Why You Should Be Careful When Laser Cutting Brass

20 Sep

Some novice metal fabricators may not know that different metals present different challenges when they are being cut using a laser cutter. Such inexperienced fabricators may end up making costly mistakes, such as underestimating the cost of the job, when bidding for a project. This article discusses some risks that inexperienced fabricators should consider when […]

How to Recycle Your Old Concrete

3 Aug

If you are completing home renovation projects, you might end up with some leftover concrete that needs to be disposed of. However, you shouldn’t just throw it in your regular waste bin and have it picked up. Having rubble, such as with concrete, in landfills is becoming a growing a problem. Here are some ways […]

Considerations When Opting For Palisade Fencing

15 Jul

Some homeowners make the mistake of assuming that they can pick whatever kind of fence for their property. The truth of the matter is your choice of fencing will depend on what you need the fencing for. Do you want it for security or simply for aesthetic reasons? Maybe you would like it for both! […]

Reasons to Consider Using a Solar Water Pump

24 Jun

If you have additional components on your premises that require regular circulation of water, such as a swimming pool or a garden water feature, then you may require installing a water pump to ensure that they receive water on a regular basis. However, not many homeowners put much thought into the type of water pump […]

Eco-Friendly Ways of Managing Your Home’s Landscaping and Gardening

9 Jun

Not all methods of caring for your home’s landscaping and gardening are necessarily eco-friendly; certain weed killers can be somewhat toxic and will release harmful chemicals into the ground. Even pulling up too many plants can be harmful as this can expose the soil to the sun and allow too much moisture to run off, causing […]

How to Choose the Right Type of Scissor Lift for a Job

18 Apr

A scissor lift can be a great choice for working at any elevated height, as it is safer as a working platform than a ladder and doesn’t require the climbing needed with a scaffolding. A scissor lift also allows you to easily adjust the height of the working platform, making it more convenient to handle […]

Five Critical Tips for Avoiding Hydraulic Hose Damage

11 Apr

Hydraulic hoses allow hydraulic fluid to move between different components of your equipment, and if your hoses are damaged, you need to stop using them and repair them as soon as possible. Damaged hoses can leak dangerous fluid, and the pressurisation of their contents can cause accidents or injuries. Luckily, there are ways to avoid […]

How to Choose the Right Automotive Lift for Use at Home

7 Apr

Most commercial garages will be equipped with car lifts that pick the vehicle off the ground and make it easier for the mechanic to walk around freely under the car, and to access all its parts and systems. If you like to work on cars at home, you can have the same type of lift […]

Understanding Some Basic Terminology When Buying an Industrial Air Cannon

6 Apr

An industrial air cannon is often used to clear materials that get stuck in silos and other large bins, and they can also be used to help empty railcars that are delivering bulk materials. Some materials may get soft or sticky or otherwise become difficult to empty after having traveled any distance in a rail […]

Replacement Hydraulic Seals: Selecting Materials for Commercial Machinery

5 Apr

Hydraulic seals are critical in the operation of most modern commercial machinery, including industrial, construction and general warehousing equipment like forklift. These components are designed to prevent leaks between joints in the hoses, pipes and cylinders. If these are not secure, strong or are worn out, the operation of the machine will be compromised. This […]

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