Talking About Industrial Metalworking Equipment

Septic Tank Maintenance Tips

Are you thinking about purchasing a home with a septic tank? Have you heard horror stories about septic tank maintenance and are now worried about potential problems? Fortunately, maintaining a septic tank doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are a few of the most common septic tank issues and what you can do to keep your system running smoothly:

Clogged discharge pipe: Water that enters a septic tank doesn’t stay in the tank forever. The waste water enters at one end and excess water is discharged into the ground at the other side. Between these two pipes, in the tank itself, solids settle out of this water and remain in the tank. Unfortunately, if these solids contain excess grease or inorganic compounds, they may not settle out correctly. As a result, they may block the flow of the discharged water, either within the tank itself or in the drainage field. …

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Two Important Factors To Consider When Choosing Pipe Fittings

Pipe fittings play an integral part in the functionality of your pipes as the wrong fitting selection can cause poor water flow and a number of other issues. For this reason, it’s imperative that you make the right selection. While there is a host of considerations to look at when making your choice, the material of the fitting and its style are two of the most important factors to consider.

Material

When shopping for pipe fittings, you will be presented with a number of options. Some of these options include galvanized steel, brass, alloy and copper, as well as reinforced plastic options like ABS and PVC. When it comes to choosing an option, it’s not as simple as saying one option is better than the other – the better solution is to choose a fitting that is constructed from the same material as the pipes that you will be using …

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Need Hose Fittings? Be Sure You’re Pairing Them Properly

When it comes to choosing the right fittings for your hoses, there’s a lot that goes into choosing the proper pairing. Just because the fitting and the hose look like they go together doesn’t mean they’re designed to work as a team. Coupling the wrong fitting to the hose you’re working with could spell disaster for you, especially if the two aren’t compatible. Here’s a quick guide to help you choose the right fitting for the job.

Size

Size is one of the first things you should consider when pairing hose to fitting. Without the proper fittings, leaks could occur, which could lead to hazardous conditions. When determining the proper size match, you should consider the following specifications:

  • Inner dimensions
  • Outer dimensions
  • Length of the assembly

Temperature

In addition to finding the right size for your pairing, you also need to consider the temperatures that the equipment will be exposed …

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Things You Should Know About A Faulty Industrial Air Compressor

Are you trying to decide if it is time for you to invest in a new industrial air compressor for your business or not? If the air compressor has been malfunctioning a lot, you might just need to get it repaired by a professional contractor to resolve the problem. Below, you will gain more insight on what can go wrong with an industrial air compressor so you will know if yours will only need a repair.

Why Does the Air Compressor Trip the Circuit Breaker?’

One of the possible causes for an industrial air compressor to make a circuit breaker trip is when there is a short in the power cord. You might be able to spot a problem with the wiring in the power cord on your own. Look at the cord and see if it has melted or become discolored. If there is nothing wrong with the power …

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How To Avoid Extra Dumpster Rental Charges

Spring is commonly the best time of year for some house cleaning and home renovation projects. Unfortunately, such home improvement chores generate a lot of debris which often necessitates that you get a dumpster rental to help haul away the mess.

Typically, you will be able to get most kinds of dumpster service at a flat fee, but there could be some extra charges incurred depending on how you use the dumpster. In this article, you will learn simple tips to help you save on additional roll off dumpster charges.

Order in advance and call for pickup

Some dumpster service companies will usually have an additional fee for a dumpster ordered at the last minute. Be sure to plan your schedule and determine exactly when you will need the dumpster rental delivered so you can make your order in advance to save on any additional charges and avoid the last minute …

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A Guide To Maintaining Cartridge Heaters

When you work in the industrial field, you know that your equipment must always be a top-notch. In no other case is this more true than when using cartridge heaters. These cartridge heaters are the critical element that provides heat to many heavy industrial equipment applications within a warehouse. Because of this, you will need to follow some maintenance tips that will be useful in this regard. Keep these points handy and use them in order to make the absolute most of your cartridge heaters.

Do your best to properly store the cartridge heaters

When you want to keep your cartridge heaters durable for as long as you own them, you owe it to yourself store them in a dry location. Prolonged moisture can be damaging to these cartridge heater units and will make it difficult for you to receive any measure of efficiency from these cartridge heaters. You should …

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