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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…

Five applications attrition scrubbers do well to make businesses shine
September 5, 2014 by Hayward Gordon ULC

Attrition scrubbing is a method used namely in the glass, mineral processing and water treatment industries of effectively remove minerals and surface contaminants through the action of scrubbing, primarily using slurry particles to…

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…

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…

The best three foam types to bring to any foam party
August 26, 2014 by All Custom Gasket & Materials Ltd.

Who doesn’t love a good foam party? Something about bubbles, suds and foam brings a certain lightness and fun in the air. Foam is not, however, just a pretty façade: foam is also quite…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

PTFE products: five simple facts explained
August 6, 2014 by Enflo Canada Ltd

Did you know that some of the pots and pans in your pantry might be hydrophobic? Hydrophobicity is a term used in chemistry to describe the physical properties of molecules that repels from…

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…

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 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…

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…

Customized extruded and moulded rubber parts: if you read only one article about these, read this one
July 30, 2014 by Vicone High Performance Rubber Inc.

Whether you wear it, drive it, stand on it or apply it, rubber and rubber-made products form a part of our everyday lives. From that brand name belt you bought as the perfect…



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