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Four ways to make your linear belt drive more efficient
August 21, 2014 by Brecoflex Co L L C

Linear belt drives keep machinery, equipment and tools on the straight and arrow path providing motion in a straight line. The sliding doors or vertical blind treatments in your home or office that…

Five industrial wire cloth weave techniques that successful industries use
August 21, 2014 by Wire Cloth Manufacturers Inc

Industrial wire cloths are staple pieces of sturdy materials used in hardware, industrial, mechanical and utility applications. Available in heavy industrial grade materials, including aluminum, copper and stainless steel, industrial wire cloths are…

Industrial wire ropes: five little known facts
August 21, 2014 by Bergen Cable Technology LLC

Wire ropes are essential to the precise functioning of electronic and mechanical instruments. Engineered mainly for industries, including aerospace, defense, medical and transportation, wire ropes are the fine, yet formidable connections with meticulous…

Four sensor options that are just right for your industrial needs
August 20, 2014 by Wenglor Sensoric Canada Inc

The main components of industrial grade sensors include a sensor, signal processor and transmitter. Generally, sensors are devices that mimic highly sensitive people: they react to changes within the atmosphere, have a low…

The complete beginners’ guide to custom springs
August 20, 2014 by Springs & Things Inc

Custom industrial springs were born with a special purpose above and beyond traditional springs. Besides bearing a cylindrical or conical resemblance to their distant cousins of conventional springs, custom springs have distinct features…

Four powerful ways to boost your industrial lubricant performance
August 20, 2014 by Rotem Industrial Products Inc

At Rotem Industrial Products, we believe in building relationships with our valued customers. What we also believe in is building supplier relationship excellence. So, it’s important to recognize the invaluable commitment our supply…

Need an air compressor? Ask yourself these questions first
August 20, 2014 by Festo Inc

Thinking of going on an air compressor shopping spree for your business? Specialized automation functions need certain types of air compressors that consistently fulfill the required specifications depending on the size, frequency and demands of…

Three secrets to discover from industrial machining experts
August 19, 2014 by Collison-Goll Ltd

Precision machining specialists at Collison Goll want the absolute best for our industrial clients. While custom machinists are expected to work with finesse around lathes, mills and grinders to manufacture high quality metal…

How carburizing, carbonitriding and vacuum heat treatment will increase product life and tooling productivity
August 19, 2014 by A & M Heat Treating Ltd.

Vacuum heat treatment is an industrial thermal process used by specialists to change metal or steel properties in order to boost its anti-corrosion or material features. Various time cycles at prescribed temperature settings, which…

Master your metering pump knowledge for industrial wastewater treatment applications
August 19, 2014 by Prominent Fluid Controls Ltd

Process metering pumps are vital pieces of equipment used in industries that involve applications that either use corrosive, flammable, toxic or voluminous liquids under volatile pressures or escalated temperatures. Industries including chemical, petrochemical,…

New to calibration? Here are the 5Ws on what you need to know
August 18, 2014 by Chevrier Instruments Inc.

When you step onto a bathroom scale to check your weight, did you ever do a double take when the number that is staring back at you seems inaccurate? Whether the number was…

Five metal stamping qualities your industrial application should have
August 18, 2014 by Arc-Fil Products Ltd

Products such as garment hangers, door hooks and drawer handles are just some examples of the common, everyday products designed and engineered by stamping manufacturers for a wide assortment of industries. Don’t get…

Three highly effective habits of pneumatic torque wrenches
August 18, 2014 by McCann Equipment Ltd

Pneumatic torque tools are staple pieces of equipment for the serious industrial manufacturer in application-demanding industries from automotive to transportation.  A pneumatic torque wrench is a member of the pneumatic tools family, which…

We come bearing gifts: a user’s quick reference guide to bearing types
August 18, 2014 by Falpaco Rubber and Plastics Inc.

