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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…

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…

Three ways to solve your industrial aseptic valves problems
September 8, 2014 by Nordson EFD

Processing plants and laboratory applications depend on industrial aseptic valves to consistently and accurately offer sterile processes. The prevention of airborne or stagnant substances from the ambient air penetrating or migrating to critical…

Three metal roll forming insights your business needs to know
September 8, 2014 by Nu-Tech Roll Forming Inc

From the frames cornering office partitions, to the structure holding a car window, the metal forming technique called roll forming is responsible for making metal get bent out of shape. Roll forming is…

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…

Storage racking the right way
September 4, 2014 by Redirack Storage Systems

Packing away boxes of summer clothes, patio furniture or BBQ equipment is a fall rite of passage that comes every year. Storage systems is not only a seasonal change of the times for…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…



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