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Six Tips to Help Hide Your Skip or Make It Less Noticable

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Worried that your skip is going to be an eyesore in front of your business or apartment block? If you are, there are many ways you can hide your skip or at least make it less noticeable. Take a look at these ideas: 1. Opt for a smaller skip. To make your skip less visually obtrusive, consider a smaller skip. Most skip hire companies offer their clients a range of sizes, including mini skips that are a bit more discreet than large skips.

22 August 2016

Create Custom Industrial Piping With Santoprene Extrusions

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Modern industry needs to meet exacting environmental standards and satisfy customers at the same time. This has spurred materials scientists and petrochemical companies to develop new thermoplastics that can handle demanding temperatures and high pressure conditions, while also being suitable for recycling and reshaping into different forms. In the past, this has been a difficult balance to strike, with recyclable materials often lacking the strength and flexibility required by industrial customers.

22 August 2016

A Few Tips to Ensure Your Metal Panel Fence is Always in Good Condition

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A metal panel fence can be a great choice for any yard; the panels offer privacy and security, while the metal is very durable and also a very unique choice. It's more difficult to cut metal panels than chain link, so you're less likely to have someone enter your property with solid panels, and they don't provide much of a toehold for potential intruders either. While a metal fence is very durable, it does need some maintenance and checking over the years to ensure it's always in good condition.

19 August 2016

How to Protect Yourself from Welding Fumes

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Different jurisdictions may have different regulations that are intended to protect fabricators from different risks, such as the risks of welding fumes at the workplace. However, it may be hard to enforce those regulations when hobbyists are engaged in DIY sheet metal fabrication tasks. This article discusses some tips that hobbyists can use in order to get the best performance from fume extraction guns during the welding process. Pause Frequently

19 August 2016

Pros vs. Cons of Custom Made Boxes

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Custom made boxes will benefit you for a few reasons. First, you need to picture your business and its shipping needs. Consider how often you need boxes to ship. If you don't need boxes very often, then going with a standard box is a better cost-efficient step for you. If you use boxes often, at the very least in a weekly manner, then it will be worth it for you to look into custom made boxes and their negatives and benefits.

19 August 2016

What You Should Know About Scrap Metal Recycling

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Scrap metal recycling is a way to get rid of any extra metal you have around the house, whether copper piping after you have your home's plumbing system renovated or you are removing the metal roofing panel from your house. Here are some things to know about scrap metal recycling. The Value is Based on the Type of Metal If you are wondering how much you will get for your scrap metal, you first need to figure out if you have ferrous or non-ferrous metal.

19 August 2016

Refrigerator Trends: Features to Look For When Buying a Refrigerator

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The refrigerator manufacturing industries has seen significant technological changes and innovations over the years. These innovations have brought about the introduction of modern-style refrigeration systems with sophisticated features, improved performance, increased energy efficiency, and versatility in applications. Whether you are looking to buy a new refrigerator for your home, eatery business, or other refrigeration purposes, you need to consider these latest features and components. Modular refrigerators Conventional refrigerators are usually available in standard heights and widths and come with permanently mounted freezers.

18 August 2016

Why You Should Avoid Welding Anodised Aluminium

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Anodising refers to the process by which a metal is placed in a chemical bath so that it forms an oxide coating on its surface. For instance, aluminium will form a dark-coloured coating of aluminium oxide. That coating is porous and can be dyed easily. However, anodising makes it hard to weld the metal. This article discusses why metal fabrication hobbyists should not try to weld car components made from anodised aluminium.

18 August 2016

Why Use a Resonance Conveyor?

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Why should you choose to use a resonance conveyor when there are other options? The reason is that the resonance conveyor differs from all the other options, bettering transportation of goods. First of all, this type of conveyor uses dual-mass vibration to achieve a larger result. Thrust springs create directed vibrations to certain areas of the machine. Using a frequency converter, the output of the conveyor can be modified. What makes this conveyor so beneficial to you?

17 August 2016

How to Ensure That Steel Spiral Ducting Will Not Corrode

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Spiral ducting has several benefits, such as providing superior airflow rates, over rectangular ducting. However, extra measures should be taken to protect steel spiral ducting from corrosion. This article discusses some of the measures that you can take to ensure that the steel spiral ducting in the HVAC system of your home doesn't corrode. Provide Adequate Ventilation HVAC ducting usually runs through tight spaces, such as the attic. Such a location may favour the action of agents of corrosion if preventive measures are not taken.

17 August 2016