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Perforated metal sheets: What you need to know

Metal sheets have a wide-ranging use in manufacturing where they often form the starting point for everything from boxes to tables, chairs and even car parts. What many manufacturers don't realise is that it's not just standard metal sheets that can be used for these purposes. There are also a great many applications for perforated metal sheets. Perforated metal sheets can be used for everything from industrial applications and computer fan cases to cooking utensils and architectural cladding features.

Conveyor Belt Maintenance: 4 Practical Tips for Using Scrapers Effectively

Conveyor belts can accumulate residue materials over time. In simple terms, when a conveyor belt transports bulk materials from the loading point to a chute or hopper, there will be some remnants on the belt surface. These remnants can be harmful because they will affect the efficiency of the belt. If they fall between the belt parts, the functionality could be affected. Also, you might need to conduct more frequent belt cleanings.

Two Tips For Those Who Plan To Have New Balustrades Fitted In Their Industrial Facilities

If you will be having new balustrades fitted in your industrial facility, you should keep the two tips below in mind. Choose balustrades made from stainless steel if they will be subjected to a lot of wear and tear Many business owners choose to have balustrade made from fragile materials (such as glass or plywood). Whilst balustrades of this kind may be perfectly fine in an office or retail environment, they are not particularly suitable for use in industrial facilities.

Why a jackhammer trolley is the right choice for your job

If you have ever struggled to remove vinyl, floor tiles or cork from a concrete or wooden surface, then you will know that using a jackhammer is essential to complete the process in a timely manner. If you try to successfully remove floor tiles without a jackhammer, you could be left struggling for weeks to create a surface that is suitable to be reworked, and few people can afford to spend that amount of time on the job.

3 Types of Abrasive Blasting for Rust Removal

Owning a storage shed helps with overcrowding in your home and with storing items for the holidays. What you may not realise is how much rust can accumulate on metal storage buildings over time. If you are experiencing an issue with rust and need a removal method that won't damage the shed, consider abrasive blasting. Here are three types of abrasive blasting that can help you with rust removal projects.

Stainless Steel—The Material That Still Needs Finishing

Because of its name and the well-known fact that stainless steel looks pretty attractive as soon as it is produced, some manufacturers who use it in their products don't consider finishing it at all. This is a mistake because stainless steel products look very good when they have been finished properly. Few design engineers would specify chrome in a product, for example, that is not highly polished or buffed. Likewise, the various industrial treatments available for stainless steel should not be overlooked when updating an existing product line or designing a new one.

Commercial Air Conditioning – Possible Reasons for Furnace Decline

With Australia's cold season fast approaching, now is the time to ensure that your commercial air conditioning is in tiptop condition. Since HVAC units are primarily used for cooling for most times of the year, problems with the electrical furnace tend to go undetected until the last possible minute, and this can translate into utter discomfort for your employees. Fortunately, detecting signs of trouble in good time gives you the opportunity to address them before autumn and winter are in full swing.

Should you consider sealing your roof?

Roofs undergo a significant amount of wear and tear on a daily basis. Indeed, the sun constantly beats down on roof shingles, strong winds pose the risk of dislodging roofing components, and rain/ice can bear their weight on the roofing material. To get the longest life out of your roof, you should consider adding a waterproof sealant. A sealant is essentially a durable material that coats the outer most surface of your roof and minimises the damage that is likely to be caused by exterior elements.

Water Tank Material Selection: What Are Your Options?

What type of rainwater tank should you buy? This is a common question for most people looking for a rainwater tank for their homes. These water tanks come in different capacities, shapes, colours and, most significantly, materials. The material of your rainwater tank can make a difference regarding how much you pay for it and how durable it will be. If you are shopping for a rainwater tank, here are the pros and cons of some of the top options to help you decide which type is the most suitable for your needs.

How to Choose a Steel Fabrication Company That Fits Your Needs

You may be embarking on a project that requires you to work with a metal fabrication company, but you don't have a lot of experience when dealing with this particular type of structural steel project. You will be able to choose from a variety of different candidates, all of whom have experience in particular areas. In order to make the right choice, what do you need to consider as you're planning?