industrial--manufacturing

Home Brewing and The Search for Proper Crates

If you are an avid fan of home brewing and pride yourself as a connoisseur of all your home brews, you probably have encountered the problem of sourcing for crates. Home brewers can confidently say that the joy of the entire process ends with your brews well bottled and packed in the appropriate crates. Unfortunately, finding crates isn't always an easy undertaking for many brewers. The worst case scenario is finding crates that end up being inappropriate for your brews. Read More 

Answering Some Commonly Asked Questions About Salvaged Timber

Salvaged timber can be a good choice for those who are very eco-conscious but who still want to use timber for a home flooring, kitchen benchtops, and the like. Salvaged timber can often be found in lumberyards and at stores that specialize in reselling salvaged pieces. Note a few questions you might have about salvaged timber and its use in your home, so you know what to look for and if this is the right choice for your project. Read More 

Engineer’s Scrapers: Comparing the Different Types of Tools

The scraper is an essential and highly beneficial engineering tool in the manufacturing process of metal products. This is a finishing implement which eliminates high or rough spots from the machined surfaces. Consequently, the finished metal product will have true flat services for better performance. The engineer's scraper is particularly useful for metal components which will connect with other surfaces. This is because high spots on such a surface will cause abrasion and generate friction. Read More 

Four Ways to Prevent Powder Coating Contamination During Its Application

A powder coating finish is one of the most preferred finishes by manufacturers as well as consumers mainly due to its high quality, resistance to corrosion and durability. Irrespective of the above qualities, a powder coating finish is prone to getting defects that are a result of contamination by various environmental conditions as well as elements present in the coating booth. It is essential to note that the contamination can take place anywhere in between the preparation of the powder coating to its application on a product. Read More 

Cooling Tower: Promoting Optimal Long-Term Performance

Cooling towers are ideal devices for use in diverse industrial and commercial cooling applications. These structures are primarily used in rejecting waste heat from industrial operations and machinery, but they are also popularly used in discharging heat from HVAC systems in large commercial buildings. In general, cooling towers are designed and built to withstand heavy usage. However, the durability of the structure will ultimately depend on the system design and maintenance practices. Read More