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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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 …

How To Save Money When Buying Stone Gravel

17 July 2020
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You might be looking to buy stone gravel for a number of reasons. You might want to create a gravel driveway at your home, or you may want to use it for residential landscaping purposes. You may want to buy stone gravel for agricultural, commercial, or industrial use. Regardless of the project that you have in mind, you probably want to find a stone gravel that you can purchase for a good price. Read More …

3 Reasons To Purchase An Entire Hydraulic Seal Assembly Vs. Separate Seals

18 September 2019
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When it's time to purchase new hydraulic seals, you could be planning on purchasing the seals themselves without buying additional parts. However, depending on the type of seals that you are purchasing, you may want to think about buying the entire hydraulic seal assembly, which includes other parts as well. One example is if you're purchasing piston seals. You can purchase the seals on their own, or you can purchase the entire piston assembly at one time. Read More …