Industrial Manufacturing

Types Of Power Valve Actuators And Their Benefits

There are many different kinds of valve actuators. Some are manual, but the majority are power valve actuators, meaning that another source of power controls what the valve actuators do. If this sparks your interest, and/or you would rather have more power actuators in your plant than manual ones, here are the different types of power valve actuators and their benefits. Electric Valve Actuators Electric valve actuators are powered, obviously, by electricity.

What To Look For When Buying JIC Fittings

If you are involved in an industry that works with high levels of pressure, such as the fuel industry, then you might be familiar with JIC fittings. These seemingly simple fittings are often used to help with preventing pressure, moisture and more from escaping from hoses and tanks, and you may use them on a wide range of equipment within your industry. Even though you might use a lot of these fittings, you might not be particularly familiar with purchasing them.

3 Tips For Storing Copper Tubes For Your Factory's Machine Shop

If you factory has recently ordered a load of copper tubes for use in your machine shop, you may be uncertain as to how to store them properly. If so, use the following tips for storing the tubes until you need them for your next project. Select a Dedicated Spot for the Copper When deciding on the location for the copper tubes, select a spot that will be dedicated only to them.

5 FAQs About Scrap Metal Recycling

If it's been a while since you've cleaned out your garage, or if you are simply working on a major construction project, you may have some free money lying around disguised as junk. Scrap metal recycling companies will take your scrap metal and give you money. If you aren't sure if scrap metal is worth the time, check out these five frequently asked questions. What Does Ferrous Metal? When you start research scrap metal recycling, you may see the term ferrous.

Your Lathe Workstation: Setup Essentials

Working with metal often involves a skillset that people need to learn and practice before they are confident about their work and good at what they do. If you're working with powerful machines like lathes which need to be handled properly to avoid injury and damage, you'll also need a sensible setup and workstation. Workstation suggestions launch as those below are essential for doing your best work. Use a Turning Tool Holder