Industrial Manufacturing

  • Benefits Of Using Copper Press Fittings Over Other Types Of Metal Press Fittings

    Press fittings fit over the ends of cables, wires, and/or pipes, depending on the categorical type of fitting you are using. Then they are pinched closed around the cable, wire, or pipe. Using copper press fittings over other metal fittings (e.g., aluminum, nickel, etc.) has its benefits, as you will see below.  Conduct Electricity Well Copper conducts electrical current well. You should also know that a press fitting on the end of an electrical wire makes for the perfect conduit between the wire an the insertion of that end of the wire into a fuse box or electrical outlet connector.
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  • Three Reasons For Buying And Using Angle Head Bits In Your Machining Shop

    Many industrial and manufacturing plants have a machining area where even the tiniest of details are added to a product. Small holes for tiny screws, precision cuts of small pieces, and even micro-tooling are par for the course when clients/consumers request it. If your micro-machining equipment could use a leg up, consider purchasing and using angle heads, which are bit holders that help pivot machining bits at different angles. Here are some reasons why you should buy and use these angle heads.
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  • 3 Key Tips When Purchasing A Card Creasing Machine

    If you're needing to fold coated papers in a professional manner, then you'll want to invest in a card creasing machine. They can make this folding task easy and safe to complete. As long as you remember these tips, buying one of these machines will be a smooth process.  Decide Between Automatic and Manual Design In terms of how creasing machines operate, there are primarily two designs. These include manual and automatic.
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  • Common Materials Added To Alloy Steel Forgings

    Alloyed steel is often used in forgings. They use a range of engineering alloys that can be heat-treated to be given a broad range of mechanical properties. There are several materials that can be added to an alloy steel forging to create different types of forgings. Silicon and Nickel Silicon and nickel are used to increase the retention of ductility and to improve the resistance to impact. Silicon is sometimes added to steel because it will give the steel magnetic properties.
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  • Why Engineered Wood Products Are Eco-Friendly

    You might be anti-wood building materials because you are "pro-tree," but there are wood-like products out there that might change your mind. These engineered wood products are more eco-friendly than you might imagine. Here are some reasons why these products are perfect for tree lovers like yourself.  Engineered Wood Made of Scraps Some engineered wood is made of scraps of other wood and sawdust. Usually, these leftover wood products are thrown away, but they can be made into wood panels to be used for constructing things like cabinets and shelving.
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  • Overhead Cranes: Technicalities, Truths, And Myths

    Cranes are useful in so many settings and in so many ways. To call a crane an overhead crane is a matter of a technicality, a truth, and a myth all rolled into one. To explain this better, the following is provided.  Technically, All Cranes Are "Overhead" Cranes Technically, any crane that lifts anything over your head is an "overhead" crane. All cranes lift things over people's heads; that is just what cranes do.
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