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Why You Shouldn't Install Your Towing Hitch Yourself

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If you are thinking about installing a towing hitch on your vehicle, you might be thinking about hauling a trailer, boat, or camper behind your car, truck, or SUV. Luckily, you can find trailer hitches for sale at auto parts stores, online, and in a host of other places, but this does not mean that you should install it yourself. Instead, you should consider hiring a professional to help you choose and install the right towing hitch.

3 January 2017

Get A Yard Irrigation System To Help Water Your Garden

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If you have a garden, you want to make sure that you can keep your garden watered, especially if your garden isn't right next your house. You can run a hose from an outdoor faucet from your house to the garden, but that can be difficult, depending on how large your property is and how far away your garden is. There is another option. That is to have a yard irrigation system installed.

16 August 2016

Forklift Safety Tips

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Forklift operation requires the lifting and transporting of materials that can present dangers to both the operator and to individuals that are in the area of operation. Risks include shifting of heavy loads, which can cause a forklift to tip over, or accidents caused by obstructed view from larger loads that are being transported. Both of these issues can lead to danger to operators and workers, as well as damage to the materials being transported.

9 August 2016

Three Reasons Why You Might Want To Use Rubber Grommets In Place Of Metal Washers

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Rubber grommets, for all intents and purposes, are rubber washers. Most of them have a hole in the middle and look like their metal washer counterparts in shape and size, but they are used in place of metal washers. If you are in the business of manufacturing different kinds of products, here are three reasons why you might want to use rubber grommets instead of metal washers. You Want a Tighter Seal Between a Metal Bolt and One or More Metal Surfaces

20 July 2016

Answering Two Questions About Water Well Drilling

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Having a water well drilled can be the only option available to you for ensuring that a stable supply of fresh water is available to your house. While water well drilling has existed for much of the history of civilization, there are many homeowners that are not particularly informed about what they should expect from using a water well. If you are one of these homeowners, you will likely find the following questions and answers beneficial.

8 March 2016

Balancing Steel Worker Trainee Needs On-Site

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Steel working is a difficult job that requires a lot of skill and training. And you're in charge of integrating new trainees on your job site. While these trainees have received educational training in a classroom environment, they likely haven't had much on-site experience. Carefully balancing their on-site training skills ensures they safely and effectively integrate into your workplace environment. Finding A Trainer-Trainee Ratio Steel worker apprenticeship is vital because it helps give future workers "

15 February 2016

Ordering The Right Casters For Your Bakery

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If your bakery has equipment in your kitchen or freezer that is on casters, it can be downright dangerous if any of those casters malfunction. The right casters can make all the difference, but that is only part of the equation. Repairing and replacing casters is important, but so is keeping the area primed and ready for material on casters to be moved safely from place to place. Your employees must have the proper training in material handling as well.

16 October 2015

Proper Inspection and Maintenance for Air Compressor Units

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Depending on the design of the air compressor, you may be working with an outdoor-safe or indoor air compressor. Unfortunately, even the most rugged air compressors need targeted maintenance to avoid significant internal damage and complete failure. As you review the ways you use and take care of your compressor, keep a few inspection and maintenance tips in mind. Don't Drop the Hardware! Many air compressors are used in hard work that may be in any type of weather.

21 August 2015

Compressor Seals: Three Benefits Bronze Seals Have Over Aluminum Seals

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Working in an industrial setting, there is a good chance you will encounter compressor systems. In order to function properly, these compressor systems need tight-fitting seals that keep the internal pressure constant. Any number of metals and metal alloys are manufactured for this purpose, but some metals and metal alloys have greater benefits over others. Before you reach for the cheapest seals (which are typically aluminum), you should know that bronze seals have three major benefits over aluminum seals.

30 July 2015

Three Automatic Functions That Will Make Your Cable Crimping Production Faster

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When it comes to cable crimping, each process that you automate will vastly improve the speed and efficiency at which you can operate and the diversity of the product you can produce. If you're producing only a small amount of crimped cable or wire, a small automatic crimping machine as opposed to a manual crimping machine may be enough to improve production. If you're working with significantly high volume, however, you may want to add on a few more automatic functions.

16 July 2015