3 tips for hiring an industrial engineer

8 January 2018
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Engineers take years of training, hard work and on the job experience to gain an incredible level of knowledge. An industrial and manufacturing engineer has the added challenges of apply their craft to a series of highly complex, highly hazardous and sometimes dangerous industrial sites. This expertise makes them invaluable on your project site, not matter if you are digging up valuable minerals, or carrying out deep sea mining exploration. Of course, this level of knowledge means that a qualified engineer will never be a cheap option, but do not let that make you think they will not save you money. Read More 

Having A Blast: The Advantages Of Using Abrasive Blasting To Remove Paint And Coatings From Your Concrete Floor

21 December 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Concrete floors are about as durable as you would expect, but they benefit from surface coatings just like any other flooring material, and a wide variety of paints, coatings and sealants are used to protect concrete floors from corrosive substances, stains and heavy impacts. Unfortunately, these coatings have a limited shelf life, and while reapplying coatings to a worn conrete floor is a relatively simple process, the remaining vestiges of the original coatings must be removed for the new coating to properly take. Read More 

Is Spot Welding the Solution to Your Welding Problem?

13 December 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

If you have a product or piece of equipment that requires two pieces of metal to be joined together spot welding is an easy, fast way of achieving the join. To create a spot weld two pieces of metal are pressed together and an electrode is placed on either side of the metal. When a current is passed between the electrodes a joint in the metal is created. To create a good joint the current must be applied for the correct amount of time, the time required will vary depending on the types of metal being joined and the thickness of each piece. Read More 

Industrial Electric Motors: Understanding the Common Causes of Failure

27 November 2017
 Categories: , Blog

Electric vibrating motors are essential components in industrial equipment, systems and applications. They are beneficial in driving the efficiency of various operations through the machines in which they are installed. In general, these units are designed to provide extended service after fabrication. However, they can experience unexpected failure, stalling industrial functions. Therefore, it is important to understand the issues causing unexpected failures. The knowledge will be critical in minimising incidents in the industrial setup in the future. Read More 

Metal Fabrication: Managing Your Expenses for Stainless Steel Manufacturing

8 November 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Stainless steel is a favoured material in custom metal fabrication because of its exceptional strength. In simple terms, it can withstand high compressional and tensional forces as well as mechanical impact without deformation. Also, stainless steel is not vulnerable to corrosion. This property ensures the durability of the fabricated product and its exceptional performance in adverse conditions. Unfortunately, stainless steel fabrication can be an expensive undertaking for your business. If you are concerned about the projected expenses, you should think about using the practical tips below to reduce the total project expenses. Read More