Steel Fabrication: 3 Desulfurization Methods To Consider
9 March 2016
When steel is being fabricated, sulfur may bind to the steel. Generally speaking, sulfur is not a desirable alloy that is added with steel, and it is considered to be an impurity instead. This is because sulfur causes brittleness and reduces weldability of steel if it exceeds 0.05%. As a result, desulfurization is an important step in many steel fabrication processes. This article will look at 3 common desulfurization methods.
2 Tips for Making the Steel Caster Wheels in Your Factory Last Longer
27 January 2016
If you work in a factory that uses movable equipment, some of the machinery may be placed on steel caster wheels. Keeping the wheels maintained is important for safely moving the equipment as well as making the wheels last longer. Use the tips below to keep them in tip-top shape for as long as possible.
Keep the Wheels Out of Water
If your caster wheels are made out of steel, it is imperative that you limit their exposure to water.
Make Sure Your Overhead Crane Hoist Will Last For Years By Protecting It From Heat
14 December 2015
Overhead crane hoists are sizeable investments for factories. Therefore, it's important to make sure they're well taken care of and will last for years. Most overhead crane hoists are built to withstand the workloads they'll see in factories, but not all hoists are made to withstand high temperatures. If you're looking for an overhead crane hoist, and there is a significant heat source in your factory, make sure you have a way to protect an overhead crane hoist from heat before purchasing one.
Investing In Aluminum: The Metal Of The Future
22 October 2015
You might not think of recycling as a great economic market for your investments or your involvement, but there you would be wrong. Scrap metal recycling, especially recycling aluminum, is one of the most effective and useful forms of recycling, and it's an industry that will only keep growing as demand for aluminum continues to increase. Here are a few ways you can get on board the money train of aluminum recycling and why it's a great investment.