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Working with Precision Machining for Critical Parts and Components

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When you need a part, and it has to be made precisely to work properly, working with a machine shop that can handle CNC work is the best way to get the job done right. Using CNC machines allows the machinist to set up a program and run the part to very precise specifications that might not otherwise be possible. Used in many industries and the private sector, CNC machine work is fast becoming the standard for machine work, and with good reason.…

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Two Reasons Why Your Home Needs A Surround Sound System

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If you’ve been watching television with just the speakers on the set to accompany it, you’re behind the times.  The television surround sound system has never been better, and it can definitely enhance your TV watching experience.  If you’ve been hesitant to purchase a surround system, now is the moment to do it.  Use this information to learn more about why installing a surround system is the way to upgrade your viewing and hearing experience while watching television.…

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4 Factors To Consider Before Having A New Commercial Hot Water Heater Installed

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While your currently installed commercial hot water heater may be working as intended, many property owners choose to have their heating systems overhauled for a number of reasons.  Whether are looking at new water heaters at the urging of your HVAC technician or simply feel that it is time for an upgrade, there are several factors that need to be weighed prior to making any major commercial heating changes to your building.…

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Important Maintenance Tips You Need to Know About Your Hydraulic Farming Equipment

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Running a large farm entails several tasks, and many of those tasks require the use of hydraulic equipment and machinery, so the last thing you need is hydraulic fluid leaks. While maintaining your hydraulic machinery does take time out of your busy schedule, consider the time you lose when a machine experiences a hydraulic fluid leak or your tractor’s brake system fails. Check out these tips for maintaining hydraulics, fluids, and filters so you can reduce the chances of down time because of your machinery and equipment.…

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Three Factors For Choosing The Right Steel Fabricator

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When you are looking for a great steel fabrication company for your manufacturing process, it’s important to consider several factors to make sure you’ve got the right fit. Here are three factors to consider. Steel Types Offered Many different types of steel can be fabricated. Some of the most common types are stainless steel and high carbon steel, which are some of the most versatile and strong types. Weathering steel is also useful, especially if your products will be used outside; some buyers may look for the rugged quality of weather steel as a visual cue that the products will be able to withstand the elements.…

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3 Benefits Of "Stick" Welding For Industrial Purposes

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If you work in an industrial setting and are looking to hire a welder to come out and make some repairs to equipment in your factory, you might have done some research. In that time, you may have heard of different types of welding, including “stick” welding. Officially known as Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), “stick” welding involves the use of a welding machine that has a “stick” that is actually an electrode that is covered in a protective flux.…

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3 Tips For Dynamometer Success

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If you work in the industrial and manufacturing field and want to always receive precision and detail from your machinery, it will come down to the tools that you have at your disposal. A dynamometer is an excellent tool that should not just employ, but master. This tool, also referred to as a dyno, allows you to get measurements for variables such as power and torque. To make the most of this tool for the betterment of your machinery and manufacturing business, read on and take advantage of these valuable tips.…

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Three Heating Oil Tank Tasks To Complete As Summer Starts

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If you are a homeowner whose home is heated by oil, you’re well aware that as winter approaches, you need to ensure you have a full tank that’s in good condition. But as summer approaches, you still have to pay attention to the tank. While letting the tank sit for a few months, even with fuel in it, is fine, you have to be sure the tank is ready to sit unused.…

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EDM Vs. Milling For Die And Mold Machining

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Traditionally, choosing how to approach a workpiece was relatively straightforward. Choosing between EDM and milling is becoming more difficult in a lot of die and mold shops. There seem to be new rules, making the choice complicated. Here is when it makes sense to use each respective process: EDM Inside corners - EDM is effective on inside corners, particularly those with a sharp angle. Complex geometric shapes - the more twists, turns, sides, and edges, the better off you will be using EDM over milling.…

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Customized Equipment Storage For Changing IT Standards

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Whether you’re keeping an entire department’s tools in organized shelving or putting computer networking devices into server racks, changing standards can change the way you arrange your equipment. The Information Technology (IT) industry is a good example of these changing standards as new devices offer innovative solutions with a new look at design–a new look that may not fit your existing storage racks. Take a look at how changing standards can become a problem and what a fabrication company can do to help you.…

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