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What to Look For in a Laser Cutting Shop

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Many production facilities will send out pieces to be cut, as it’s often cheaper and easier to have a machine shop or specialty shop cut metal, plastic, and other materials than it is to invest in the ownership of certain cutting machines. Along with the cost of ownership, there is the cost of maintaining those machines and keeping a qualified operator on staff that needs to be considered. A laser cutting shop can be a good choice for a number of products and processes, but note what to look for from such a shop before you decide to...

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Flex versus rigid ductwork for the HVAC system in your home

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) refers to the technology used to create indoor comfort within the house. The objective of a good HVAC system is to ensure that there is thermal comfort in the house, as well as quality air. The technology employs heating components, air conditioners, and ductwork to facilitate the flow of air from one point to another. The ductwork is as important as the other HVAC equipment, which makes it elemental for you to have an appropriate one installed. Here are some details on both flex and rigid...

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How to Choose the Right Precision Engineering Company

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you are in the position to hire a precision engineer, you might be wondering what specific factors to look for during your search for the ideal candidate. What is more important—education, work experience, their portfolio, or a balanced combination? Considering the complex nature of a precision engineer’s job, it is understandable to be confused about the most important characteristics of a profession in this industry, so the following list should help you become more familiar with choosing your next employee or contractor....

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Choosing Frame Material For Residential Carports

Posted by on Dec 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The decision to invest in a residential carport is definitely a wise one; however, bringing this decision into reality requires the homeowner to choose between different carport frame materials, among other important decisions. The choice of frame material has a significant impact on the physical appearance of the carport as well as its longevity. This article discusses some of the materials commonly used to make carport frames for the benefit of those looking to invest in a residential carport. PVC Carport frames made of PVC are among the...

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Why Choose Plastic Joiners

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Building projects of all sizes require some form of connector to link different pieces. When it comes to connectors, the two main alternatives are plastic and metal. Metal may appear to be the sturdier option. However, plastic connectors provide a great deal of support. They are widely used in both residential and commercial building. Whether you are building something out of a box or from scratch, these little pieces help to adjust and secure edges, making the finished project complete.  Advantages of Plastic Joiners Traditional...

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Mobile Crane Safety: Operational Checklist for Proper Critical Lift Planning

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Mobile cranes are extremely useful for a variety of construction applications, particularly when compared with tower/other stationary cranes. They use up little space, are easier to manoeuvre in limited space, have multiple turning axles giving them more hoisting power and they require minimal assembly time. However, just like all cranes, there are inherent dangers associated with mobile crane operation, hence the need for careful planning prior to operation to prevent incidents that may result in property damage and injuries and fatalities...

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The importance of PVC strip doors in the food industry

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

When eating in a restaurant, people don’t want to be shivering with the cold because of the restaurant’s refrigeration system. The owner has to keep all of the produce fresh and well within the food safety standards at the same time as keeping the customers happy. While you can install different types of doors on the refrigeration area, this can quickly become very laborious for the workers who constantly need to be getting fresh produce from the area. If you have a door in place, the workers will have to constantly be picking up...

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How to Choose the Right Metal Fabricator

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Metal fabrication and assembly is an incredibly important aspect of many construction and manufacturing businesses. It is not an easy DIY project due to the type of equipment and technology required in the various processes such as cutting, welding and finishing. If you do not have a reliable source of metal, it is important to research and choose a professional metal fabrication company, such as A.J.C. Electrical Service Pty Ltd. With the many fabricating companies around, the process of settling for one can be a daunting one. However, with...

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Selecting a Forklift for Your Commercial Operation

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The forklift is a valuable asset in the commercial operations such as warehousing, retailing, production and even construction. This lifting equipment is an industrial truck which is typically used in lifting heavy loads and moving them over short distances. It is perfect for loading and unloading large commercial trucks and distributing materials around the worksite. There are assorted forklifts in the industrial market, and you should select an ideal match depending on your company’s requirements. This will ensure that productivity...

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Why You Ought to Provide Fire Safety Training for Your Employees

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Most cases of workplace accidents resulting from fire breakouts usually lead to devastating and sometimes fatal outcomes because many employees are ill-prepared to respond to such emergencies. While it is critical to have a fire safety plan at the workplace, your first line of defence in case of a fire accident should be employees who are well-trained to deal with the situation in the best way possible. The following points indicate why it is essential to provide fire safety training for your employees. Trained employees handle fire...

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