Essential Tips for Loading a Grease Gun Correctly

All types of machinery with moving parts require lubrication to ensure smooth operation and prevent wearing of moving components due to friction. Grease guns are the easiest devices to use for equipment and machinery lubrication, and they can apply grease and other types of lubrication even to the hard-to-reach parts of machinery. To use a grease gun, you have to load it correctly. The process looks easy to most people, but if done incorrectly, locked air can prevent grease from being dispensed, and this can be quite frustrating. Read More 

Adhesive-Bonding In Metal Fabrication

A large number of metal fabrication specialists use mechanical fasteners and welded joints for metal-to-metal bonding and for bonding metals to composite materials. However, there are alternative techniques that a metal fabricator can employ in the metal bonding exercise. Adhesive bonding is one among the alternative techniques. This article discusses various advantages associated with using adhesives for metal bonding as opposed to relying on welded joints. Apprentice metal fabricators should find this information useful. Read More 

Answers to Some Commonly Asked Questions About Selling Scrap Metal for Money

If you're like most people, you may have a garage full of older metal items that could actually be taken to a scrap yard, or you may see lots of discarded pieces of metal on the curb on trash day and wonder how to recycle them. If you want to sell scrap metal for a living, then you'll need to invest in a good vehicle and know the rates of nearby scrap yards, but if you're looking to bring in items only on occasion, you might note a few commonly asked questions about the process. Read More 

Why Participation Trophies Are Important

You may be wondering whether you should support the award of trophies to your kids who participate in activities such as athletics. This article discusses why those trophies are important in the development of your child. Kids Learn About Commitment Many people express interest in different things (such as becoming wealthy or losing weight) but they never follow through on what they need to do in order to attain that desire/goal. Read More 

5 Types of Automatic Gates Ideal for Proccessing & Manufacturing Plants

Processing and manufacturing plants are very security conscious because they handle material that is either hazardous or that is proprietary in nature and as such outsiders shouldn't access it. There are numerous varied types of automatic gates that can deter people, but not all are suitable for processing and manufacturing plants. Some of the types that can work well on such facilities are explained below. Vertical lift gate This type of gate comprises a gate that moves perpendicular to the ground. Read More