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Paying Attention To Industrial Safety Concerns

After one of my guys almost got smashed by an overhead boom, I knew that we had to make a few changes. Instead of ignoring safety protocols and living with our outdated equipment, I decided to invest a little money into industrial equipment and supplies. We updated our machinery to include safety features, and we started asking each of our employees to wear brightly-colored jackets so that we could tell where everyone was. It took an overhaul of the entire business, but when we were done, things ran a lot smoother. Check out this blog for ideas on how to keep your team safe.

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The Ultimate Tungsten Guide For Metal Fabricators

Tungsten is a metal that has some pretty interesting characteristics. It has one of the highest melting points of any metals and has the highest tensile strength. If you're looking to incorporate it into your fabrication projects, consider this guide.  Type When you're considering tungsten as a material choice for your fabrication projects, there are predominantly two choices. These include tungsten and tungsten carbide. Which one you go with will depend on several factors. Read More 

How Your Rock Tumbling Days Can Lead To Sigma Blade Mixers

A lot of kids get a rock tumbler science kit for Christmas. They may be interested in experimenting with it for a while but then grow bored. If you have a rock tumbler kit, or you had one as a kid, you might want to re-evaluate its value. These science kits can lead to jobs where you use double arm mixers and sigma blade mixers. Here is how that career path looks, from rock tumbling to master rock splitter. Read More 

The Importance Of Maintaining Radial Shaft Seals

Many of the industrial machines used in production and processing are powered by hydraulics. A hydraulic system can be volatile if each of the components within the system is not meticulously maintained. The radial shaft seal serves as a buffer between a stationary component and a rotating component within the hydraulic system. Failing to maintain the radial shaft seals on your machinery could spell disaster. Lubricating the radial shaft seal reduces wear Read More 

4 Benefits Of Stainless Steel Valves

In industrial settings, valves are commonly uses for a variety of purposes. Valves are available in a number of different materials, but stainless steel valves have become increasingly popular for industrial use. There are a number of benefits of using stainless steel valves in an industrial setting, such as: Durability One of the biggest benefits that stainless steel valves have over valves made of other types of metal is the fact that they are incredibly durable and robust. Read More 

Five Mistakes To Avoid When Designing The Maintenance Regime For Your Industrial Couplers

Industrial couplers and coupling equipment need to be properly maintained to maximize their longevity and ensure safety around your facility.  You need to design a thorough maintenance regime to keep your couplers in operating condition and to detect repair and replacement needs as they arise. The following are five mistakes to avoid when designing the maintenance regime for your couplers to ensure safety and maximize productivity: Not optimizing usage to reduce wear and tear on couplers Read More