Conserve Your Energy With Borescope Inspections

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No one will argue that aircraft maintenance is unimportant, but there is a point where you have to decide that extra work may be a waste of energy. For example, verifying a false positive from a compression test is one of these situations. When a compression test indicates that there is something wrong with the cylinders in an engine, you need to do a second test to verify it and see what exactly is causing the bad result.

25 June 2018

What Is Tungsten?

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There are all kinds of metals out there that get used in jewelry, industrial uses, and all kinds of things. One of those metals is tungsten.  Tungsten is a relatively rare metal. That puts it into the same class of metals like gold, silver, platinum, and other precious metals. It is generally found in a chemical compound, like tungsten carbide, versus a pure ore. It can be found in the pure ore, but it is incredibly rare.

21 May 2018

What You Need To Know When Selecting A Pump To Move Fluids

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Pumping liquid from one place to another is not difficult right? You just need a pump. But that is not always true, and the right kind of pump can make all the difference in the world. If you use the wrong pump, you can destroy the pump and potential put yourself and others at risk if you have a failure of the pump. If you don't know what you need for your application, check with your local home supply store or other places pumps might be sold before trying to pump anything.

21 April 2018

Features To Look For In A Good Quality AC Current Switch

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Whether you need AC current switches at home in your garage to control current to a specific piece of equipment or you need several in your industrial facility, not skimping and opting for the best you can find is a really good idea. AC current switches serve the valuable purpose of transferring or interrupting current automatically when you need to shut down the flow of electrical power to something immediately, and there are a lot of good ones on the market.

7 April 2018

Tips For Caring For Your Thermal Printer

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A thermal printer can be a device that is essential to the functioning of many businesses; however, there are business owners that will fail to follow the recommended maintenance guidelines when it concerns these devices. This can have a number of unintended consequences that may shorten the lifespan of your thermal printers, or lead to unusual performance problems. Be Mindful Of Where You Place The Printer Where you place your thermal transfer printer can be a very important decision.

14 March 2018

3 Reasons A Utility Body Is A Nice Addition To Your Farm Truck

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The truck you use on your farm on a daily basis gets so much use, you probably have all kinds of things tucked into the bed of the vehicle so you have what you need at a moment's notice. While this is definitely convenient, it is a much better idea to have your farm pickup outfitted with a truck utility body. Utility bodies for a truck fit over the existing frame but give the truck a new level of functionality.

22 February 2018

3 Tips For Dealing With Planned Downtime In Your Factory

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If you are planning to make some major equipment repairs, if you are going to be bringing in new equipment, or if you are just planning to get a lot of maintenance taken care of, you could be in the process of planning intentional downtime for your factory. Of course, you could be concerned about the impact that this will have on operations, but if you follow these tips, you can help minimize the issues.

25 January 2018