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Top Features To Look For In A Well-Designed AC Current Switch

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When a monitored primary current is overloaded to a piece of electrical equipment in an industrial setting, AC current switches are the go-to component to kill the current quickly and avoid problems with system overloads. You can pick up AC current switches just about anywhere, and all of them are created to perform the same functions. However, not every AC current switch performs the same because every unit is built or manufactured by a different company. Read More»

What Is Vulcanization?

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Rubber has been used for centuries for so many different things. Natural rubber was cured in various ways to make it stronger and to make it easier for people to work with. However, the curing process wasn’t perfect, so for many years, people tried to come up with ways to make rubber work better. One very successful process was vulcanization. But, what exactly is vulcanization? Vulcanization Vulcanization is a process which takes natural rubber and heats it up and adds various chemicals (generally sulfur or sulfur-based) to strengthen and toughen the rubber up. Read More»

Learn How to Add Rubber Grommets to a Dresser You Are Converting into an Entertainment Center

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Repurposing furniture has become very popular recently. If you are someone who has decided that you would like to try to turn an old dresser into an entertainment center, it is important to order rubber grommets to use in the back of the dresser. The rubber grommets will allow wires to pass through the back of the dresser without the wires becoming frayed. The guide below walks you through the process for choosing the right grommets to use for the job. Read More»

Choosing the Right Plumbing Materials and Design for Your Business: Factors to Consider

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When you are a business owner and are planning to have your newest place of business built from the ground up, there are a myriad of areas that you will need to focus upon in order to get your business off the ground and to have it run properly. One of the most important factors to consider is your plumbing, both in the materials and overall design of the the plumbing system. Read More»

Cracked Concrete Foundation? Monitoring It With A Concrete Crack Measurement Device

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If your historical home was built on a concrete block foundation and you have recently noticed cracks in its basement walls, then your home is currently experiencing a very serious foundation problem. Left alone, the foundation will continue to deteriorate and will eventually ruin the structural integrity of your house. Thankfully, a foundation contractor can use some specialized tools and monitor the cracks to determine their rate of spread. Armed with this information, they will use their professional experience to decide if your home’s foundation needs to be repaired or is able to simply continue on an active monitoring program. Read More»

Four Directions You Can Take Your Industrial Conveyor Systems And The Benefits Of Each

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Conveyor belts are no longer “roll horizontally one direction” modes of factory transportation. You have options. Conveyor belts can now take your factory’s lines in four directions. Here are the four directions for today’s industrial conveyor belts and some benefits of each. Up and Over Conveyor These conveyor belts move products up a short incline and then over a hill. Sometimes they may move up a short incline with a steep drop-off at the top, too. Read More»

Water Quality Issues

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The news has been filled in recent days with stories about contaminated drinking water. You do not want to wait until your town becomes a news story before you take action. You need to find out now if your water is fit to drink. You can take several steps to ensure that you and your family are safe from unsafe substances. Color and Smell Often, the way your water looks and smells is an excellent indicator of its potability. Read More»

Ensuring Safety In The Stockroom: Three Things To Consider When Using Pallet Racks

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Pallet racking systems offer a convenient way to store items in your warehouse or stockroom, but there are certain safety precautions you’ll want to consider before you place a single pallet on your racks. Proper safety protocols ensure worker safety and helps to protect your inventory. Here are just a few things you can do to make your pallet racking system safe and secure. Pallet Rack Netting Pallet rack netting covers the open spaces between the shelves on your pallet rack netting system. Read More»

Lumber Harvesting Methods

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Lumber is an important industry that provides materials to building supply companies like Henning Building Supply Co Inc. Since the process of harvesting lumber can differ, organizations like the EPA regulate lumber companies to ensure that they’re harvesting trees in the best way to keep the environment protected. Whether it is a federal or private woodland, certain methods and rules must be followed in order to protect natural habitats. Here are some of the most common ways lumber is harvested, and the differences between them. Read More»

Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Used Trailer

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Investing in a trailer may be essential for being as productive as possible with your job. Unfortunately, these trailers can be remarkably expensive. Luckily, you can significantly lower the amount that you will have to pay by opting for a used trailer. While this can be an excellent choice for your needs, it is important for you to get the most from this purchase by following these two tips. Repair Any Existing Damage to the Bed as Soon as Possible Read More»