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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Selecting Industrial Equipment: What To Check

15 April 2018
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Your success with an industrial facility depends largely on your ability to assemble the proper machinery and the right people to work with that equipment. Long before the facility can flourish, you'll need to select the exact machines you'll use. This seems easy, but ensure you're checking these factors before ordering industrial machines for your business. Measurements You're probably working with a large industrial space when you start up, but the blade mixers, milling machines and other equipment you have in mind will take up space. Read More …

3 Reasons To Have Your Septic System Regularly Inspected

24 March 2018
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Whether you rely on a septic system to service your home or your place of business, having the system regularly inspected by a professional is an important maintenance task that shouldn't be overlooked. There are a variety of good reasons to schedule regular septic inspections – following are some of the most notable: Save Money on Repairs One of the best reasons to have your septic system regularly inspected is to save money on septic tank repairs as time goes on. Read More …

3 Tips For The Safe Handling Of New Steel Pipe

2 March 2018
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Steel is a versatile material used in a variety of industrial and manufacturing applications. Steel pipe plays a valuable role in many manufacturing systems, and having a supply of steel pipe available can be convenient. Handling new steel pipe can be dangerous if safety precautions aren't taken. The following tips will help you improve the safety of your pipe handling activities in the future. 1. Always load a trailer properly for transport. Read More …

Boiler Failed? What To Do To Keep Your Operations Going

7 February 2018
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If your business relies on a boiler to keep all of your systems going, having a boiler fail can be very serious. When a boiler fails, not only do you have to worry about fixing the broiler, you have to deal with all that lost production time from having your boilers down. You can shorten that lost production time by renting a boiler until your broiler is either fixed or replaced. Read More …

3 Problems That Affect Hardness Test And How The Right Equipment Solve These Issues

16 January 2018
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When doing hardness testing of a material, having accurate results is important. Sometimes, there are issues that can cause problems with testing, such as the ability to repeat testing or calibrating different machines to give similar results when performing tests. Having the right equipment is one of the most important aspects of hardness testing. Here are some of the problems that can affect hardness testing and how having the right hardness testing equipment will help solve these issues: Read More …