What Causes an O-Ring To Fail?

16 December 2021
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O-rings are widely used wherever an industrial process calls for the transmission fluids under pressure. Engineers claim that they are the best solution due to their "elastomeric" properties and will typically put up with temperature and pressure extremes very well. However, these simple products can sometimes fail, and it may be challenging to find out why. So, if you're encountering a problem, how can you get to the bottom of it? Read More 

Helpful Tips for Safely Using a Guillotine Cutting Machine

21 September 2021
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Anytime that you are dealing with sharp blades or any type of cutting equipment, you have to worry about getting hurt. However, there are things that you can do to keep yourself safe when you're working with all types of cutting machines and equipment, including guillotines. Follow these tips, and you can be as safe as possible when using a guillotine cutting machine. Make Sure It's Designed for the Material You're Cutting Read More 

3 Reasons to Use a Waterproofing Membrane on a New Extension

29 June 2021
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If you're extending your home, then you want to create a robust structure that will last for years. Even if you're saving some money with a self-build, this will be a significant investment. During the construction process, you should install waterproofing in key places. For example, you should consider laying a membrane on your extension's foundations and in its roof. What are the advantages of installing a waterproofing membrane on your new build? Read More 

Understanding Pneumatic Vibrators for Concrete Applications

22 February 2021
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As you pour concrete in do-it-yourself projects, air bubbles develop and remain trapped within the concrete mixture. The bubbles form honeycomb-like spaces and cavities between the cement particles as the concrete starts to cure. If you leave them unattended, these cavities affect the structural integrity of your cement slabs. They will not last as long as they should. Thankfully, pneumatic shaft vibrators can help you remove these air bubbles and prevent the cavities from cropping up when the slab cures. Read More 

Air conditioning: How you can save energy and money

15 January 2018
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During those hot summer days, the air conditioning (AC) system is an invaluable unit that offers you relief from the unpleasant heat. Despite its importance, most people take these systems for 'granted,' assuming that they will always perform at their optimum level when needed. However, this isn't always the case. As these systems are susceptible to damage if regular air conditioning repair and maintenance is not carried out. Apart from getting damaged, an AC that is not properly maintained could also be inefficient, causing the unnecessary wastage of energy. Read More