4 Points To Consider When Choosing An Industrial Fan

21 December 2017
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When selecting an industrial fan, step one is to recognize that all fans are not the same. Not only do industrial fans differ from those used in other environments, but all industrial fans also vary when it comes to their features. Learning some of the key differences will give you greater confidence that you're selecting the right unit for the needs of your space. Purpose It's best to start the selection process with a focus on the purpose, or overall function, of the fan, as this information will point you in the right direction in terms of the features you need to look for. Read More 

How To Choose The Correct Casters For Your Equipment

10 November 2017
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When you have to move things around in your office, warehouse, and shop, you most likely use carts or decks with casters to get things where they need to be. You may think that any caster will work, however, having the wrong type of wheel/caster can make the job harder, destroy the flooring, and will need to be replaced sooner than they should. Here are a few things you need to consider when putting casters onto a cart: Read More 

Understanding Quality Levels For Military-Grade Equipment

2 November 2017
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The terms "military grade" and 'MIL-SPEC" are thrown around a lot, but what do they actually mean? Many products skirt under false advertisement rules simply because they're cheap or without an obvious manufacturer, but many products stand up to the military-standardized testing requirements with pride in their results. To understand what military-grade means and how relevant it is to your assembly lines, connectors, and other machinery that can't fail for petty reasons, here are a few military-grade product details: Read More 

Things Needed For A Metal Cutting & Fabrication Business

26 October 2017
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Cutting and fabricating metal is something that is needed for numerous things, which is why providing such services is a great business to start. With a few tools and pieces of equipment, you can start offering metal fabrication services in no time. You can actually start such a business from home if there is any space for the equipment and supplies that are needed for providing services. For example, a garage is a great place to run a metal fabrication company out of until you are ready to move the business into a commercial building. Read More 

Tips For Finding The Right Lathe For Your New Metal Shop

25 October 2017
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If you've been considering making the transition into some metal fabrication, the first thing you'll need to do is get yourself a metal lathe. If you've never purchased or worked with them before, you may not really know what you're looking for. Here are a few tips to help you find the right lathe for your first-time purchase. Only Buy Equipment In Good Condition You might be tempted to buy a well-worn lathe for your first purchase simply because it's more affordable and you're just getting started. Read More