21 November 2016
The identification of thread sizes is a fundamental skill for anyone involved in inspection and quality-control efforts. Not being able to determine the size of a thread makes it impossible to make accurate assessments about its suitability for use. Fortunately, thread-size identification is not a difficult task, and it can be accomplished with a minimum of practice. Below are the essential tools you will need as well as how to perform the necessary measurements.
23 May 2016
Designing plastic parts for a new piece of manufacturing equipment or a new consumer product usually starts with material selection since the particular thermoplastic you choose determines the limits for the injection mold. Nylon 6, also known as polyamide 6, is a popular choice for all sorts of internal moving parts like bushings and gears in small equipment. Before settling on this plastic as your preferred material, carefully compare both the advantages and disadvantages that come along with it.
12 May 2016
Using caster wheels on carpet can be tricky, but with the right wheels and the right environment, you can easily combine casters and carpet. Whether you are pushing a cart full of books through a library, rolling a chair to the next cubicle at your office, or using caster wheels in any other capacity, you need them to be smooth and fast. Here are some essential tips to achieving and maintaining speed and mobility on carpet:
5 May 2016
When you're ready to expand your landscape contracting business into the realm of commercial properties, you need a unique way to get your foot in the door with property managers. Offering a service to install outdoor meeting spaces -- just the right size for working sessions, briefings and lunch breaks -- could well be the answer. Owners and managers of established corporate campuses and office complexes are looking for ways to attract new tenants and keep existing leaseholders happy.
27 April 2016
As the weather warms up, you may be looking for ways to enhance your property and take advantage of the outdoor space. The spring season is an ideal time to build or repair your own deck on the home. As you plan the construction project, there are a number of situations and processes to consider. Instead of struggling through specific elements, you can rent a variety of contractor equipment and tools to help you through the job.
21 April 2016
Air compressors have a wide range of uses, from inflating the tires on your truck to powering a jackhammer. This means there are also many different types of air compressors. So when it comes to filling your paintball gun, you may be left scratching your head. If you have ever wondered if an industrial air compressor can be used for your paintball gun, keep reading. Paintball guns, known as a paintball marker in the field, require high-pressure air or carbon dioxide to propel plastic paint-filled balls through the air.
4 August 2015
If you manage a large facility that requires comfort heating, such as a hospital or nursing home, failure of your heating system could be a potential health risk. It's important to understand what your options are for providing temporary heating while your main heating system is being repaired or replaced, or for times when your current heating system is unable to keep up with the demands Old Man Winter places on it.