Choosing Different Types of Timber Crates for Shipping

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When you need to choose timber crates for shipping, you may not realize the wide variety of crates available to you. Timber crates can be made of a variety of thicknesses so that some are more rugged and durable than others, but their overall construction and design can also be very different. Note a few different types of timber crates you might choose from when it comes to your shipping so you know the best option for your company.

8 June 2016

Do You Need an Air Cannon for Your Production Facility?

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An air cannon is a device that is attached to the side of a silo, bunker, rail car, and other such storage tank. It offers a blast of air that helps materials continue to flow if they get stuck to each other, stuck to the sides of the tank, or otherwise clogged so they don't move freely. If you have any type of tank that holds materials that sometimes get stuck, you might note if an air cannon would be the right choice, versus vibration equipment that gently shakes the tank.

8 June 2016

How to Select the Best Service Company for Your Industrial Equipment

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More technology is now available to keep track of various aspects of a company's performance. You should take advantage of those technological advancements as you evaluate different service companies so that you select the best one to service the industrial equipment in your factory. This article discusses some of the information that owners of factories should request the competing PM service companies to provide during the process of selecting a firm to provide preventive maintenance for factory equipment.

8 June 2016

Some Questions You Might Have About a Residential Elevator Installation

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Getting a residential elevator can make it easy to carry laundry and other heavy items up and down stairs, and for those with balance issues, joint problems, or who are in wheelchairs, they may be the only option for getting to upper and lower levels. Having a residential elevator retrofitted into your home is usually possible for just about any house, but you might note a few commonly asked questions first; you can then discuss these topics with a builder if you still need more information about an elevator in your home.

8 June 2016

Flow aids designed for handling dry bulk and granular material

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Plant operators whose work entails handling dry bulk and granular material are familiar with problems such as rat-holing, caking and the formation of the stable arch. These problems not only introduce delays in the plant's materials handling processes, they also expose the plant operators to dangers associated with clogging and mechanical failure. However, there are several flow aids intended to make the flow of these materials easier in bins, chutes and other containers.

8 June 2016

Tips For Stocking Up On Tools While Sticking to a Budget

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Whether you have your first home or you simply want to get more tools in your garage, you might soon find out how expensive it can be to stock up on tools. However, you don't have to spend all your savings just on tools. Here are some easy ways to save a little money when buying what you need for home repairs and maintenance. Buy Tool Kits If you only need one or two replacement tools, this isn't very convenient, but it is a great option when you're trying to start fresh or stock up.

7 June 2016

Why Two Way Radios May Be a Better Option Than Cell Phones

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The convenience of cell phones may make some owners of industrial complexes think that those devices are the best option to use within the industrial setting when compared to two-way radios. However, two-way radios have some distinct advantages that may make them a better choice for conducting communication within the industrial setting. This article discusses some of those advantages. Use this information as you select the most appropriate mode of communication for employees within your industrial complex.

7 June 2016