Personal Safety When Handling Scrap Metal

For the most part, scrap metal is a fairly benign material to sell. You gather it (legally), maybe it sits for a while in storage while you build up a stash, and then you take it to a scrap yard to see what money you can get for it. Of course, as with anything, there will be required safety precautions. For scrap metal, these can sometimes seem alarming to new sellers because if the safety is ignored there are some serious consequences. Read More 

Milling Machines Vs. Lathes And 3D Printers

When working with materials in a shop, two of the most common types of machines you may use are the milling machine and the lathe. The milling machine holds the part still, while the lathe rotates the part. The best machine for you to use is based on the type of machining you are performing.  Uses for a Lathe Lathes are best used when creating a piece that is symmetrical around its origin. Read More 

Wire Mesh To Creatively Store Your Kids’ Toys

As a parent, you try to give your kids the things that they need and want, but sometimes, that can lead to a collection of toys that are outgrowing your kids' bedroom or playroom. Instead of getting rid of the stuff that your kids play with each day, find new ways to organize them. Here, you'll learn how wire mesh can help you get your kids' collection of toys organized and off of the floor. Read More 

Gate Accessories To Keep Your Livestock Safely Contained And To Provide Visitors With Ease Of Access

If you own a cattle farm that is enclosed by a fence and gate, worrying about your livestock getting loose when employees or delivery personnel enter your property may be of concern. Keep your livestock safely contained and provide visitors with ease of access to your property with the accessories that are listed below. Install a Gate Opener A gate opener is an electronic device that can be installed on the exterior side of the gate. Read More 

Have Employees Getting Cuts And Injuries In The Shop? Preventative Rubber Options To Look Into

If the workers in your shop have been getting frequent injuries or small cuts, bruises, and other damages, it's time to make sure that you are being as safe as possible. There are some minor changes you can make, and items that you can invest in to help prevent some of these minor injuries that cause discomfort, time off work, and complications for your employees. You want to look into the following items, so your staff stops being careless, and so you don't have to worry while they are out working in the shop. Read More