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How to Vandal-Proof a Flagpole

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

If you're in the process of choosing a new flagpole, then you need to think about keeping the pole and its flag safe. Flagpoles can be magnets for vandals and people messing about, so it makes sense to choose a flagpole and accessories that will deter vandalism. What kind of features will help you do this?  Hidden Mechanisms Some flagpole workings are on the outside of the pole. For example, some products have halyards and ropes running down the pole itself or attached to an adjacent wall.

27 March 2020

3 Ways to Keep Safe When Working With TPV Santoprene Extrusions

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Santoprene is a form of thermoplastic elastomer. The material is as flexible as rubber, but its processing ease is that of thermoplastics. Santoprene is a combination of the best elements of rubber and plastic. Since the plastic is not hard to process, remanufacturing it is simple. Thus, manufacturers prefer using Santoprene over rubber. Recycling the material is also possible as it has a polyolefin base. If you choose to work with TPV Santoprene extrusions, you should understand more than the process involved.

23 March 2020

Piling Contractors- What You Should Know Before Hiring

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

When putting up a new building, the first thing to work on is the foundation. Piling contractors help in developing the foundation, ensuring that it can sustain the entire weight of the building. Having a professional piling contractor ensures the house is strong enough and minimizes the risk of sinking or collapsing.  When Should You Consult One? It's impossible to set up a new building without consulting a piling contractor. You will be able to understand the condition of the ground and the measures to put in place to set up your dream building.

25 February 2020

3 Useful Door Features to Look for in a Commercial Fridge

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

You may have already decided whether to go for a glass or solid door for your kitchen's fridge; however, this isn't the only customisation you can choose. Commercial refrigerator doors come with different features that make them easier and safer to use. Which features should you look for in a door? 1. Automated Opening Hygiene is important in a commercial kitchen. You need to keep surfaces clean and sanitised to avoid bacterial growth and cross-contamination between different foodstuffs.

21 February 2020

4 Design Tips to Create an Industrial-Style Room

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Not every living space is well-suited to the industrial look, but if you want to implement an industrial theme in your home décor, these four tips will help give you the look you want. 1. Don't hide your mechanical systems Perhaps the best way to instantly give an industrial feel to a space is to open the various mechanical systems in the room. If it's a kitchen, expose the plumbing.No matter which room in the house it is, unearth the ductwork.

29 January 2020

Top Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Metal Balustrade Design

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

While balustrades have traditionally been functional features in commercial facilities, this is changing as interior designers strive to improve their creativity to deliver exceptional work. This has been driven by the continued demand for aesthetically appealing stairways, balconies and terraces in commercial facilities. That said, interior designers must understand that the metal balustrade design they choose depends on various factors. This article highlights these aspects. Source of Light — When looking at a building, you need to understand the direction of the source of light in relation to the location of the metal balustrade.

24 January 2020

Ways A Metal Industrial Shed Will Prove To Be The Most Energy Efficient Solution For Your Needs

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Running a business is not cheap. A range of external factors you have no control over can influence the profitability of your commercial endeavour, such as market fluctuations and a decrease in demand for your supplies. But one factor that you can try to get a handle on is your overhead costs, especially if you are looking to construct an industrial shed. While you have a vast selection of materials to choose from for your commercial shed, not many can offer you costs savings on your overhead expenses like metal supplies.

22 January 2020

Key Points to Know About Formatubes

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Many contractors already know about formatubes and what they can do on the job site. What you may not know is how they can be used beyond the task of holding the concrete during curing and setting. Here are a few of the key points you need to know and what you need to understand about the uses of formatubes on the job site.  Pouring Options A key point that you may not know about the use of formatubes deals with pouring options.

22 January 2020

Understanding Screw Pile Foundations

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Based on the traditional method of laying a structure's foundation, trenches need to be dug out to place steel and concrete. Looking at this process closely, you require several labourers and digging and dumping machines and equipment to dig out the trenches and transport soil, a lot of concrete and steel to fill the trenches and time to let the concrete cure and harden. Even though this method is still used, you find that you might end up spending a lot of money hiring labourers to dig foundation trenches, hiring digging and dumping equipment and buying steel and concrete.

21 January 2020

Water Tank Care Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Water tanks are vital in every home as they aid in water storage. This ensures that property owners don't worry about water shortages, especially if they don't have a constant water supply. But, like other items in a home, the tanks need to be maintained regularly to keep the water clean and safe for use and also ensure that the tank lasts longer. Below are some simple care tips you should consider to achieve these objectives.

21 January 2020