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Industry Spotlight: Transport and Handling

Transport and handling involves the movement of freight and cargo which is conducted over land, water, or air. While in the past ships were predominantly used for this purpose, today the industry is much more versatile, with trains, trucks, and even airplanes being used. Depending on the type of cargo that is being moved, specialized…

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Product Spotlight: Custom High Speed Centrifugal Compressor

The custom high speed centrifugal compressor is popular for pneumatic conveying, as it is highly efficient while being much lighter than compressors which operate through the movement of gas. Its polytropic efficiency is greater than eighty percent, and it is usually built with stainless steel or aluminum. A customized accelerometer is provided for the purpose…

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Why Should Farmers Use Compressed Air Systems?

Air compressors are used in agricultural applications due to their ability to increase the efficiency of transport as well as maintenance. They can inflate tractor tires and supply air which is compressed to nail guns or pneumatic staplers. They are also a quick and simple way of cleansing storage areas and barns. Below are some…

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How To Identify Industrial Vacuum System Leaks

Vacuum leaks are distinct from the line leaks commonly encountered in compressed air environments. Many of the usual techniques, such as bubble testing or audible noise, are largely ineffective. Vacuum leaks may be microscopic and still capable of wreaking havoc, but below are some tried and true methods for identifying industrial vacuum system leaks so…

Industry Spotlight Plumbing HVAC

Industry Spotlight: Plumbing & HVAC

When you turn on the air-conditioning in your house, you may not be aware of it but you are using products and systems that are categorized as belonging to the plumbing and HVAC industry. HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning and refers to the various components that come standard in most buildings today.…