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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 of…

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…

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…



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