Prevent Costly Property Damage To Your Industrial Tanks

19 May 2016
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Articles

Industrial concrete tanks can be damaged if any of the liquid they hold leaks -- even if it's just water. As Andy Powell notes, a water leak in a concrete tank can lead to structural failures and sinkholes. Tanks are often protected with coatings, which most cement tank suppliers are able to provide. To be effective, however, tank coatings must be applied when the cement is completely clean. Here's why -- and how to tell if a cement tank is perfectly clean. Read More 

Tips For Selecting Pallet Racks For Your Warehouse

3 March 2016
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If your warehouse stores a variety of palletized products, it's important that you keep those pallets organized and accessible. While this can be complicated in spaces where pallets are stored solely on the floor, investing in pallet racks may be the solution that you need. Before you add any rack systems to your warehouse, it's important that you understand the options. The best rack system will depend on how your inventory flows. Read More 

5 Ways To Implement Steel Fabrication Designs In Your Kitchen

27 January 2016
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Articles

The kitchen is often a central part of the home. Along with cooking and eating meals, it also becomes a hub for entertaining friends, family, and guests to the home. If you're looking for a sleek and modern kitchen design, then consider using steel fabrication designs for decorating. Industrial steel fabricators can create all types of custom designs and high-quality pieces that can make your kitchen stand out. When paired with stainless steel appliances and cabinet designs, the following five steel kitchen designs can give you a sleek and stylish kitchen layout. Read More 

Hipot Tests A Must For Elevator Safety

9 December 2015
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Articles

Each year, elevators are responsible for roughly 27 deaths and 10,200 injuries in the United States. Some of these deaths and injuries are the result of electrocution, caused by damaged electrical insulation, faulty wiring, and improper elevator installation. If your business or organization has a public elevator, it's time for you to schedule a hipot test. What's A Hipot Test? A single round elevator cable can have as many as 120 conductors, each enclosed in a protective insulating sheath. Read More 

Overhead Crane Operation Myths: How The Truth Can Improve Your Industry

16 October 2015
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Articles

Overhead cranes are important pieces of equipment for several industries thanks to their ability to lift and move heavy materials. For example, as a construction worker, you likely rely on overhead cranes to transport building materials for nearly every project. When it comes to crane operation, there are myths that can prove dangerous for both you and your fellow employees. Fortunately, busting those myths can help improve safety standards and job performance. Read More