Talking About Industrial Metalworking Equipment

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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3 Reasons Your Company Needs To Invest In Custom Rubber Bushings

Sourcing the various components that are used to create your final product is an important job. Without the highest quality rubber components, your product might not perform as expected. If you rely on rubber bushings as part of your manufacturing processes, investing in custom products is the only way to go. 

Here are three reasons why custom rubber bushings can help you create a final product that will exceed your customers’ expectations.

1. Custom rubber bushings are built to your exact specifications.

When it comes to manufacturing a high-quality product, having rubber bushings that create an airtight seal another during assembly is critical. Instead of trying to design your assembly process around a standard issue rubber bushing, invest in a custom part that will meet your exact specifications.

Custom rubber bushings allow you to streamline the production process by providing you with components that need no modification during the assembly …

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The 3 Main Types Of PEX Plumbing

PEX plumbing, which stands for polyethylene cross-linked plumbing, is an alternative type of plumbing material that is made out of flexible plastic tubing. The flexibility of PEX pipes means that the installation process is a lot easier, and since they are made out of plastic, soldering and joining is unnecessary. However, besides these key features, there are several different types of PEX plumbing, each of which is suited for a different application and carries a distinctive set of advantages. Understanding the different types of PEX piping which are available can help you choose the one that best suits your project’s needs.

Non-Oxygen Barrier PEX Pipes

Non-oxygen barrier PEX pipes are the most common type of PEX plumbing available, as they also tend to be the most affordable. They are ideal for most plumbing applications within your home, including carrying both drinking and hot water.

However, non-oxygen barrier PEX pipes need …

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