What’s The Difference Between Compression Springs And Gas Struts?

11 January 2023
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Are you looking for a tool that can exert a certain amount of force in an industrial application? If so, you may be looking at two separate types of spring that, while they may be similar in nature, have a fundamental difference. So, what are the differences between the compression spring and its counterpart, the gas spring (often referred to as a gas strut)?     Spring Versatility Springs have widespread applications throughout industry and commerce. Read More 

3 Tips for Successful Oil Flushing for Your Industrial Equipment

22 September 2022
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Does your industrial machinery rely on fluid systems to operate? If the answer is yes, performing regular oil flushing during maintenance processes can help boost their lifespan and performance. Often, industrial fluid systems experience dirt and contaminant build-up that impact their optimum functionality. Additionally, oil residues might result in subsequent equipment damage over time. Because of this, it's essential to flush these systems regularly to guarantee their optimal performance and functionality. Read More 

What Type Of Drill Bit Is Best For Your New Project?

7 June 2022
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

If you have decided to take up a new hobby where you will spend a lot of time making a variety of products, you may be thinking about your tooling needs. You will have to purchase many different machines and hand tools but will also need to buy a selection of drill bits. While you may have thought that one particular style or type of drill bit could suffice for a range of different tasks, you may have to carefully consider the materials as well as the coating applied to these bits. Read More 

All About Powder Coating: Thermoplastic Vs. Thermoset Powder Coatings

10 March 2022
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Powder coating is one of the most popular finishing techniques in metal fabrication and other industries. It has many benefits over conventional finishing methods, including efficiency, durability, cost-effectiveness, quality, environmental friendliness and versatility in options. As the name implies, the technique involves applying dry powder electrostatically on surfaces like metal, plastic and concrete, then curing it under heat to create high-quality finishes. Generally, powder coating can be done in two primary ways: thermoplastic powder coating and thermoset powder coating. Read More 

Critical Inspection Areas of an Industrial Metal Water Tank

14 December 2021
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Water reservoirs are an integral piece of equipment for industrial facilities that use significant amounts of water for their operations. Water tanks are excellent reservoirs, particularly those made from metal. Notably, metallic water tanks can hold more water than any other type, making them ideal industrial operations. Moreover, industrial plants can easily move metal water tanks from one location to another. That said, metal water tanks require periodic inspections to establish their condition and ensure optimal performance. Read More