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Uses For Aluminum And Where To Get It For Your Project

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Like many metals available today, aluminum comes in many different grades and qualities that you can source for your project. Aluminum has some consistent properties that make it a good material for a lot of different projects. And because it is readily available, running short is not typically a problem. What is Aluminum? Aluminum is a naturally occurring element that is the earth’s most abundant metal. It is not pure in its natural form but can often be found in combination with bauxite.…

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4 Tips For Loading Your Rental Dumpster Efficiently

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If you have a lot of garbage to get rid of at once, renting a dumpster is a great solution. However, fitting and loading everything into that dumpster is not always as easy as you might think. If you don’t load things efficiently, that 30 cubic foot dumpster won’t hold nearly as much as the rental company told you it would! Thankfully, there are a few simple tips you can follow when loading your rental dumpster to fit more in and make good use of the space.…

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Materials Used To Make Casing Protectors And What These Materials Do For The Protecters

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In the world of industrial drilling and pipe rigging, there is a definitive need to protect pipes, tools, and anything else that has threads or screws together. That is where casing protectors come in. Each casing protector is made of one of a few protective materials. Each material does something a little different for the casing protector.  HNBR HNBR stands for “hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber,” which is clearly more than a mouthful and why it is shortened to HNBR.…

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Need A New Grease Trap? Go With Plastic

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Introducing grease into your septic system could have disastrous consequences. The high concentration of fat and oil found in most cooking grease can overwhelm your septic system. The bacteria responsible for breaking down waste within the septic system may not be able to keep up with the added demand of processing both biological waste and cooking grease. This could result in the release of improperly treated waste into the environment. …

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Four Uses For Wire Rope Based On Diameter

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Wire rope comes in many widths, or diameters. This gives this type of product multiple uses, too. Some of these uses are surprising, and others are just creative. The following four uses of wire rope are based on diameter. Quarter-Inch Diameter Wire Rope This width of wire rope is useful for electrical projects, most notably for wiring electronics to other electronics. If you wanted to wire your entire home with a speaker system that can transfer music and sound from one room to the next, you would use the quarter-inch diameter rope.…

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Three Reasons Why You See Stainless Steel Bollards Everywhere Now

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Stainless steel bollards are those funny, cylindrical pillars with rounded tops you see almost everywhere now. At one time, you would only see them in front of stores on corners, or on the docks. Now, they seem to be everywhere, even at the drive-thru at your favorite fast food restaurant. It makes you stop and think, and want to know why bollards are everywhere. It is not as though they are a decorative fashion statement, to be sure.…

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Warning Signs That You Need A Boiler Rental

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When an industrial boiler goes out unexpectedly or if you have a sense that there is something wrong with your boiler, you should consider having it replaced. However, if you are not able to replace your boiler right away, you may decide to rent a trailer mounted boiler. Your Boiler Is Old One sign of your boiler needing to be replaced is its age. If your company owns a cast iron boiler, it can last as long as 50 years.…

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Plastic Molding Methods For Your Manufacturing Business

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When it comes to fabrication of plastic components, it’s important that you understand the keys to choosing the right fabrication method. There are a variety of manufacturing approaches that can be used, and the right one for your situation can depend on a lot of different things. Here is a look at some of the things that you should think about as you’re evaluating your options for your new plastic manufacturing system.…

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Clean Up The Property That Your Automotive Shop Is Located On

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If you inherited an automotive shop from your recently-deceased father and one of the first things that you noticed about the establishment is that litter is peppering the ground and a bunch of old equipment is laying behind the back of the building, take the time to clean up the property prior to opening the business in your name. The tips below will help you tidy up the property so that the shop has a pleasant appearance when customers stop by to have their vehicles serviced.…

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2 Everyday Tips For Taking Care Of Your New Home's Septic Tank

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If you recently moved into a new home with a septic tank, you may wonder if there is anything special you need to do to keep the system working properly. If so, use the following everyday tips for taking care of your new home’s septic tank. Do Laundry Throughout the Week If you have always washed your clothes on the same day over the weekend, you may want to change your routine.…

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