industrial--manufacturing

  • Knocking Down Walls And Kicking Up Floors: Where Does It Go After That?

    Knocking down concrete walls and pulling up concrete floors is all in a day's work for concrete contractors. However, the concrete that is pulled up or smashed down has to go somewhere after that. Sometimes, some contractors salvage it. That is correct; it becomes concrete salvage! What happens to it next is something amazing. Stacked Slabs Ready for Reuse If a decent job has been done on cutting a concrete floor from an industrial or manufacturing site, and the slabs are fairly uniform, the slabs are stacked against a wall in a concrete salvage or construction recycling site.
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  • Electrical Warehouse Lighting Options To Consider

    If you have a large warehouse to store all of your manufactured products, then you likely have a system to both store and organize items in the building. However, if you do not have enough light in the facility, then it may be extremely difficult to find what you need in a timely manner. If this is the case, then it is time to invest in a proper lighting system for the warehouse.
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  • Common Crane Accidents And How To Avoid Them

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also known as OSHA, feels that the majority of overhead crane accidents can be prevented if those operating and working with the crane are trained and proper precautions are taken at the job site. If you are renting an overhead crane for use at one of your job sites, educating yourself on the common types of crane accidents and how they can be avoided can help keep your workers safe and reduce the risk of accidents.
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  • Lower Electrical Costs By Relocating Air Compressors In Your Manufacturing Plant

    Planning a manufacturing plant is a complex process, and it's almost impossible to design a perfect layout for everything before work begins in a plant. While some equipment can't be moved after a plant is built, air compressors are one item that can be relocated. If you run a manufacturing plant, relocating your plant's air compressors to reduce how long their hoses are could lower your plant's electrical costs. Running Air Compressors Costs Money
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  • What Are Your Options for Storing Scrap Metal?

    Collecting and recycling scrap metal is one of the most popular ways of putting a few extra dollars in your pocket. However, finding bits and pieces of valuable scrap metal is only part of the equation. You'll also have to consider where you're going to keep your scrap metal. In many cases, stockpiling your scrap metal lets you take advantage of price fluctuations in the scrap metal market and give you the opportunity to turn in your metal when prices are at their highest.
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  • 5 Reasons to Choose a Custom Metal Staircase Over a Premade Design

    Designing a home with multiple floors means taking extra time to work out the details for each stair case. The strength and durability of metal makes it the ideal material, whether you're considering stainless steel for indoor use or classic wrought iron outdoors. Invest in a custom designed and installed staircase from a metal fabrication company and you'll reap these five rewards. Improved Safety When you control the design and dimensions of the staircase, you can add as many safety features as you like.
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  • What You Should Know About Programmable Logic Controllers And Your Industrial Business

    A programmable logic controller can most often be found in environments like commercial manufacturing and industrial production. They are a valuable tool for automating processes. These controllers are beneficial for many different environments, including machinery controls, sensor systems and even robotics development. Unlike a standard computerized system, a programmable logic controller is durable enough to stand up to the demands of these high-pressure environments. If you're looking to simplify your processes or automate some operations, you might find that a programmable logic controller could help.
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  • Create With Ceramic Tiles

    Ceramic tiles are fabricated for more than just bathrooms and floors. Design Boom reports that people have been using tiles as decor for 4000 years. That's because they are pretty and versatile. They can also be used to create a variety of beautiful projects. Both children and adults will find many wonderful ways to use ceramic tiles to express themselves artistically and make their homes more attractive. Here are a few of them.
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  • Waste Water Recycling And You

    Clean, fresh water – it's probably something that you take for granted. You turn on your kitchen faucet and water appears as if there is a limitless supply. Some predictions indicate that by the year 2050, almost half of all human beings will live in areas where water is severely limited. The reality is that water is a precious and limited resource, but it is also renewable. In this article, learn what recycled water is, why it's important and what you can do to support waste water reuse.
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