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Matritech offers customers expert engineering services
October 14, 2015 by Matritech Inc.

Matritech, a Drummondville, Que.-based manufacturer of metallic parts, prides itself on satisfying any customer need. To that end, the company provides complete engineering services using the best technology and processes. Engineering technology When…

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…

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…

Granny Flats: what to do when the in-laws want to move in with you
September 3, 2014 by Canadian Portable Structures (1992) Ltd.

Don’t let the term granny flat fool you: while the name may sound like a form of type casting, granny flats are not only meant for those living in their golden years. Family…

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…

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…

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…

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…

What you need to know about conventional and shear metal spinning processes
August 25, 2014 by Metal Craft Spinning & Stamping Ltd

Metal spinning is an effective and economical practice. General spun shapes range from ball, cap, trumpet, semi-elliptical, dished, domed, flanged and hemisphere utilizing materials such as CRS, SS, Alum, Copper and Brass.  …

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…

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…

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…

Four sensor options that are just right for your industrial needs
August 20, 2014 by Wenglor Sensoric Canada Inc

The main components of industrial grade sensors include a sensor, signal processor and transmitter. Generally, sensors are devices that mimic highly sensitive people: they react to changes within the atmosphere, have a low…

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…



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