2018

5 Signs It's Time to Upgrade Your Machinery

When you run a factory, you have to take care of a lot of equipment, and you have to make hard decisions about when to upgrade your machinery. Wondering if it's time to upgrade? If your machinery meets any of the following criteria, it may be time. Needs Repairs Often Repairs are inevitable with industrial machinery, but if you're constantly paying for repairs, that can be a waste of money. Track how much you're spending on repairs and crunch the numbers to see what would happen if you put those repair funds toward machinery upgrades.

The Benefits Of Choosing Perspex Over Traditional Glass For Your Tropical Aquarium

An eye-catching aquarium filled with elegant and colourful tropical fish can be a beautiful addition to any home or place of business, but it can also be a surprisingly expensive one, and all that effort and expense will be for nothing if your aquarium leaks, cracks or shatters. Consequently, many tropical fish keepers are moving away from traditional tanks and aquariums made of glass, and opting instead for more modern aquariums made from Perspex.

Two ways to increase the efficiency levels in an industrial manufacturing facility

There are a number of steps that the owners of industrial manufacturing businesses can take to increase the efficiency levels in their facilities. Read on to find out what these steps are. Fit PVC swing doors Employees who work in a manufacturing facility often have to transport materials from one part of the building to another. During these journeys, they will usually have to pass through multiple doors. If the doors in the facility feature standard lever handles and as a result of this, can only be opened and closed by manually pressing down on these handles, these employees may struggle to move the materials in a quick and efficient manner.

Using aluminium for sheet metal fabrication

Aluminium has been around since the nineteenth century. When the metal was first discovered, it was very difficult to fabricate and cost almost as much as gold. It was also used to make jewellery originally, but as research went on and people discovered cheaper ways of fabricating it, aluminium became a popular material for use in different fields. Presently, it is used in manufacture of motor vehicle and plane parts, building and construction materials and even the regular household appliances and utensils.

It's What's Inside That Counts: The Benefits Of Choosing Santoprene For Fabricating Vehicle Interior Trim

Even the most spartan and utilitarian of vehicles are fitted with interior trim as standard, if only to cover up potentially dangerous components such as steering columns and airbags, and whether you manufacture pieces of interior trim for heavy goods vehicles, luxury cars or rough-and-ready utes, you need to ensure that the materials you use to make your trim are up to the task.  Santoprene is extremely widely used in the interior trim manufacturing industry, and for good reason; this unique plastic (technically a thermoplastic vulcanisate, or TPV) has a number of unusual properties that make it ideally suited to many interior trim applications.