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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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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 …

Different Types Of Industrial Scrap Metal And What They’re Worth

5 June 2019
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Industrial scrap metal is produced by the ton every month. Given this tantalizing tidbit, you might be wondering how to sell scrap metal from your plant, and what it might be worth. That all depends on the types of scrap metal. Take a look.  Aluminum Scrap Metal Aluminum is quite common, especially in industries and manufacturing plants. However, because it has a number of useful applications, it does place it in demand. Read More …

Bump And Grind, The Milling Way: How Mechanical Milling Works

15 February 2019
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Mechanical milling is a modern marvel. It used to be that if you wanted anything ground or pulverized, you had to lay it on top of a horizontal, circular stone, and then a mule or other beast of burden would walk in a circle pulling a vertical circular stone over the top of the horizontal one. Anything left on the horizontal stone was instantly crushed and ground by the movement of the vertical stone over the top of it. Read More …

3 Reasons Why You Would Want To Test New Industrial Equipment For Leaks

6 October 2018
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It is a new industrial equipment; it should not leak at all, right? Well, technically, you are correct. Brand-new equipment installed properly should not leak. However, that does not mean it will not leak. You should have one of your plant's mechanical engineers test every newly-installed, new piece of equipment for leaks. Industrial leak testing is vital to the ongoing function and efficacy of this equipment. There are also a few other reasons why you would (and should! Read More …

Looking To Purchase An LED Penlight? Three Factors You Should Pay Attention To When Purchasing One

19 July 2018
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LED penlights are used in a variety of circumstances by a variety of different people. Doctors often use LED penlights to check pupil dilation and reaction in patients, contractors use LED penlights to illuminate small or cramped places, and due to their lightweight and small size, hikers have started carrying penlights for an added source of light that does not take up much space. If you are looking to purchase an LED penlight, there are many factors you should pay attention to. Read More …