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Electric Heating For Warehouses: A Comparison Of Three Methods

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If your warehouse is not set up for gas heat, your options are limited. Here’s a look at three electric heating methods that are, fortunately, less expensive to install than gas and don’t necessarily have to be expensive to operate. Convection Convection heating relies on natural circulation patterns to move heat around a warehouse space. If warehouses could rely solely on convection heating to stay warm, it could be a very economical heating method.…

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5 Tips To Prevent Fires In Your Industrial Setting

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Fires in your industrial setting can be devastating. Not only can even the smallest fire cause injury – or worse – to your employees, but it can also cause extensive and expensive damage to your pricey equipment. Luckily, following a few safety tips can help greatly reduce the chance of fire in your manufacturing plant: 1. Install a Fire Suppression System A fire suppression system is a necessity in any industrial setting.…

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Skip The Truck Stop Food: How To Eat Healthy When You Work On The Road

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When you work as a truck driver, it can be difficult to stay healthy. The demands on your time and the convenience of fast food can lead you to be looking for the nearest truck stop diner or take-out place as you start feeling those hunger pangs. Luckily, it doesn’t always have to be this way. Here are some tips to help you take control of your diet and start eating healthier while you’re on the road.…

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3 Things That Contaminate Your Compressed Air Filter

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Any compressed air filter can become contaminated and blocked by things in the air. It is important that you know what these things are so that you can understand why it is important that your compressed air filter not be blocked by such things. Here are the top three things that contaminate compressed air filters: Solid Particles: Solid particles include dust and rusted pipes that can chip and get caught in the air filter.…

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Helpful Things To Utilize When Fabricating Custom Sheet Metal

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Sheet metal is a great material to use for many types of custom sheet metal fabrication projects, whether you are building a workbench or a steel shed. In order to work with sheet metal in a safe, efficient manner, these tools are going to come in handy: Metal Cutting Snips When working with sheet metal, you probably have to cut some pieces in order to get the right size. Cutting sheet metal doesn’t have to be difficult when you use metal cutting snips.…

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Metal Fabricators: Why You Need One When Building A Home

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When planning and estimating costs for your new home, be sure to figure in the added expense of a steel fabricator. Steel fabrication involves bending, cutting, and building constructs made from metals, and requires specialized tools and skill-sets to complete. Metal fabrication is warranted in structures to create a strong, durable frame, particularly when you are building a commercial or storage building, when longevity and security are key. Some reasons that you will need a steel fabricator when planning your new home include:…

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"Come Fly With Me": Take Your Stage Productions To The Next Level

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If you are the stage director or technical director of a theater company, you’ve probably watched with envy at shows where cast members appeared to be soaring through the air with a fly system. A number of today’s popular shows use flying–not just for stage pieces but for humans too: Willy Wonka Peter Pan Mary Poppins Wicked Pippin Here are some tips for taking your company to the next level by using a fly system for extra special effects.…

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2 Ways To Reduce Stress On Pipes To Prevent Leaks

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Leaking pipes can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. Not only do they cost a fairly large amount of money to fix, but they also waste water and increase the water bill. They can cause damage to the house and to personal possessions and keep people up at night with the noise. In order to reduce the chances of leaks developing, it is possible to decrease the amount of stress that the pipes are under.…

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