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4 Major Benefits Of Indexing In Manufacturing

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Modern manufacturing depends in large part upon machines that can produce items quickly and reliably. While humans are still very much required for many tasks, they are increasingly being relegated to jobs that mostly involve troubleshooting these machines when they malfunction, or oversee regular maintenance as required. The manufacturing of mass goods is especially dependent on machines that are capable of indexing -- in other words, of performing an identical series of motion-based actions with interchangeable parts.

24 October 2016

3 Safety Tips To Remember With Your Single-Stage Air Compressor

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Your air compressor serves the vital purpose of serving up compressed, pressurized air at the squeeze of a trigger. You may make use of your air compressor every day and never feel at risk. However, even the basic single-stage air compressor comes with a few hazards and dangers. Here is a closer look at a few safety rules you must keep in mind when using your single-stage air compressor.  Never alter or change the relief valve on an air compressor.

21 October 2016

Keeping School Group Visitors Safe When Visiting Your Factory

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If you just started managing a large factory and your facility takes part in hosting group tours for school groups to take a look at the way your company operates, keeping those who visit safe during their excursion is of the utmost importance. Children are especially at risk for injury or getting lost during a group tour if they do not have adequate supervision or if their entire group is excessively excited to be out of the classroom.

21 October 2016

Need A New Custom Machine For Your Shop Floor For The First Time In Years? What To Know

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If you are pricing out a machine for your shop floor and you aren't sure how to get the best deal, or what the terms should be, there are some things you want to take into consideration. It's important to make sure that you get the machine when you need it, regardless if it's a CNC machine or something that just welds, and that the machine is high quality. Here are a few of the things you want to talk with the machining company about when you get an estimate.

20 October 2016

Three Reasons Why You Need Diesel Exhaust Scrubbers

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The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has worked furiously to make industrial and manufacturing companies comply with their guidelines over the last few decades, starting with factory tower scrubbers in the late '70s. Since then, several other government agencies which regulate and control pollution have set the standards for what kind of fuel your industry can burn, what you can use for heat (e.g., heating oil, propane, etc.) to make the waste cleaner and less harmful, and to regulate the use of diesel fuel.

20 October 2016

3 Great Electrical Construction Tips

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If you are in the middle of any sort of electrical construction, you will need to be sure that you manage the project to the best of your ability. In this regard, safety, quality of finished product and logistics are the most important factors to keep in mind. To make sure that you are doing your best putting together an electrical construction project, read on and put these tips to good use.

20 October 2016

Working With A Drilling Contractor To Maintain Your Warehouse

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Keeping your warehouse in working condition is critical to the success of your manufacturing business. Without a viable space in which to operate, your workers cannot complete the tasks required to produce goods to be sent to market. When it comes to making repairs to your warehouse, you should consider working with a drilling contractor. Here are three ways that a drilling contractor can be of service to you in your warehouse in the future.

19 October 2016

What Should You Ask A Machining Shop Before You Sign A Contract With Them?

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If you're just starting an industrial business of any kind, it's likely that you'll outsource your metal cutting and fabricating work to a machining shop. Use these questions to find a suitable partner for your company that creates the pieces you'll need regularly. "What Kind of Materials Do You Fabricate Most Often?" It is vital that you ask what kinds of materials a machine shop works with so that you can get the best pieces possible.

18 October 2016

A Closer Look At Waterproofing Techniques For Water Storage Tanks In Agricultural Settings

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In an agricultural setting, water could easily be considered one of your most valuable commodities, and water is not always so readily available or affordable. If you are the owner of an agricultural business where you have potable water delivered and stored on your property, you will be in charge of water tank maintenance through the years. Even the slightest leak can be a costly problem for your business, so there may be a time when you have to seek the help of an industrial waterproofing contractor to help with leaks.

18 October 2016

Telltale Indications You're Facing Faulty Ductwork in Your Retail Store

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In a retail setting, keeping every employee and customer comfortable and warm through the winter will definitely be a top priority. Unfortunately, with all of the hustle and bustle of everyday business, the heating system and its components can be neglected through the years. One primary component of a commercial heat system that usually does not get enough attention is the ductwork. The ducts in your business serve the vital purpose of heat distribution, so with their having issues, you will definitely be facing a struggle.

18 October 2016