Determining Whether Your Building Materials Are Ecofriendly

When it comes to construction of a new home, potential homeowners tend to opt for brick as their choice building materials. Although bricks are strong and durable, they are not necessarily the most environmentally friendly building materials that you could choose. In this day and age when global warming and carbon emissions are becoming a growing concern for many, more and more potential homeowners are looking for greener solutions so as to ensure they are not contributing to the decline of the environment. Read More 

The Benefits of Using Recycled Concrete in Your Next Construction Project

A lot of concrete waste is produced from the demolition of old buildings, destruction of structures by natural occurrences such as earthquakes, and removal of unwanted concrete from road pavements and buildings among other natural and human activities. Did you know that such waste could be of very great importance in your next construction project? During construction, recycled concrete can be used in place of gravel or as dry aggregate that's mixed with fresh concrete. Read More 

What to Look For When Selecting Your First Air Cannon for Your Plant

An air cannon may be attached to the side of a bin, silo, or railcar in order to keep solid materials flowing easily. Materials may get stuck to each other so that they form a bridge across the length of a bin or silo, or may otherwise slow down the flow of the product. An air cannon can blast these materials with a shot of pressurized air so they separate and begin flowing again. Read More 

FAQs About Hydraulic Cylinder Service

The hydraulic cylinder is an invaluable component in many types of industrial equipment. Through the action of the cylinder, a unidirectional force is produced that powers the operations of such equipment. This article provides answers to a few questions related to the servicing and repair of hydraulic cylinders for the benefit of business owners looking to incorporate the use of hydraulic lifts in their day-to-day commercial activities. Why Do Hydraulic Cylinders Fail? Read More 

The Next Five Essential Tools to Upgrade Your Home Maintenance Capability

You have your basic set of tools and have tackled all the minor home repair projects successfully. However, now your confidence has grown and you feel ready to tackle some more involved home maintenance projects. Of course, you will need to assemble a bigger arsenal of tools. This list of essentials will help you complete your larger projects quickly and easily. Cordless Drill This should be the first item on your list. Read More