Finishing is essential for stainless steel products because it brings out the aesthetic appeal that is synonymous with this material. Furthermore, finishing makes steel products easy to clean, especially in the food sector where cleanliness and safety are top priorities. Unlike in non-sanitary applications, finishing stainless steel for handling food is an elaborate affair. Metal fabricators should adhere to sanitary standards every step of the way. Here are some essential finishing ideas for newbie stainless steel fabricators.
16 April 2018
If you work at an industrial facility which uses powder coatings and you are frequently tasked with applying these coatings to the facility's products, here are two tips that you should keep in mind. Don't assume that your respirator will fully protect you Employees who are assigned tasks which involve the use of powder coatings will always be provided with respirators, in order to minimise the number of toxic dust particles (which contain things like chromates, which can cause pulmonary diseases) that these individuals inhale whilst they perform their work.
26 March 2018
You should think about choosing a plastic cartage tank if you are planning on purchasing a transportable container for your agricultural operation. Poly cartage tanks are ideal for handling diverse materials or goods, including feed, molasses, water and farm chemicals. In general, this type of container is strong, durable and versatile due to high-quality design and construction. However, the exact performance of your tank will depend on the specific tank chosen.
6 March 2018
Concrete saws will come in handy when you need to make repairs on your concrete surfaces, including floors, walls or pavement. One major aspect that will make your concrete cutting project a success is the type of concrete saw you use. Concrete saws come in different types as well as sizes, so it pays to know exactly what to look for. For first-time buyers, this can be a challenge. Therefore, to help you in your selection, here are some invaluable tips to remember.
23 May 2017
Did you know that you have several types of scissor lifts to select from if you are planning a project? Read on and discover what you need to know about the commonly available types of scissor lifts. Hydraulic Scissor Lifts Hydraulic scissor lifts rely on a pressurised fluid to raise or lower them to the desired height. They can reach vertical heights that are only exceeded by the heights reached by diesel-powered scissor lifts.
15 May 2017
Starting a woodworking or building project? Trying to make environmentally friendly choices about your timber? Then let these tips guide you in the right direction. 1. Consider Salvaged Timber Timber that has been salvaged — meaning logged from forests that have been affected by disasters such as forest fires — can be an extremely environmentally friendly option. In most cases, this timber comes from areas that are already decimated, and that means you don't' have to worry about virgin growth forests being cut down.
1 May 2017
Wooden crates can be for more than just shipping and receiving. They can also be a fun way to decorate your home. If you've got a great crate supplier in your area or if you work in a facility that tends to have a lot of free wooden crates available, you may want to take those crates home and turn them into shelving. Here are some fun and functional ideas to consider.
24 April 2017