Cleaning up the Industrial Industry

  • What Metal Forming Lubricants Do And Why You Need Them

    12 December 2018

    Metal forming lubricants are not exactly as they sound. They are not lubricants that magically transform into metals. Instead they are lubricants that lubricate machinery that forms and shapes metals. Here is why any metalworking industry should definitely have metal forming lubricants and how you should be using them. ​Metal Forming Machines Deal with Hot Metals ​Machines that bend, shape, and mold metal are consistently hot. They can overheat and jam up, stopping production on whatever is being made.

  • Five FAQs When It Comes To Heating Your Home With Oil

    2 November 2018

    If you are building a new home, you will need to figure out what kind of heating system to install. Some of the options include having an electric furnace or using natural gas. One more option that you may not have thought about is an oil heating system. If you don't know much about heating your home with oil, here are the answers to five frequently asked questions.  1. Is Heating Oil Safe?

  • Three Types Of Military Shelters, And How You Can Personally Use Each Of Them

    28 September 2018

    The military is responsible for creating a number of unique military shelter options over the last one hundred years. In fact, a lot of civilians have purchased these different shelters for their own use. If you are interested in what types of military shelters are available and how you can use them, check out the following. Bomb Shelters Bomb shelters will not ward off nuclear bombs, but they will protect you when other military bombs are dropped.

  • Common Dangers Faced By Miners

    23 August 2018

    Mining is a dangerous profession. For that reason, miners need to undergo an annual safety training to minimize the risk of death or injury. The majority of mining-related injuries come from coal mining. However, any form of mining can potentially be dangerous.  Chemical Risks There are many dangers that miners can face. Mining often requires a chemical separation process. The chemicals used for mining can pose a severe risk to miners.

  • How Using A Boom Truck Can Make Your Construction Site Safer

    20 July 2018

    If you are someone who operates or manages a construction business, then chances are good that you know at least a little bit about cranes and boom trucks. As you might already know, boom trucks from a place like Prestige Dock Service can be very handy for getting the job done on many construction sites. However, what you might not realize is that boom trucks can also help with making your work site safer.

  • Planning for a Natural Disaster? How to Make Sure Your Emergency Water Supply Is Prepared

    2 June 2018

    If you've been busy making emergency plans for a natural disaster, one of the most important things you can do is plan for your water supply. You can go a couple of days without food, but you can't go without water. In an emergency, you're going to need access to clean water for a variety of purposes, including drinking and food preparation. You're also going to need it for personal hygiene needs and wound care.

  • How Electric Actuators Can Help Your Process Plant's Efficiency

    19 April 2018

    If you want to run an industrial manufacturing plant, you will likely need to deal with fluid process systems. Fluid piping systems are used in refineries, food factories, water treatment plants, and the like. In the past, these fluids were regulated by manual control valves. These valves would regulate the level, temperature, flow, and pressure of a fluid. However, if you don't have a lot of employees or if you must operate complex systems, then manual control valves aren't practical.