's why dresser units exist. They can restore the grinding wheel back to its optimal shape, benefiting you in several particular ways. Improve Grinding Effectiveness If you continue using a grinding wheel even after significant wear has taken place, then you're essentially exposing materials to damage. You won't be able to grind them like you once could, which may also take you longer to complete certain projects. Read More …