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  • Figuring Out How Much Water You Should Use Before Choosing a Submersible or Jet Well Pump

    5 December 2016

    Before choosing a submersible or jet well pump, you will need to have a good idea of your overall water needs. Start with the approximate gallons per minute (GPM) you will need the pump to handle. This will help to narrow down your pump choice considerably. Estimating Your Needed Gallons per Minute or Hour Submersible and jet well-pump sizes are usually rated by how many gallons they can pump per minute.

  • Three Things To Consider When Looking For Rubber Grommets

    28 November 2016

    If you're setting up a new office space and find yourself struggling with the organization of all of those cables, you may find it easiest to invest in some rubber grommets to keep everything contained. If you've never used them, you may not know what you're really looking for. Here's a look at what you need to know to choose the right grommets for your needs. How Many Cables Are You Dealing With?

  • Buying An Industrial Grinder? Take A Look At The Advantages Of A Belt Grinder

    10 October 2016

    If all you ever grind in your garage is the occasional set of lawnmower blades for sharpening or some other small task, the basic handheld grinder will work just fine. However, if you tackle larger grinding tasks, such as cleaning up welded materials or working with metal during building projects, an industrial-scale grinder is a much better option. Perhaps one of the most commonly preferred industrial-grade grinders is the belt grinder.

  • Tips For Troubleshooting The Problem With Your Air Compressor's Refrigerated Air Dryer

    26 July 2016

    If the factory at which you work uses an air dryer to filter water out of the air compressor, you may start to see water droplets leaking out of the hose while you are using it. This could indicate a problem with the air dryer. If you suspect this is the case, use the following tips to troubleshoot the problem with the air compressor's air dryer. Look At The Conditions Surrounding The Air Dryer 

  • Why You May Want To Consider Leasing Your Oilfield Equipment

    6 July 2016

    One of the many factors that you need to consider when you are in charge of an oil drilling business is the oilfield equipment that you and your employees will be using on a daily basis. Getting the right oilfield equipment can make or break your oil drilling operation. However, between the cost of keeping up with innovations in technology and the oilfield services necessary to keep your equipment up and running, your oilfield equipment can also be a major burden.

  • How To Get Rid Of Old Gas

    1 March 2016

    If you are a factory owner or a warehouse manager, there's a chance that you might have some old gas lying around that you don't really know how to get rid of. This can be frustrating because it might be taking up space in your stockroom. However, because you don't know how to properly dispose of it without harming the environment or incurring a fine, you might feel trapped. Here are some tips for getting rid of old gas that should allow you to free up that space and be more efficient in your storage.

  • Safely Towing Your Horses

    6 February 2016

    It's estimated that some 9.2 million horses call the United States home. Many equine enthusiasts enjoy participating in competitive events with their horses, and these competitions can require a significant amount of travel. Here are three things you need to know about your vehicle's hitch in order to ensure that you are safely towing your horses in the future. 1. Make sure that you pull your horse trailer with a frame-mounted hitch.

  • Flipping Homes? Why You Need a Metal Fabricator On Speed Dial

    16 November 2015

    Metal fabricators are a flipper's best friend. If you're thinking of flipping homes for a living, the number of your local metal fabricator should be an important entry in your address book. This is the person who can help you customize, repair, or replace hard-to-find metal fences and railings, door and window frames, lighting fixtures and more. If you need ornate ironwork to match a vintage gate or if you need an oddly shaped light fixture to fit into a small space, your local metal fabricator can use a variety of skills and techniques to help:

  • Too Much Waste? How To Reduce Your Trash And Increase Your Recycles

    28 October 2015

    Renting a dumpster can be a good idea if you have a lot of waste due to spring cleaning or a recent home remodeling project, but it should not be something you rely on regularly for trash pick-up. If you have noticed that you have a lot of excess waste, a closer look may reveal that some trash could actually be recycled instead. Learning how to sort your recyclables and getting creative when it comes to some of your trash can make all the difference and leave dumpster rentals only for occasions when they are necessary.

  • 4 Steps For Maintaining Your Compressor Seals

    23 October 2015

    When you want to be sure that you are able to take advantage of your industrial equipment, it is critically important that you maintain your compressor seals in a way that makes sense. These equipment components will provide you with the help that you need in order to maintain it and get the excellence and durability that you need out of your system. Take advantage of the four points below and use it to keep your equipment in the best condition.