The range of bearings is extensive as is the limitless amount of applications they can be used in. Simply put, the most common types of bearings include ball (used for small applications that…

Why all bus shelters are not created equal
August 18, 2014 by Canada Kiosk

Back to school season is on the horizon, and before you know it, the leaves turn, signaling that colder temperatures will be with us once again. While some kids are fortunate enough to…

The glass is half full with these time saving tips on glass tubing end finishes
August 15, 2014 by Pegasus Glass

Industrial glass manufacturing is an art and science. Industrial glass manufacturers use advanced glass tubing and capillary technologies to create thousands of custom glass products for the most commonplace use to the most…

Quiz: which custom foam personality type are you?
August 15, 2014 by Custom Foam Systems Ltd.

Protective packaging, medical devices, specialty foam pillows and mattresses are some of the most popular types customized foam products enjoyed daily by millions of people worldwide. Polyurethane components and materials are used to…

How rubber bumpers are making the world a better place
August 14, 2014 by Cords Canada Ltd.

Have you ever accidentally stubbed your toe against the sofa in your living room or an office desk at work? As you silently writhed in pain, did you ever think that the initial…

Why rotational moulding will change your life
August 14, 2014 by Carris Rotational Moulders Inc

Without rotational moulding techniques to make plastic moulded products, plants wouldn’t have planters to grow in, airplanes would remain grounded and Fido wouldn’t have a doghouse to sleep in.    Rotational moulding, often…

Rupture discs: types that you actually want to have your back
August 13, 2014 by Fike Canada Inc

Don’t crack under the pressure. Take a break to understand what rupture discs can do for your critical or demanding industrial application. The why and how of rupture discs Also known as bursting…

Screw feeders versus screw conveyors: what’s the difference?
August 13, 2014 by Continental Conveyor Ltd

Bulk material handling industries including construction, food processing, mining and pulp and paper depend heavily on industrial bulk material handling equipment such as screw feeders and screw conveyors.  From transporting grains to microscopic…

Corrugated plastic packaging: the single best logistics strategy revealed
August 13, 2014 by Enviro-Pack Material Handling Inc

Did you know that using corrugated plastic packaging can save your logistics business the precious and scarce resources of time, money and the environment? As with any organization, logistics companies are no exception…

The bare truth about bearings
August 12, 2014 by Motion Industries Canada

Everyday items such as inline roller skates, washing machines, even the Lazy Susan you use to pass the potatoes during your family dinner, benefits from the functionality of bearings. A bearing is a…

The Ten Commandments to increase the life expectancy of elastomeric expansion joints
August 11, 2014 by Hydro Silica Equipment Ltd

Like sand through the hourglass, so are the days of an elastomeric expansion joint’s life. Used to absorb shock in movement, to reduce machinery noise and to decrease stress loads, elastomeric expansion joints have a…

Get rid of sludge conveyor drive motor breakdowns once and for all
August 11, 2014 by Wainbee Limited

Tired of your sludge conveyor drive mucking up your business’ productivity? Sludge conveyor drives are essential pieces of wastewater treatment equipment prone to multiple, sustained breakdowns when the electric motor, the heart of…

Warning: your business is losing time and money by not using this type of digging bucket
August 11, 2014 by Gensco Equipment (1990) Inc

Operators of traditional clamshell buckets used in bulk material handling or construction applications depend on either a two or four rope style of buckets with circular shells attached to hydraulic cranes.  While a…

The anatomy of hydraulic pallet trucks
August 11, 2014 by Advance Shipping Supplies Inc

A hydraulic pallet truck, or also commonly known as a pallet jack, is a staple piece of industrial equipment used to lift and move pallets used in material handling applications. The structure of…

Get fired up with these six direct gas-fired air handling unit facts
August 8, 2014 by Canada Blower

Have you ever dissected a commercial or industrial HVAC system? To save you the trouble, trust that inside your HVAC you will find vital mechanisms containing a blower, dampers, heating or cooling components,…

Don’t let condensation be a drain: invest in automatic condensate drains
August 8, 2014 by Compair Canada Inc. div. of Gardner Denver

Prevent the accumulation of condensed materials to have a detrimental effect on the performance of your air compressor. During the compression process, particles, moisture and water vapour from the exterior can enter inside…

Are you flexible cable ready? You will be once you read this!
August 7, 2014 by Lapp Canada Inc

Similar to the muscle fibers bundled together in the human body that bends, twists and turns, so does flexible cable. Flexible cable is adaptable to move, curve and change directions when under extreme…