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Options for fencing a small acreage

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If you have a small acreage, you should fence it off from the neighbours to delineate the borders. There are a few different options for the type of fencing you can use. These mostly depend on the reason for putting up a fence. Barbed wire fencing One of the cheapest options for fencing is a barbed wire fence, which consists of four, or more, strands of wire stretched between fence posts.

27 June 2016

Your Two-in-One Machine: What is a Tracked Access Platform?

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Working at height can prove challenging, especially when crossing difficult terrain becomes cumbersome for heavy access equipment. Whether you are a construction worker, painter, electrician, or tree surgeon, it is important that whichever elevating working platform you use be safe and reliable in all terrains. New technology and design in the construction industry has seen improvement in projects that involve working at height, and the innovation of the tracked access platform leads the way.

9 June 2016

Making Timber Crates Mobile With Casters: Three Caster Shapes to Consider

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Wooden crates can be for more than just shipping solutions. They can also be used to store items around your factory, warehouse or other industrial facility. If you have items stored in timber crates and you want to be able to move them around quickly, you may want to add casters to your crates. Ultimately, you need to consider how much weight the casters can bear, whether or not they have built-in brakes and a few other issues.

12 April 2016

Useful Guide to Purchasing Walkie-Talkies

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You've been shopping around and almost every walkie-talkie dealer out there seems to claim that their products are the best on the market. As a first-time purchaser, this can be very confusing. Hopefully, the following guide will make it a lot easier for you to buy the right business walkie-talkies free of any frustrations. What types of walkie-talkies are available? Walkie-talkies are essentially available as handheld and vehicle-mounted two way radios.

9 February 2016

Troubleshooting a short cycling water pump

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There are many things that could be wrong if a water tank seems to be functioning improperly. Calling a professional is the easiest way to sort your tank out, but you should be able to troubleshoot and perform simpler repairs on your own as well. This can save you a lot of time and money, as you won't have to call for repairs that turn out to be unnecessary. One common type of problem for residential water tanks is that the tank pump is pumping too rapidly, causing water pump short cycles.

18 January 2016

Things to Consider when Purchasing Radiator Control Valves

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When you are considering purchasing radiator control valves for your equipment, there are a number of factors to consider. With the large number of models, makes and options in radiators, you have to make sure you select the proper valve; however, there are other considerations as well. Use the information here to ensure you find the best radiator valve for your equipment. Seller or Manufacturer When you begin searching for the radiator valve you need, you should consider who you are purchasing the part from.

4 January 2016

An Overview of the Different Kinds of Power Brushes

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You will need to buy some type of power brush if you are planning to open a metal fabrication shop. That power brush will enable you (and your staff) to remove any surface contaminants or blemishes (such as rust) from the materials you are working with. This article discusses some of the common types of power brushes. Tube Brushes These are also called bottle or flue brushes. They are very good for de-burring (smoothening) the internal parts of metal tubes and cylinders.

19 November 2015

Choosing the Right Conveyor Products and Solutions for Your Business

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A conveyor can be a good solution for just about any business that moves products and packages; they can protect those packages from damage due to slips and falls or being dropped by handlers, and can make moving large volumes of products much easier and faster overall. If you haven't shopped for conveyor products and solutions in some time, you might be surprised at the options from companies like Belle Banne Conveyor Products available to you now.

13 November 2015

Common Questions about Structural Insulated Panels

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Structural insulated panels are composite building materials made by putting two layers of structural board (plywood or cement, for example) on the outside of an insulating core (extruded polystyrene foam, for example). This article discusses some questions you may have about this building material. How Can I Save By Using Insulated Panels? Structural insulated panels (SIPs) can enable you to realize savings in many ways. First, you may make savings during the construction process because it takes a shorter time to raise a house frame made from these panels.

7 August 2015

Tips on Keeping Your House Cooler During the Summer

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As any air conditioning unit owner, you probably have had to deal with a period of time when the air that came out of the unit felt like the air that comes out of a ventilator. Cooling issues such as those, as well as insulation issues and problems with the AC equipment itself, are easily fixed by a professional contractor. Here are three tips on how to deal with your air conditioning problem without needing to go to the trouble of replacing the whole unit.

9 July 2015