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Benefits of Lean Manufacturing and Related Blogs

Lean manufacturing is the process of cutting back on certain materials or speeding up certain processes to lower the overall cost of manufacturing. There can be key benefits to this approach to manufacturing, but it's important to move forward with a balanced view of lowering costs without compromising quality. This blog looks at that concept, but it also delves into other information related to the manufacturing and industrial fields. Ultimately, this blog is designed to help manufacturing professionals as well as B2B clients who purchase products or outsource processes to this field. If you have questions, I hope that you find the answers you need here.

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2018

Follow These Tips for Efficient Air Compressor Maintenance

Purchasing the perfect air compressor for your needs is the first step in ensuring that you have the right tool for your carpentry, spray-painting, DIY repairs and other projects that use pneumatic tools. However, if you want the compressor to serve you for a long time, you have to come up with ways of maintaining the air compressor properly. Below are a few tips and guidelines that will help you keep your air compressors in perfect condition for the longest time possible.

2 mistakes that can shorten the lifespan of the scissor lifts you use in your industrial facility

A scissor lift can be very useful in an industrial work environment. If you use this type of equipment in your facility and don't want to have to replace it prematurely, it's important to be aware of the mistakes that could potentially shorten its lifespan. Here are two such mistakes. 1. Failing to implement a maintenance routine Much like a car, a truck or a motorbike, a scissor lift needs to undergo regular maintenance.

Two safety tips for those who own stainless steel manufacturing facilities

If you own and operate a stainless manufacturing facility, it is absolutely essential to do what you can to keep your employees safe whilst they carry out their work. Here are two tips that should help you to do this. Make sure employees take appropriate precautions when transporting steel around the facility Those who work in a stainless steel manufacturing facility often need to transport steel components from one area of the building to another.

Advantages To Investing In Aluminium Ute Trays

Whether you are a farmer, tradesperson or weekend warrior, there are many advantages to considering a heavy-duty aluminium tray for your ute. Heavy-duty aluminium offers excellent protection for the back of your ute and will ensure your ute trays stand the test of time. This article will take a look at how to get the best from your ute trays and how to choose the right one for your vehicle. 

Tips for Speeding up Sandblasting Process on Rusty or Painted Metal

If you have just started a metal cleaning workshop to restore metal for remanufacturing firms, then you should know that there are different ways of achieving best results. Some businesses in the industry use powered grinders to scrape off paint and rust from metal surfaces. However, there is another method referred to as sandblasting. The results of a sandblasting procedure is fantastic, but only if carried out correctly. However, if you are going to sandblast for the first time, a single job might take you a bit of time to clear.

How Abrasive Blasting Can Help Your Business Thrive

Sometimes when you are working with metal, a job can take longer than you expect. It would be great if you could just take your piece of metal and immediately begin to work on it. Sadly, very often you can't do that, and preparing the metal surface for the work you need to do can often take as long as doing the actual work. Sometimes the surfaces you need to work with are rusty or dirty.

Modern Materials for Street Furniture in Coastal Environments

All sorts of products that are designed for outdoor use, such as street furniture, must be made to last and have a level of durability that will allow it to stand up to the elements. However, when it comes to coastal locations, the marine environment offers additional challenges for manufacturers. Makes of all types of street furniture – from road signs to public benches – must take into account the additional corrosive force of sea spray.

Top 3 Benefits of Using Concrete Safety Barriers as Road Restraint Systems

Car crashes caused by errant vehicles can lead to serious injuries and fatalities on various roads across Australia. This explains why it is important to provide some sort of road traffic safety barrier along roads to prevent the severity of the crashes when they do happen. Using concrete safety barriers as vehicle restraint systems for local roads is common in Australia. To better understand the reasons behind the widespread use of concrete barriers as road traffic safety barriers, continue reading on below.

The Industrial Uses of Netting

Nets and netting have a number of uses in modern industry. Netting is essentially a product that is made from fibres which are woven together in a grid-like structure. According to historical research, nets have been found in use during the classical era, for example with fishing, but they may date as far back as stone age man. For a relatively simple technology, it may come as a surprise just how many contemporary uses nets are put to.

Advantages of Using Customized Packaging Boxes for a Business

When delivering goods to customers, customized packaging plays a critical role. However, lean economic times have forced some businesses to direct less funding towards customized packaging. Therefore, one would be forgiven for suggesting that personalized boxes should be among the last areas to receive any form of financing for the business. Injecting less funding on customized packaging has its consequences with the major one being that companies tend to lose on the consumer front.

Advantages of Using Stainless Steel Fasteners When Building a Dock

If you're putting together a dock, you may want to use stainless steel fasteners instead of other types of hardware. Stainless steel resists corrosion more effectively than almost any other type of metal, and this type of metal has other advantages that make it ideal for a marine environment. Here's what you need to know. Reduces Risk of Injuries Unfortunately, when fasteners corrode, they can break. If you have a bunch of fasteners holding together a dock at a marina, and several of the fasteners break, that can compromise the integrity of your dock.