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Three ways to keep your conveyor clean
November 20, 2014 by Associated Industrial Brush Co. Ltd.

Many industrial environments rely on conveyors to efficiently move materials from one location to another. If the systems aren’t properly maintained, though, the result is often downtime. And just like that, the company…

How to achieve high quality and efficiencies in production
November 20, 2014 by Eastman Manufacturing Inc.

Reliable paint finishing equipment is essential in the production of high-quality products.  What features should you look for in paint finishing equipment?  You want it to be efficient and deliver high-quality results, according to…

Condition monitoring keeps machinery running at top performance
November 19, 2014 by Wainbee Limited

Condition monitoring is a major component of preventative maintenance. It helps determine the condition of machinery during operation, and identifies significant changes, which could be indicative of a developing fault.  Parker Kittiwake specializes in online…

Four ways to protect product during shipping
November 19, 2014 by Daemar Inc.

Your company prides itself on quality, so you want to make sure when product leaves your facility, headed to the next destination along the supply chain, it arrives in the same condition it…

Fastener distributor revamps website
November 19, 2014 by Advance Fasteners Ltd

Advance Fasteners, a Mississauga, Ont.-based fastener distributor, has updated its website to provide visitors with a comprehensive range of industrial fasteners and supplies online. The site features hundreds of product lines and tens of thousands…

How to create a flexible and scalable industrial environment
November 19, 2014 by Excess Space Solutions Inc

In warehousing and manufacturing environments, demands often change. As business grows, you may need to move things around to accommodate that growth. Flexibility and scalability are key.  Portable in-plant offices and demountable wall assemblies…

Seven ways to put industrial cables to the test
November 19, 2014 by Lapp Canada Inc

Industrial cables play an important role in today’s production environments. They can be found in automotive plants, machine tools, instrumentation, robotics, industrial automation and many more applications. But to ensure reliability and safety, they must…

Understanding the value of certified lifting devices
November 18, 2014 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

You’re in the market for a lifting device, but with so many options, where do you start?  It is important to ensure the device is certified — designed to current regulations and standards. It’s…

A 12-step guide to the safe operation and maintenance of cantilever racking
November 18, 2014 by Econo-Rack Storage Equipment

When using cantilever racks in your facility to store large or awkward items, there are a number of factors that need to considered to ensure the safe operation and continued maintenance of the…

Manufacturer increases tool life 50 per cent with cold gun
November 18, 2014 by Exair Corporation

Dave Gray had a frequent problem when working on an Okuma vertical machining centre at Positech Corporation’s Fairfield, Ohio, facility, which manufactures intricate machined parts for the automotive, motorcycle and aerospace industries. Whenever…

Three features to look for in your next data acquisition system
November 18, 2014 by Durham Instruments

To ensure the most efficient production process, today’s manufacturers must acquire accurate measurement data from their production systems. A data acquisition (DAQ) and control system that provides detailed, meaningful information related to force,…

Borotron®, Celazole® & Torlon®: three tough amigos in advanced industrial plastics
September 18, 2014 by P & A Plastics Inc.

Advanced plastics technology is continually innovated to outperform its industrial plastics predecessors. The construction of durable polymer components and materials is depended upon industries from aerospace to transportation to enable the fabrication of…

Rubber suspension units: Rosta reveals Rubmix series of suspension systems
September 16, 2014 by Rosta Inc

Rubber is not only flexible in shape, but also stretches its value in use of commercial and industrial products and applications. Rubber suspension systems are components with diverse applications, including acting as a…

CPV seals up the o-ring competition: say hello to our 6000 PSI o-seal valve series
September 16, 2014 by CPV Manufacturing

Oh what a difference an o-ring makes. Whether designed as a water seal valve or a valve seal eliminating dry air, o-rings are the humbly yet hugely significant piece of gasketing material designed to…

Convoluted tubing: how to keep wire harnesses and cables protected
September 12, 2014 by Daburn Electronics & Cable and Polytron Devices

Although the name suggests a sense of complexity, convoluted tubes actually have a straightforward mission in life — to provide premium protection. Convoluted tubes are corrugated, protective casing designed to keep wire harnesses,…

Industrial flexible hoses flex its muscles in the floor care industry
September 11, 2014 by Hi-Tech Duravent

Industrial flexible hoses suck – dirt, dust and particles, that is, for a wide range of floor care applications from the automotive to the medical industries. These tough tubular systems are designed to draw,…

Want to succeed at electrostatic measurement? Here are two ways to do it
September 8, 2014 by Monroe Electronics

Here is a blast from your physics past: remember the classic principle of electric charges stating like charges repel each other, meaning positive charges repel positive (or negative charges repel negative ones)? How…

Infrared heat: the overlooked ingredient to make good food look even better
September 5, 2014 by Heraeus Noblelight

Ever wonder how French fries get its appetizing golden brown appearance? Or perhaps while fine dining at a fancy restaurant you sampled some bread or meat embossed with the restaurant’s name or logo?…

Get off on the right foot with industrial foot switches
September 5, 2014 by Linemaster Switch Corp.

Industrial footswitches control the motor of light or heavy duty welding machinery with a simple step on a pedal to start and stop. Footswitches also act as a “dead’s man switch” safeguarding the…

Air compressors: the compressed version on three main types
September 4, 2014 by McRae Engineering Equipment Limited

Air compressors are like a one-size fit all type of device for applications involving pressurized air. From powering pneumatic tools to sourcing heating and cooling control systems, an air compressor brings mechanisms to…

How to achieve Superman-like strength in a hydraulic press brake
September 4, 2014 by Westway Machinery Ltd

Superman is known to bend steel with his bare hands, but for us mortal folks, we have to rely on a machine tool called a press brake to get the job done. Press…

Photoelectric sensors: benefits and best practices you can use now
September 3, 2014 by Baumer Inc.

Garage doors have them. So do scanners at the grocery store. Even at the wave of a hand inside a restroom when dispensing paper towels, they are there: photoelectric sensors have countless applications…

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…

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…

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…



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