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Conveying Good Will: Conveyor Safety Tips for Industrial Workers

Hi, my name is Brooke, and I used to run the HR department in a factory. I filed a lot of injury reports and helped a tragic number of people make claims for workers' compensation or WorkCover. In many cases, the accidents involved convener belts. By seeing what not to do, I really learned what should be done in terms of conveyor safety. I love writing and wanted to convey some good will to the world through a blog – I also love puns. In this space, I plan to post on conveyor belt safety as well as other posts related to a range of industrial equipment. I hope these posts help to protect you and your workers.

Conveying Good Will: Conveyor Safety Tips for Industrial Workers


Five Tips to Keep in Mind When Shopping for New Mobile Home Windows

New windows can help to boost the efficiency of your mobile home, and there are several things you should keep in mind as you look for new windows. Before shopping, check out this list of tips: 1. Find out if you have a nail fin. In order to determine which sort of windows you need for your mobile home, you have to determine if your home has a nail fin.

A Few Important Tips for Taking Good Care of Your Power Tools

If you've recently purchased your first set of power tools, you'll want to ensure you take good care of them. High-quality tools are meant to last for years, but of course the more care you take to maintain them, the longer they'll last and the better they'll perform. Note a few simple but very important tips for taking good care of your power tools. Replace the brushes Most power tools will have two brushes, which are actually more like springs, on either side of their motor.

Common Causes of Pump Seal Failure

Have you been incurring a high cost to replace the pump seals in your industrial equipment? Read on and find out some of the reasons that could explain those frequent pump seal failures. Use this information to make the needed changes in order to address the specific factors that were contributing to the pump seal failures in your equipment. Use of Wrong Seals Pump seals can fail prematurely because the wrong seals were selected for the application.

3 Possibilities For Lighter Aeroplanes In The Near Future

The weight of an aeroplane is often a major issue of concern for aircraft manufacturers. This is because the weight of the plane is often directly proportional to its fuel efficiency. Over the years, aircraft manufacturers have continued to develop practical ways to make lighter (therefore more fuel efficient) planes. As a student aeronautical engineer, you should reasonably expect to work with lighter materials once you're done with school. Here's why.

Some Terminology to Learn When Buying Your Own Fencing Supplies

It's not impossible for a homeowner to erect their own fence around their yard, or to get replacement supplies and make repairs to damaged slats, cut wires, and the like. However, before you shop, you would do well to understand some basic terms you might come across at the home improvement store. This will ensure you get the right supplies for your fence and know what to buy, as needed.

When to Choose an Air Cannon Versus Industrial Vibration Equipment

When bins, silos, rail cars or other containers get clogs or blockages of the materials they're moving, you can often choose to install an air cannon on the side or top of the container, or use industrial vibration equipment to move materials along. While each method may be effective in stopping this material's flow problem, air cannons offer some advantages over industrial vibration equipment. Note when it's better to use an air cannon versus an industrial vibrator for moving your materials through any container.

What Are the Green Benefits of Installing Insulated Panels?

Structural insulated panels are two layers of a material (such as oriented strand board, OSB) that are laminated over an insulating material such as expanded polystyrene foam. This article discusses some of the green benefits that you would enjoy if you used these panels to construct your home. Less Construction Waste The use of insulated panel installation to build a home generates very little worksite waste. This is because the panels are precut and pre-sized for the site where they will be used.

Precautions to Take Before Dispatching Components to Be Plated

Plating refers to the process of bonding one material or metal onto the surface of another metal. For instance, steel can be zinc-plated in order to protect it from corrosion. You need to take several precautions before you instruct a metal fabricator to plate your components. This article discusses some of those precautions. Request for Rack Plating of Interlocking Components Barrel plating is the most cost-effective way to plate components. However, interlocking components may hold onto each other as they are tumbled inside a barrel dipped into a tank containing the plating material.