You are almost done with your internship and begin to wonder whether you are ready for your first job as an industrial engineer. Imagining that you are a dependable worker based on your performance during an internship is not enough. Additionally, when hiring industrial engineers, companies tend to look beyond academic achievement. Therefore, it is vital for you to foster some essential skills to facilitate your job-hunting efforts. This article highlights skills that will ensure you have a competitive edge over other aspiring industrial engineers.
9 May 2018
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
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
Bent metal pipes and tubes are necessary for numerous functional and aesthetic applications, particularly in construction and fluid conveyance. If your commercial or industrial operation requires these types of custom products, there are multiple factors that you must evaluate before commissioning the fabrication process. One of these critical elements is the choice of pipe or tube. There are certain aspects which you must think about such as your application and tube size requirements.
17 April 2017
With plastic technology drastically advancing over the years, the use of plastic products has become more widespread. One area that has benefited from this trend is the agricultural sector whereby a significant number of growers have embraced the use of plastic sheeting as coverings for greenhouses. If you are pondering over using plastic sheeting as covering for your greenhouse, you should first know about the benefits associated with this kind of greenhouse covering.
3 April 2017
Playing soccer is a lot of fun, but to keep score, you need a net. Buying a soccer net is the best option, and you can buy everything from large permanent nets to temporary mobile nets to small nets for little kids. However, if that's not in the budget, there are a few alternatives, you can track. Whether you're practising at home or playing a game of footy at the park, consider these soccer net substitutions.
29 March 2017