The international demand for various chemicals — whether for food processing, computer components, or new energy solutions — has continued to increase in the past decade. As such, suppliers, vessel operators, and buyers all have a vested interest in making sure that chemical cargo is shipped safely and efficiently. In turn, one of the most critical factors of safe shipment is tank coatings, which provide numerous benefits. So if you're interested in discovering just a few of the advantage these coatings offer, keep reading below.
24 October 2016
In the mid to late 1970's, there was a TV show that circled around a father/son duo that collected and sold scrap metal. The father was played by the famous comedian Redd Foxx, and the hilarity ensued when various difficult situations came up that the scrap metal recyclers were not quite sure how to handle. However, the show does illustrate some very important things about the business in which Sanford and Son were involved--scrap metal recycling.
14 September 2016
Standard lead-acid forklift batteries have plenty of unique care requirements to consider. One of those requirements involves performing an equalizing charge to the battery on a regular basis. The following explains the necessity of equalizing charges and how to safely perform one on your lead-acid forklift battery. Why Equalizing Charges are Necessary Over time, slight differences in electrolyte content within each battery cell can cause some cells to take less charge than others.
17 August 2016
Finding the most affordable options for producing your metal prototypes is a vital aspect of running a profitable precision metal shop. When you invest the time in designing a part or parts for a customer, having a fast, reliable method for producing a prototype of your design is important for making the most profit on that particular design. Saving time is saving money in any business, especially when it comes to the production of precision metal parts.
21 July 2016
Did you come up with a blueprint for your own metal furniture and want it constructed in a professional manner? All you have to do is take the blueprint to a company that can provide precision machining services and your furniture will be manufactured with quality equipment. Attempting to take on your own project will require welding equipment and the right kind of tools, which can be pricey if you don't already have everything in your possession.
27 June 2016
If you are an experienced welder who works for a fabrication company, you can also weld at home. This will not only increase your experience, but you may even make some money on the side. Get your welder ready along with the safety equipment you need and try your hand at making the projects below. Make Car Ramps Car ramps are needed by mechanics, individual vehicle enthusiasts, and car businesses. There will always be times when the front or back of the vehicle will needed to be lifted up only slightly.
27 May 2016
A heat pump functions like a heater and an air conditioner combined. In the summer, a heat pump works just like an air conditioner by removing heat from inside your home and blowing it outside your home. In the winter, the heat pump will warm your home by removing the heat from the air outside and blowing it inside. In the right climate, heat pumps can be highly efficient and very useful, but heat pumps are still not as common as furnace and air conditioner combinations.
1 May 2016
Choosing safe commercial doors for your warehouse or multi-use work floor requires careful planning and consideration of common accident causes. The following tips can help you make the right choice. Tip #1: Know the purpose The main purpose of the door is the key to choosing the right door. For example, if the door separate a room where hazardous materials are kept or where fire danger exists, garage-style doors that can be locked down and sealed, or that provide fire insulation, are the safest choice.
29 March 2016
If you manage a worksite where cranes, from a place like American Equipment Inc, are in operation, take special care to monitor your crane operators for repetitive stress injuries. Even though crane operation is usually done sitting down, the movements necessary to operate the crane can take their toll on the person in the operator's seat. Here are four things to take care of and monitor for if you want to give your crane operators the best chance possible of avoiding repetitive stress injuries.
12 February 2016
Being a small e-commerce business owner can be rewarding, as long as you're willing to accept a certain amount of risk. To make sure that you're doing what's best for yourself and your organization, ask yourself these three questions. 1. Have I set up my physical space in the best way? The money you pay for your real estate is likely one of your largest expenses. When you're analyzing whether you're getting the most out of your investment, remember that a commercial space has three dimensions.
12 January 2016