Heather Phillips

How Many Features Can You Change for a Custom O-Ring Design

14 November 2022
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Being able to customise an o-ring design to have the exact ring you need is great and very convenient. But the actual design you end up with still has to follow some rules. You can still technically create any combination of features you want, of course, but for usable o-rings, you'll have to pay attention to some restrictions.  The Purpose and Material of the O-Ring Determine Much of the Design Read More …

Four Mistakes To Avoid With Your Industrial Aluminium Cutting

20 July 2022
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Aluminium is a soft metal and can be easily damaged if you don't treat it properly. There are several mistakes that can be made when cutting aluminium, but some of them are more serious than others. Here are four mistakes to avoid with your industrial aluminium cutting: 1. Industrial Aluminium Cutting Mistake Number One: Cutting Aluminium With A Hacksaw A hacksaw is not the best tool for cutting industrial aluminium because it can easily get damaged. Read More …

3 Benefits of Installing Vibrating Tables on Your Chocolate Production Line

21 March 2022
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If your company makes chocolate or chocolate products, then you might find it useful to add vibrating tables to your production line. What are the advantages of doing this? 1. Eliminate Air Bubbles As you create your chocolate products, you might run into problems with air bubbles. Air can get trapped in chocolate as you make it, work it, shape it and mould it. If these bubbles settle inside the chocolate, then they create a void. Read More …

Essential Considerations When Renting a Scissor Lift

1 December 2021
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Safety and efficiency should be at the back of every contractor's mind when bidding for projects requiring workers to work at various heights. While telescopic ladders are a cheap option, they expose workers to accidents. Scissor lifts are a safer alternative since you can quickly adjust the height, and they provide a secure platform for workers to stand on. However, scissor lifts don't come cheap, and renting is considered more cost-effective in some cases. Read More …

Are you looking after your height safety products properly?

23 August 2021
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If you spend most of your time working at ground level, it can feel unnerving when you or the material you are working with needs to be lifted to a great height. Conversely, if you are comfortable working at height, it can be too easy to skip one or two of the safety checks because you have done the job so many times before. The reality is that to protect yourself and others, you must complete all relevant safety checks every time you are involved in a lift of either people or materials. Read More …