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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 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…

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…

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…

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…

How locomotion maintenance can make you a better driver of your business
August 6, 2014 by Merrilees Andrew Ltd.

Next time you travel the rails at high speeds through the cityscape or countryside on a long-distance train, take a moment to reflect on how this locomotive wonder transports you. From the air…

Fruit and vegetable industrial brushes: what everyone ought to know
August 6, 2014 by Associated Industrial Brush Co. Ltd.

According to Health Canada’s Food Guide, the average adult needs to eat anywhere between 7-10 servings of vegetables and fruit per day. Before taking a bite into nature’s candy, and even before you…

Industrial food hoses: a hose by any other name would dispense as well
August 5, 2014 by Jason Industrial (Canada) Ltd.

Consistent quality is vital when it comes to industrial food hoses: the taste, freshness and flavour of food on the pallet are determined when edible products are dispensed. Industrial food hoses are must-have…

Vibratory finishing: a simple FAQ guide
August 4, 2014 by Vibra Finish Limited

Need to feel the vibratory finishing vibe? Get up to speed with this simple frequently asked questions guide on vibratory finishing essentials. What is vibratory finishing? Classified as a mass finishing application, industrial vibratory…

Shot peening: separating facts from fiction
August 1, 2014 by Obertec Limited

Shot peening is a metalworking technique used to improve the look and finish of surfaces. The modification of metal properties is achieved by shooting sphere-shaped beads (referred to as media) with extreme force…

The top three picks in industrial air tools and hydraulic equipment: if our favourite brand names were superheroes
August 1, 2014 by McBurney Sales & Service

Industrial machine shops must rely on professional, well-established and trusted air tool equipment that can deliver consistently high quality results each and every time. Selecting prime industrial equipment is a skill especially when…

Industrial sheet metal cutting: the insider’s quick and dirty version
August 1, 2014 by Matritech Inc.

Industrial sheet metal cutting is a specialized application that offers the greatest results in accuracy, appearance, flexibility and speed. While the machine cutting options used by manufacturers of industrial sheet metal fabrication can vary (CNC…

Why your gas sensor placement is missing the mark (and how to fix it!)
August 1, 2014 by Arjay Engineering Ltd.

The proper location of a gas detector can mean the difference between safety and danger when harmful gases are leaked within a confined area. Factors such as the source and density of gas,…

Why your tractor tire chains may be your weakest links
July 30, 2014 by Walco Equipment Ltd

Agricultural tractor tire chains need to perform without a hitch as an all-seasonal necessity for the serious farmer — whether in the driest or in the coldest conditions. Rain, sleet, snow or ice cannot…

Buying an industrial grade blower? Here’s what to look for!
July 30, 2014 by Northern Industrial Supply Co. (NISCO)

Blowers are mechanisms that move gas and air. Centrifugal, axial, rotary and positive displacement blowers are only a handful of industrial blowers circulating in the market. Need to find a high-pressure blower in…

The ultimate advanced sealing products cheat sheet
July 30, 2014 by Canada Rubber Group Inc.

So, you received a large gasket order from a discount supplier for your automotive business. You expected that bulk buying would lead to cost saving — only to find out that the quantity…

Blown an industrial gasket? Top three ways you can tell
July 30, 2014 by Specialty Gaskets Inc

Faulty gaskets are a common occurrence in older model vehicles, industrial machinery and heavy equipment. Gaskets are made from materials such as fiberglass, metal or plastic, which are used to ensure that a…

Why we love mechanical springs (and why you should too!)
July 30, 2014 by Bohne Spring Industries Ltd.

Everyone loves to have a spring in their step. Why not put a mechanical spring into your next project to help improve its performance? At Bohne Spring Industries Ltd., we love to make high quality…

Mobile electrification systems: what the world would be like without them
July 30, 2014 by Conductix-Wampfler

Ever wonder what it would be like if we were left on our own devices to move ourselves from point A to point B? Mobile electrification systems are what get people and objects…



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