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
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
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
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
Your vacuum cleaner may be one of the diverse cleaning tools you have in your home. Whether you're looking to keep your floors clear of dirt, remove dust from ceiling fans, or simply spruce up your car, a reliable vacuum cleaner will allow you to achieve any of those goals. If your vacuum breaks down, however, you may find yourself frustrated and wondering what you could've done to prevent it.
9 July 2015
Over the years, fire prevention has branched out from fire alarms to carbon monoxide detectors and finally to fire sprinkler systems. Fire sprinkler systems from places like Desert Fire Extinguisher Co Inc come in different types depending on the type of building, or area of the building that you are trying to protect. This article will detail a few of the different types of fire sprinkler systems and where they are most commonly used.
30 June 2015
Decaffeinating coffee has always been a challenge, leaving purists to claim that decaf coffee either contains unnatural chemicals or tastes dull. While these charges may be true of methods that have previously been used to decaffeinate coffee, there is a new technique that companies are using to extract caffeine from coffee. Although it's expensive to do, carbon dioxide (CO2) decaffeination is both natural and preserves the coffee's original flavor. If you're a natural coffee producer and want to provide the highest quality decaf possible, here's why you should consider using CO2-based decaffeination.
23 June 2015
If you are an amateur woodworker who is looking to move beyond table saws and jigsaws, then you need to get a bandsaw. These tools are the absolutely indispensable and will allow you to tackle an amazing array of projects. If you are in the mood for making free hand, abstract wood sculptures, then the bandsaw is your tool. If you want to make classic wooden duck decoys, then the bandsaw does the job.
28 May 2015
Trying to live a green lifestyle usually starts with your diet and the way you run your home. For example, you may decide to stop using chemicals that harm the environment. You may also stop using certain appliances in order to save energy. If you are looking for ways to further your green lifestyle, you may be surprised to find that your electrician can offer assistance. Here are three ways an electrician can help you green your home and push you further into a green lifestyle.
18 May 2015
How do you plan to run your general contracting service? Some general contractors play the part of the designer or overseer. Some others do a lot of the work themselves rather than hire subcontractors. It's important to know how you plan to do business, because that will dictate the kinds of tools you will need. The General Tools of General Contracting If you don't plan to do a lot of the work yourself, then your contracting business won't require as many tools.
31 March 2015