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Caring For Powder Coated Rims

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Customized rims are a quick way to improve the appearance of a vehicle and protect the rims from rust and corrosion – a real risk in some industries and driving conditions. Unlike paint, which is applied wet to the surface of the rims and allowed to dry – which also allows it to be scratched off – powder coating is bonded to the metal. The dry coating particles are melted and then applied to the rims where they bond with the help of an electrostatic charge.…

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Handbag How-To: 3 Tips For Sewing Leather

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Many women have an affinity for handbags and are willing to invest some serious coin in the purchase a bag they find desirable. If you are hoping to cash in on the female population’s love affair with handbags, you might be considering creating your own line of leather bags for commercial sale. Working with leather can be a challenge for some novice sewers. Here are three tips to keep in mind as you sew to ensure your final products are as high-end as possible.…

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Industrial Shake-Down: Two Types Of Vibrating Screener Separators That Can Help You Sort Parts And Particles

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If you work in an industrial setting where it is important to separate small parts, particles, or good foods from rotten, then you may want to depend on more than just your employees’ sight. If your plant does not already use screener separators, you may want to invest in one or more of these particular machines. Here are the two types of separators, how they work and how they differ.…

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3 Things To Do When Updating Your Business With Geothermal Mechanical Systems

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Cutting costs is an important part of managing any business. Finding the place to make these cuts can sometimes be a difficult decision. Energy costs are a great place to start, which can be done with an investment in modern renewable energy technology, such as geothermal mechanicals. Unlike with homes, these systems can be designed to reduce the energy costs of many aspects of your business, such as refrigeration, cooling, heating and hot water.…

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Refrigerator Cooling Problems: Signs Of A Bad Air Compressor

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Have you had to increase your monthly budget for groceries because the refrigerator does not get cold enough for food to stay fresh? You either need to get a new refrigerator, or the compressor that creates cold air might be going out and need to be replaced. In this article, learn the things that can go wrong with a refrigerator when it’s time to get the air compressor replaced. The Air Compressor Never Shuts Off…

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3 Tips To Help Extend The Life-Expectancy Of Non-Sealed Bearings

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Sealed bearings, like fluid and magnetic bearings, require very little maintenance. These bearings contain small seals that are designed to keep the lubricant inside of the bearing and prevent dirt and debris from getting in. However, if you have a non-sealed bearing, then this will require far more maintenance. These bearings need to be cleaned and lubricated regularly in order to prevent the bearing from failing prematurely. Fortunately, there are a few tips that you can use to help extend the life-expectancy of your non-sealed bearings.…

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Three Ways To Remove Rust From Chrome-Plated Products

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Chrome is one of the most commonly used metals for everyday products. Because it protects against corrosion and is water resistance chrome plating is implemented in everything from car bumpers and motorcycles tubes to faucets and pots and pans. When well-maintained, chrome has a shiny luster, but it can become rusted if not taken care of. If your chrome product is suffering from rust, here are three ways to bring back its radiant shine.…

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How To Get Rid Of Cement That Has Dried

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If you used a wheelbarrow or some other object as a place to mix concrete and do not clean it up right away, you are in for a nasty surprise within a few hours. The concrete that you mixed in the container is now absolutely caked on and dried. It is as difficult to remove as the concrete that you just laid for a sidewalk or a patio is going to be.…

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Laser Cutting: Common Questions Prospective Metal Fabrication Customers Ask

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Regardless of the item that your business needs crafted, metal items will likely need to be made by an experienced metal fabricator. An experienced steel fabricator will have the equipment and expertise needed to craft an item that will perfectly meet your needs. There are a variety of cutting techniques that your metal fabricator will be able to use when crafting your item. In particular, laser cutting is a relatively new technique that many people are uninformed about, but after these couple of concerns are addressed, you should be a much better-informed customer about the work that is being done by your metal fabricator.…

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3 Hardware Store Items To Always Keep On Hand In Your Factory

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There are a lot of things at your average hardware store that can be very helpful in your factory. If you stock up on a few basic supplies at a hardware store now, you’ll ensure that your maintenance crew always has what it needs to make repairs. This can help things run more smoothly in your factory and can help prevent equipment from wearing out at the wrong time, such as in the middle of your 3rd shift, when there are no hardware stores open.…

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