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Leasing A Residential LP Gas Tank: FAQs

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LP gas, which is also referred to as propane, is one of the common forms of home heating fuel. If you do have a propane system in your home, having a storage tank for the gas you need is only logical, but not everyone will want to go out and buy their own tank. Thankfully, you can lease an LP gas tank so you have a place to store a large amount of heating fuel right there on your property. Read More»

Broken Choker On Your Steel Cable? Here's How To Repair It Correctly

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If the choker loop on your steel cable has broken and you want to repair it in the field quickly, then it is important you do so correctly. If you are tempted to simply bend over the cable and create a new choker by holding the ends together with clamps, then you should know this isn’t the correct method, and a could lead to injury or death if it comes apart. Read More»

Packaging Errors That Threaten Your Wallet And Reputation

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Your products may have started as something you made for family or friends, only to slowly expand into a real business. Your primary concern is likely still your products, and packaging is a simple afterthought. However, your mindset has to be adjusted if you want to run a reputable, high-profile, highly profitable business.  The wrong packaging could give new customers the wrong idea about your company and can threaten your reputation and future business prospects. Read More»

The Importance Of Soil Stabilization Prior To Outlying Building Construction

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So, you are planning to add a new outlying building on your property? That is quite the project, but often worth the money and effort. Have you taken a look at the property area on which you want to add this building? Does it often pool with standing water in a storm? Is it sunken lower than the land around it? These are all important questions to answer, since the answers may indicate a need to stabilize the ground underneath it. Read More»

3 Signs That A Hydraulic System Is In Need Of Repair

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Hydraulic machines utilize liquid fluid power in able to operate. A number of industries rely on hydraulic systems and they are typically used for a variety of applications in industrial settings. Purchasing all of the equipment needed for a hydraulic system can be quite costly, so it is important to be able to recognize problems promptly so the company can contact a hydraulic system engineering service or a hydraulic repair service. Read More»

Recycling Your Scrap Metal: 5 Tips For Ease And Profits

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Metal is a limited resource, and thankfully, there are numerous recycling plants that have begun melting down scrap metal and re-purposing it for other uses. Many people collect scrap metal and turn it in to these recycling plants, an endeavor that can be quite profitable since many scrap metal recycling plants pay people who turn in the metal. Scrapping, as it is called, does take some getting used to when you first get started. Read More»

Three Reasons Why You Might Want To Buy An Industrial Crane For Your Auto Shop

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Buying industrial cranes is not just for industrial plants. In fact, a jib crane or an overhead crane can be very useful in your auto body shop. It can help you do a lot of heavy lifting with very little effort. Here are three more reasons why you should buy industrial cranes and install them in your shop. Jib Cranes Are Perfect for Engine Lifting A jib crane is a stationary arm crane bolted to the floor. Read More»

Key Reasons To Choose Stainless Steel For Your Fabrication Needs

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When it comes to steel fabrication, many people dismiss stainless steel because it is more expensive than other types of steel. However, it’s also well worth the investment required. Before you choose any kind of raw material for your next steel fabrication project, here are a few things you should know about stainless steel and its benefits. Stainless Steel Is Durable One of the biggest reasons to opt for stainless steel is its natural durability. Read More»

4 Great Suggestions For Reusing Paper Cores

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If you are at all concerned about the environment, you probably look for ways that you can incorporate the three R’s into your lifestyle. In fact, you probably try to reduce, reuse, and recycle, every day.  A few items you probably use on an everyday basis are paper towels, plastic wrap, and toilet paper. If you get to the end of the roll and wonder what to do with the leftover paper core, here are four great suggestions. Read More»

3 Tips For Successful Machining

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Manufacturing products often require the use of specialized equipment that can complete the machining process. Machining gives you the ability to customize the design and form of your product and achieve consistency by automating the manufacturing process. Here are three tips that you can use to ensure that your machining efforts are as successful as possible in the future: 1. Always create a model. Before you waste time and money manufacturing products that don’t meet your exact specifications, you should invest time into creating a three-dimensional model of your product using specialized computer programs. Read More»