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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 Instead of ignoring safety protocols and living with our outdated equipment, I decided to invest a little money into industrial equipment and supplies.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.



Switches, Sensors, Split Cores, And Transformers: Which Does What?

When you are not an electrician, but you have the responsibility of ordering electrical parts for machines in your industrial plant, you undoubtedly will feel overwhelmed or confused. After all, there are AC current switches, DC current switches, current sensors, split core sensors, and transformers of both the usual variety and the split core variety. Which part does what? Here is some helpful information to sort things out for you. Read More 

Tips for Renting a Dumpster

There are many different projects that you may undertake that will require the use of a large dumpster, like those from Container Services Unlimited. Otherwise, handling the debris and trash produced can be almost impossible. While renting a dumpster is something that seems like it would be extremely simple, there are some considerations that are important for avoiding potential problems or complications. Avoid Putting Hazardous Items in the Dumpster There are many materials that are simply unsuitable to be put in a dumpster. Read More 

Parking Lot Safety And Privacy: 4 Suggestions

You may feel frustrated when you realize that your company's parking lot is full of cars that don't belong to you, your workers or your clients. However, you may not have many ideas for how you can change that. You may also worry about the safety and privacy of everyone in the building if anyone can enter from the street. Consider employing one of these methods in your lot. 1. Fencing Read More 

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