Looking To Build Power Plants? How To Become A Stand Out Contractor

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Working as a power plant contractor can be quite lucrative. As of this writing, the average salary for a power plant engineer is more than $80,000. Compare this with the salaries for several other industries and it's clear to see why some people would make a career out of working in a power plant. If you are a contractor who wants to get the higher paying jobs and keep your work schedule full keep reading to learn about a couple of ways you can stand out from the rest of the power plant pool.

12 October 2018

3 Important Packaging Equipment To Consider For Your Products

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If you have your own business that ships a lot of products to customers, you'll need to invest in the right packaging equipment. Here are several that you should consider -- in particular -- that can enhance your operations in many ways.  Packing Stations  Early on in your company's packaging development, you may rely on manual operations to make sure the packaging of your products is perfected before shipping. You can facilitate these manual tasks with a packing station.

7 July 2018

Top Features to Look for in a Press Brake for Sheet Metal Fabrication Processes

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In the metal fabrication industry, the equipment you use to manipulate, shape, and form the metal is what makes your business functional, and one of the pieces you will turn to the most will be the press brake.Press brakes are large machines that have a hydraulic press that can be used to press sheet metal into various shapes, such as folded pieces, curved pieces, or otherwise altered pieces. If you are building your industrial facility, trying to pick the best equipment, there are a few things to be looking for in a good industrial press brake for sheet metal fabrication processes.

30 May 2018

Boosting Crew Morale While Teaching Work Safety: A Few Ideas

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Sometimes every member of your construction crew is just in a foul mood. Things are not going the way everyone expects with the work that they are doing. As a good boss, you want to boost morale and get everyone working productively again. Of course, there is the annual safety training to complete, too. How do you complete the boring training and still boost crew morale? Here are a few ideas.

2 May 2018

Five Interesting Facts About Tungsten

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As the owner or operator of a manufacturing plant, you probably order certain tungsten parts and equipment from a local tungsten supplier. But how much do you really know about tungsten? Here are five interesting facts about this heavy metal. Tungsten has a very high melting point. Tungsten does not melt until it reaches 3422 degrees C or 6192 degrees F. For comparison sake, iron melts around 1510 degrees C, or 2750 degrees F.

11 April 2018

Things To Consider Before You Set Up Your Dumpster Rental

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You are going to want to make sure that you are doing everything you can in order to be prepared for the arrival of your dumpster rental. This way, you will not have to worry about wasting any time or money. You will be able to make the most out of your time with this helpful device. Here are some things that you will want to consider before placing your reservation for a dumpster:

20 March 2018

Three Types Of Seal Failures And How To Fix Them

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One of the most important parts to make a hydraulic cylinder work properly is a part called the seal. This is the part of a hydraulic cylinder that ensures there is no fluid leakage between different the components. There are different types of seals including buffer seals, rod seals, piston seals, wiper seals, and lip seals. Unfortunately, no matter what kind of seal it is, there are times they fail to work properly.

26 February 2018