Aluminum Makes The Best Compressor Seals


Almost every appliance you use in your house uses seals, including computers, vacuums, and dishwashers. Seals prevent leaks from occurring where connections occur on equipment. Regardless of what seals are used for, their purpose is always the same; they are there to prevent the leakage of air or fluid. This is one of the main reasons that aluminum is a preferred material used in making seals, because of the durability factor.

26 August 2015

Own Your Own Construction Business? 4 Reasons You Should Rent Equipment More Often


When you first started your construction business, you probably focused on adding one piece of equipment at a time. As soon as you had a little extra cash, you might have invested in a new compound miter saw or a round of new drills for your guys. However, renting instead of buying some items might be more beneficial for your business. Here are four reasons you should rent industrial construction equipment, from a company like All-Star Equipment, more often:

23 August 2015

Three Ways Cheaper End Mills Cost Your Business More Money


If you're researching industrial end mills for your product line, you may have noticed that small, fine miniature end mills are highly valued because of the greater precision required to make them. This precision, as you may expect, is more consistently in place on higher-end brands, because any skimping on precision results in an inferior end mill. Higher-quality products may cost more, but they're also worth a great deal more to your company.

12 August 2015

Protect Your Septic System: Five Essential Tips


If you want to protect your septic system from stress and overuse, there are a wide range of things you can do. Ultimately, protecting your septic system saves you money in the long run, as it helps you avoid costly repairs. Here are five tips you should consider: 1. Use cleaners as directed and avoid pouring toxins down the toilet Although you can run bleach, toilet cleaner and other cleaners through your septic system, you need to keep in mind that these cleaners can be caustic and can cause damage to pipes or disrupt the chemical balance in the septic tank itself.

15 July 2015

Three Pitfalls To Avoid When You're Strapping A Large Appliance Onto A Dolly


Whether you need to transport a stove, fridge, dishwasher, or some other large appliance, a large and durable metal dolly is essential. While a dolly may seem like something that's relatively easy to use, the high mass of large appliances means you can't afford to make any major slip-ups. While you're strapping a large appliance onto a dolly, make sure that you avoid these three pitfalls. Not Properly Securing Loose Appliance Electrical Cords 

10 July 2015

How A Boiler Rental Can Save Your Company Money


If your company is a part of the industrial industry, you probably rely on your boilers as a part of your company's day to day operations. This means that you probably understand the importance of purchasing the boilers that you need, and you might have never thought about renting a temporary boiler before. However, there are some situations in which doing so can actually save your company money. These are a few cases in which it's a smart idea to find a boiler rental company that will allow you to rent one of these boilers for a temporary time period.

30 June 2015

How To Choose A Polymer Shelving System


Polymer shelves are shelves that are made out of plastic that can be used for an extended period of time. They can be made to the exact specifications that the client needs, allowing the client to use his or her shelving space more effectively. If you are in the market for a polymer shelving system, you might be overwhelmed by the number of choices that you have. Here are a couple of features that you should look for in order to make sure that you get the best shelving system that will last for the longest period of time.

24 June 2015

Limited To No Water Supply From Your Well? 4 Questions To Ask Before Having A New Well Drilled


When you start having problems with adequate water supply to your home, you may think that you need to have a new well drilled. However, this is not always necessary. Before you even think about having a new well drilled in your backyard, you may want to consider that your limited to water supply may be caused by the well pump or other issues. Here are a few questions to ask before just assuming you need a new well:

28 May 2015

4 Ways You Can Maximize Your Air Compressor's Efficiency


Depending on how much you use your air compressor in your business, it could account for a significant share of your energy bills. By taking steps to maximize your compressor's energy efficiency, you can not only save on your energy bills, but also help decrease its impact on the environment. Here are some tips for increasing your compressor's efficiency. 1. Switch to a Variable Speed Drive Control If your air compressor is equipped with a standard on-and-off control system, pressure in your compressor's pipes can be unstable.

21 May 2015

Alloy 20 Works Where Corrosion Resistance Is Necessary


Acids and metals typically do not mix well together. If you are trying to set up a manufacturing business which requires the processing of a lot of acids, then you need to look for piping and container units that will not react with the acid. Not only will acids corrode metal and cause pipes and containers to fail, but as metal corrodes, it can taint your products. Finding piping that is durable and will not react with acids can be tricky.

26 March 2015