Tips for Hiring Industrial Equipment and Buying Industrial Supplies

Maintenance and Servicing Tips for Fire Alarms and Smoke Detection Systems

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Fire alarms and smoke detection systems are meant to protect your property and valuables, prevent casualties, and facilitate prompt response in the event of a fire. It is essential that these systems remain in good working condition all year round as you can never know when an emergency will occur. However, it is impossible to tell if these systems are fully operational by just looking at them. Their components can degrade over time and compromise the systems’ operations.…

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Extreme Weather Hazards That New Crane Operators Should Know

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Overhead cranes are often set up and operated in challenging situations. Experienced operators know how to spot or counter those adverse conditions so that lifts can be completed on schedule. However, less experienced crane operators may not know when a risk is too high, resulting in jobsite accidents. This article discusses some extreme weather hazards that novice crane operators should look out for. Extreme Cold: Loss of Tensile Strength Cold weather can cause the lifting cables to lose their tensile strength.…

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Which Form of Acetal Is Suitable for Making Handling Baskets?

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Are you planning to make customised handling baskets for your industrial plant? Read on and discover the key differences between two common forms of an engineering plastic called acetal. Use this information to make an informed decision about the most appropriate form of acetal (homopolymers or coplymers) for your application. Hardness The hardness of the engineering plastic that you select will have a bearing on how durable those handling baskets will be.…

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