If you're putting together a piece of machinery as part of an invention or art project, you need to know at least a little bit about how machining works. Tolerance -- the range in which a particular part's specs can fall and still be OK for use -- is a major part of machining as nothing can really be done without knowing the tolerance for each part. People working in factories learn about tolerance in machining very quickly, but if you haven't spent time in a factory or lab, then tolerance may be a vague term to you, and it may be one you tend to ignore.
27 July 2020
As soon as temperatures drop, you want to be prepared with the right system to keep your home nice and toasty. For many people heating oil will be a necessary part of their home's heating system. If this is the case for you this winter, then learning what you can about heating oil will prove to be important. Here are some basics to help give you a better grasp on the things you should know about heating oil, as it will pertain to your needs this winter.
29 November 2019
If you work in an industrial environment, you probably are not new to the idea of using pressure gauges. After all, pressure gauges can be used to monitor pressure levels. This allows you to make sure that your equipment is being used properly, and it helps you troubleshoot problems with your equipment and the materials that you are working with. You can find very cheap pressure gauges, which might seem appealing to you if you're hoping to save money on supplies and equipment.
29 October 2019
Operating a warehouse of any size comes with a level of manual labor and the associated risk of employee injuries. Manually lifting and moving boxes can put your warehouse staff at risk of all sorts of issues, including fatigue, muscle injuries, and more. The lost productivity can be costly, not to mention the worker's compensation costs. You can reduce the risk of much of this by investing in hand trucks for your warehouse.
1 September 2019
You rely on your forklift to do the heavy lifting in your place of business, so it is a piece of equipment that should be cared for properly. Unfortunately, too many business owners neglect their forklifts until something goes terribly wrong. There are certain situations that should signal you to call a forklift repair professional for help. Take a look at a few of those signals so you know when it is critical to get professional attention to avoid major problems.
26 March 2019
Aluminum is one of the most commonly used metals, and for good reason. It's lightweight, versatile, and resistant to corrosion. However, you may wish that your aluminum was stronger. Fortunately, there are methods you may use to strengthen your aluminum. Why Aluminum? While aluminum soda cans might easily crush underfoot, aluminum can also be so strong that it is used in the construction of cars and skyscrapers. Aluminum actively makes vehicles better.
25 January 2019
To be certain that your automobile is giving you the performance that you need, be certain that you're focusing on the details. Nothing says details like the way that you choose to care for your car transmission. This means doing everything possible to find the best transmission available, get the installation when you need it and seek repairs and maintenance from a shop that specializes in the parts. To be certain of this, take the time to follow the strategies below.
10 August 2018
Installing real, true stucco is a thick, pasty process that requires weeks to fully cure under the sun. Applying stucco is usually very complicated. However, there are a couple of faux stucco processes that can give you the same stucco look on the exterior of your home. This includes extruded stucco. The following article highlights and answers questions regarding how these stuccos are made, including what makes "extruded" stucco extruded.
27 June 2018
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
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