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3 Reasons To Use Zinc Nickel Plating On Your Parts

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Adding a zinc plating to parts increases their strength and longevity. However, not all zinc coatings work in exactly the same way or give the same levels of protection. If you’re looking for the most robust option, then a mixed zinc and nickel plating could suit your needs. Here, zinc is mixed with a percentage of nickel before being applied to a part. What are the benefits of using this alloy?…

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3 Safety Tips for Summer Propane Gas Use

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Summer is an incredibly popular time for road trips and cookouts. If you have opted out of using an electric grill this year and will be using a propane gas grill instead, then you will need to head to the local propane gas filling station for fuel. When grilling, propane gas is a cleaner source of fuel than charcoal, but it can be dangerous if it is not used properly. Keep reading to learn three safety tips for using propane gas this summer.…

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Choosing the Right Custom Truck Body for Your Needs

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When you are considering a new truck body for your work truck, there are some great options available, but having a custom aluminum truck body built for your truck could be the perfect solution. There are some benefits to going the custom body route that can make the purchase worthwhile. 1. Weight of the Body If you are considering a new service body for your truck, a custom aluminum truck body can save you a lot of weight on the chassis.…

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Top Reasons Why Ceramic Foundry Sand Is Popular For Manufacturing

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When you think about sand, you might think about the sand that you find on the beach. You might even think about the sand that is used for landscaping or crafts. However, there is one type of sand that is commonly used in the manufacturing industry: ceramic foundry sand. Even if you’re involved in the manufacturing industry, you might not be accustomed to using ceramic foundry sand, and you might not even know much about it.…

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Top Things To Inquire About When Asking About A Milling Machine Shop's Equipment

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If you are going to be using the services of a milling machine shop sometime soon, then you will probably want to choose the machine shop that has the right equipment. If you inquire about the following things when asking about a milling machine shop’s equipment, then you can be sure that you are hiring the right shop for the milling work that you need to have done. Do They Have Both Vertical and Horizontal Milling Capabilities?…

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The Water Pump Troubleshooting Guide To Determine Why You Do Not Have Water Pressure

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If you have a water pump that is causing pressure loss, this can be due to many issues. Sometimes, the problem is due to pipes and connections, air getting in the system, or the turbine inside the pump being clogged with debris. It can also be problems with a worn motor, dirty parts, and other issues that may require professional help to repair. No matter what the problem with your water pump is, you will want to be able to troubleshoot the issue causing you to lose water pressure.…

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4 Wood Railing Alternatives To Makeover Your Deck With Modern Durable Materials That Last A Lifetime

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If you have an old deck with worn decking boards and railings that are falling off, you are going to need to renovate the structure. This can include replacing decking and structural improvements, as well as installing new railings. The new railings should be modern and durable materials. The following wood railing alternatives are some of the options you want to consider replacing old materials with new railings that will last a lifetime:…

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Where To Find The Fasteners You Need For Your Business

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Fasteners are everywhere we look, and there are so many different screws, bolts, and nuts used for so many things that it would be hard to find one place that sells all of them. When you need a specialty fastener or even a common on in large quantities, you may need to order them or even consider having them made for you. Industrial Fastener Suppliers Finding the right fastener for the job is often just about finding a supplier that has or can make your fastener.…

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A Guide To Buying And Using Angle Heads

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In order to get the most out of your industrial machinery, you’ll need to get to know even the smallest parts and how they can sometimes make the biggest difference. This is especially true when it comes to angle heads. Angle heads are the fixtures that allow you to manage your machining work with precision. No matter what sort of work you offer, you will need to consistently look into the different angle heads available so that you are making your workflow more efficient as a whole.…

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Six Things To Keep In Mind When You're Replacing Your Steam Generator

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A steam generator is an essential piece of equipment at many industrial and manufacturing facilities. If your facility’s steam generator is in need of replacement, it’s important that you select, design, and install your steam generation system properly to maximize efficiency and productivity. The following are six things you need to keep in mind when you’re replacing your steam generator.  Re-evaluate the size of your unit A steam generator replacement is a good chance to re-evaluate the sizing of your unit.…

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