Nowadays, engineering plastics are used for wider applications in the manufacturing and heavy equipment industries. Unlike conventional plastics, engineering plastics are structurally strong. The plastics are mostly used in the production of heavy lifting equipment, manufacturing equipment, and rolling mills. They are fabricated to meet certain application requirements. The industrial equipment made with engineering plastics have become a superior choice over equipment made with metals or stainless steel. This is because the plastics have high standards for durability, safety, and reliability. [Read More]
Follow These 4 Tips for a Durable Timber Deck
Some people may think that the maintenance costs of timber decking are all unavoidable, but such people may not know that those maintenance costs can be directly linked to some mistakes or omissions during the installation of that timber deck. This article discusses some tips that you can implement in order to incur lower timber-deck maintenance costs later on. Stagger the Nails Avoid placing the nails in the deck joist in a single line. [Read More]
What to Look For When Buying a Used Shipping Container for Storage
Used shipping containers make for great onsite or offsite storage facilities, as they're very strong and durable and meant to protect the items inside. They're also usually very affordable and can easily be transported to a jobsite, warehouse and the like; they are ready for use once they arrive so you don't need to worry about any fabrication or finishing work for your unit. When you are ready to buy a used shipping container for storage, note a few features to look for so you know you get the right one for your needs. [Read More]
When Should You Choose an Air Cannon Versus Vibration Equipment for Materials Flow?
Materials flow refers to how quickly and easily materials can be emptied from a rail car, silo, or other such holding bin. Materials flow can sometimes be a problem, as certain raw materials may stick to each other, cling to the walls of a holding bin, or clog the chute or hopper as they're being emptied. You can typically use vibration equipment that is attached to the sides of such bins in order to shake loose the materials, or use an air cannon that blasts a quick shot of air in order to break up such blockages. [Read More]