How to Secure a Half-Slotted Box

Half-slotted boxes, those lidded boxes that are so handy for storing extra files and other items to which you need fast access, are easy to find and even easier to use. But sometimes you need to secure the box for long-term storage or transport, and these boxes can be tricky in that respect because the lids make taping the box shut a bit clumsy. But it is possible, and securing the box so that nothing can get in or out while it's in transit or in storage doesn't take long once you get the hang of it. Read More 

Troubleshooting Tips For Your Airless Paint Sprayer

When you're looking for a quick and easy way to get a clean finish on your painting project, you should consider investing in a paint sprayer. It allows you to control the paint coverage more evenly without the risk of having brush or roller strokes left in the finish. However, if you opt for an airless paint sprayer, you'll need to be aware of some of the potential problems you could encounter. Read More 

Keeping Your Portable Air Compressor Running And Performing At Its Best

Air compressors are used in many different industries for a variety of jobs. Portable air compressors are often used in the construction and demolition trades to power the tools used on job sites and where there is not a good source of electricity. While there are some electric portable compressors on the market, industrial or commercial generators are quite large and many are on their own trailer so they can be easily transported from place to place. Read More 

The Three Stages Of Plastic Welding

Plastic is a popular material for many industrial manufacturer. Since plastic is both pliable and affordable, it can offer the perfect solution for your component production needs. In order to create your finished components, you may find that you need to join two pieces of plastic together. This can be achieved through plastic welding. Here are the three stages of plastic welding that must be completed in order to produce clean and durable welded seams in the future. Read More 

3 Common Problems To Look Out For With Oil Pressure Gauges

An oil pressure gauge is an important part in your vehicle, as it ensures its longevity. It essentially makes sure the correct pressure is maintained so that the car bearings stay lubricated. Since this part is so important, you'll want to keep an eye out for the following problems.  Oil Pressure Gauge Not Working There may be times when your oil pressure gauge stops working completely. A telltale sign of a defective gauge is when it bottoms out when the engine is turned on and off. Read More