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  • The Don'ts of Operating a Scissor Lift in your Warehouse

    As a small-scale warehouse owner, you might wonder how you could maximize space for storage purposes. However, the answer lies in the vertical space of your room, that is, stacking pallets vertically towards the roof ensures that you make use of every little space available. That being said, stacking and fetching boxes several meters high will need the services of a scissor lift, like the ones available from Instant Scaffolding WA.
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  • What to Discuss With Your Contractor When Installing a Timber Deck

    A timber deck can be a great choice for any part of your property; you can create a patio right off the kitchen for an outdoor eating space, or expand the family room with a full glass door wall and a timber deck along the exterior. A timber deck can also be installed around your home's pool, if you don't like the appearance of a concrete surround or edge of the pool.
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  • 4 Tips For Cutting Brass Effortlessly

    Some inexperienced fabricators may be frustrated by the poor-quality cuts produced when they use a laser cutter to cut a sheet of brass. Such fabricators may not know the tips and tricks that pros use to produce excellent cuts in this reflective material. This article discusses some of those insider tricks that you can use when you are cutting brass on your laser cutter: Step Up the Heat The heat from your laser cutter is quickly dispersed by brass.
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  • Factors to Consider When Shopping for a Welder

    Some hobbyists may end up buying a welder that is ill-suited to their needs because they didn't know the factors that influence a buying decision as they compared different welders. This article discusses some of the considerations that one should have in mind when selecting a welder. Use this information to buy the welding machine that is the most appropriate for your needs. Your Skill Level The different types of welders, such as stick welders and TIG welders, require different levels of welding skills in order to produce satisfactory results.
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  • Ways to Use a Second Hand Shipping Container for Storage and Prepping

    If you or your family are into emergency preparedness and prepping, then you may be looking at ways to store items or to give you a backup if you need shelter. You may already know that second hand shipping containers are the ideal way to give an alternative to shelter. What you may not know is they have several other uses for preppers and sustainable living homes around the world. Here are a few of those uses and how they can benefit your prepping endeavors.
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  • The Pros and Cons of Amorphous Thermoplastics

    You may be wondering what amorphous thermoplastics are as you search for the best engineering plastics to use in your application. This article discusses some of the pros and cons of amorphous thermoplastics, such as ABS and nylon. Use this information to make an informed decision about the suitability of this type of engineering plastics for your needs. The Pros Transparency. Amorphous thermoplastics are usually transparent. This makes them a good fit for applications where visibility is needed.
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  • Strategies That Can Be Deployed by Employers to Effectively Control Electric Motor Vibration Risk

    Electric vibrating motors are used for large industrial applications, such as conveyors, hoppers, feeders and compacting tables, as well as small applications like handheld medical tools. Regardless of the widespread use of these vibratory motors, it cannot be ignored that they may result in serious health issues for employees that face high levels of vibrations on a constant basis. Fortunately, there are a number of steps that employers can take to effectively protect their workers against the long-term health issues that may be caused by consistent exposure to strong vibrations.
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  • Installing a Car Lift in Your City Centre Property: 3 Things to Consider

    If you have recently purchased a second vehicle and you have limited parking space in your city centre property, you may be trying to work out where to park it. Street parking can be an expensive solution. By installing a car lift in your existing garage, you can double the space available to you. However, before you go ahead and install a car lift in your garage, you should consider the following things.
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  • Wooden Pallets: How Kiln Drying Differs from Heat Treatment

    People who are planning to order wooden pallets may be unsure about how heat treatment differs from kiln drying where pallets are concerned. This article discusses these two processes so that you can be sure that you have specified the right process when you order your pallets. Kiln Drying A kiln is a controlled environment where materials can be placed so that they may be heated to a desired degree. The primary objective of kiln drying is to reduce the moisture content of lumber.
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  • 5 Potential Safety Hazards Related to Conveyor Belts

    Conveyor belts are a vital part of many industrial systems. Conveyors are used in mining, manufacturing, food preparation and other sectors. As important as this equipment is, however, conveyors can also pose threats to the safety of workers around them. Below are five types of potential safety hazards related to conveyors. 1. Debris As items roll through a conveyor system, the objects could become jostled and knocked off of the belt.
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