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Safety gloves advice in the palm of your hands
September 3, 2014 by Avenue Industrial Supply Co. Ltd.

Personal protective equipment including safety gloves is not only a wise investment for an employer to make for their employees, it’s also the law. The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires workers in Ontario…

Break new ground on arc welding grounding safety basics
September 2, 2014 by Lincoln Electric (Canada)

Electricians. Electrical engineers. Construction workers. Welders. “One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just doesn’t belong.” Can you tell which thing is not like the others by…

Become a high flyer using high-frequency tools
September 2, 2014 by Fein Power Tool Company

Would you prefer power tools with enough juice similar to military airplane or a toaster? While the answer may seem obvious, understand the basics and benefits of high-frequency tools before you wield all…

Use the brazing process to boost your metalworking applications
August 29, 2014 by Fusion Inc

What do pipes, bicycle kickstands and the base of a light bulb all have in common? Each of these mechanisms is manufactured using the brazing process. Brazing is a metalworking process designed to…

Two ways to use continuous vertical conveyors to your advantage
August 29, 2014 by Wecon Systems Ltd.

Bulk material handling facilities don’t always have bulk sized work areas to convey products between different levels inside a building. When space is tight, a continuous vertical conveyor is just right. Distribution warehouses,…

Troubleshoot your way out of industrial exhauster performance troubles
August 29, 2014 by N.R. Murphy Limited

Breathe a sigh of relief knowing industrial exhausters help to provide a continuous flow of clean air when you enter a commercial building. Inside the walls of an industrial plant or warehouse facility,…

Why hose reels are not just for the welding industry anymore
August 28, 2014 by Reelcraft Industries Inc.

Imagine a firefighter getting tangled in a fire hose while trying to extinguish a blazing building? Think about the auto body shop technician performing brake surface work, precariously balancing a surplus of an…

Why advanced ceramics isn’t what you think it is
August 28, 2014 by Astro Met Inc

From the floor tiles people walk on, to ceramic knives top chefs cut food, to the biomedical implants surgeons transplant, advanced ceramics applications run the gamut of commonplace to specialized. Whether you’ve taken…

Pinch valve info in a cinch
August 28, 2014 by ASCO Numatics – Div. of Emerson Electric

Do you remember when watering the lawn with a garden hose, trying to stretch it for that last bit of pull while reaching the front or back porch, it had a kink in…

The five best traits of aluminized steel
August 28, 2014 by Block Steel Corp.

Aluminized steel is one tough alloy that can stand the heat, even in the kitchen.   Officially known as ASTM-A463, aluminized steel combines anti-corrosion excellence aluminum provides with the bonus of the strength…

How hygienic filters and strainers provide a particle-free work zone
August 27, 2014 by York Fluid Controls Ltd

More than any other industries, the food and beverage, biotech and pharmaceutical sectors have zero room for error when it comes to preparing sanitary food and drug products for human consumption. Critical applications…

Fun facts about felt liners, wool insoles and feet all rolled into one
August 27, 2014 by Brand Felt of Canada Ltd.

Did you know that you have 26 bones in your foot and ankle? Double that to 52 bones for a pair of feet sustaining tons of pressure each day. In tandem with your…

Why you should transition from a conventional industrial oven to a customized one
August 27, 2014 by Eastman Manufacturing Inc.

Mass-produced industrial ovens are good. But customized industrial ovens are even better. When your clients need specialized components or parts produced in an industrial oven system, having a customized oven ensures your business…

Two reasons why most steam traps fail
August 27, 2014 by Keystone Steam Supplies

Steam traps (also known as condensate traps) are key valve components within steam systems used for applications in industries, including chemical, energy, food and beverage, plastics and petroleum sectors. A steam trap is a type…

Two signs your mist eliminator and business’ bottom line are out of sync
August 26, 2014 by Aeroex Technologies Inc.

Mist eliminators make lungs and the environment a happy place. Since its creation more than 70 years ago, mist eliminators aim to reduce harmful inhalation and emission of contaminates inside industrial or manufacturing…

Your top 10 questions answered about overhead crane systems
August 26, 2014 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Metropolitan skylines typically have one thing in common: an abundance of cranes constructing new residential and commercial developments. While sometimes they may seem like obtrusive obstructions hanging over urbanites heads, these are not…

What makes for a really good bellow?
August 26, 2014 by Shaver Industries Inc.

Bellows are staple protective components manufactured mostly for mechanical and industrial applications.  Constructed with a multitude of materials, including brass, fabric, plastic, rubber and steel, bellows are economically efficient solutions; they shield moving…

Do more material handling applications in less time with vertical storage carousels
August 25, 2014 by Norpak Handling Limited

Vertical storage carousels are one of the many automated storage and delivery system solutions manufacturers are capitalizing on to promote maximum efficiency and productivity for all types of industrial material handling applications. See how…

Two steps for putting fiberglass lamination into action
August 25, 2014 by Precisioneering DKG

From planes, trains and automobiles, fiberglass lamination is a plastics fabrication technique used to reinforce material surfaces, whether it is an airplane nose cone, a passenger train seat or the interior panel of…

Master mechanical refrigeration cycle basics in five simple steps
August 25, 2014 by Berg Chilling Systems Inc

How does a nice warm bowl of ice cream for dessert sound? Or perhaps you would prefer a lukewarm cup of jello instead? Neither? Didn’t think so. Proper refrigeration of perishable food and…

High performance petrolatum tape: a foolproof way for achieving perfect piping protection
August 25, 2014 by Denso North America Inc

Underground and underwater pipeline applications in the construction, oil and gas, and wastewater industries benefit immensely from corrosive prevention products engineered to protect pipes and fittings from environmental stress and damage. One such…

The Mod-Tronic Squad: the all-star lineup of industrial sensor manufacturers
August 22, 2014 by Mod-Tronic Instruments Ltd.

At Mod-Tronic, we value our all-star line up of our trusted manufacturing partners that form a part of our spectacular supply chain for more than four decades. As a leading representative and distributor…

Top five quick fixes to solve industrial marking machine challenges
August 22, 2014 by Sprinter Marking Inc.

The best industrial marking machines leave a lasting impression. Any industrial marking equipment can create marks of dates, prices, logos or symbols onto paper, metal, glass or film surfaces. What makes an indelible…

Press Release: HARTING names Claude Langlois new Sales Director for Canada
August 22, 2014 by Harting Canada Inc

Montreal, QC, August 2014 – HARTING has appointed veteran sales executive Claude Langlois as Sales Director for Canada, heading up its expanding sales and customer engagement for the Canadian market. Langlois will be based…

Eight steps on how to attract the right industrial magnet
August 22, 2014 by Magnetool Inc

Industrial magnets attract a lot of power in the manufacturing sector. Industrial electromagnetic and electro-permanent mechanisms are used to draw in or repel sizable metal or steel objects. Manufacturing applications requiring lifting, holding,…

Must know tips on selecting the best elastomeric rubber seals technology
August 22, 2014 by Pawling Engineered Products Inc.

Selecting the correct elastomeric technology for your industrial rubber sealing application is an important part of the overall design and manufacture process. Important criteria to consider when choosing the most appropriate elastomeric rubber…

Mixology 101: the best industrial mixing advice your business should take
August 21, 2014 by Admix Inc

While it’s always 5 p.m. somewhere in the world, this article is not about creating the perfect happy hour cocktail. However, a well-blended concoction is germane to the point of this piece on…

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, Inc

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…