Stay Safe While You Work By Wearing Comfortable Flame-Resistant Safety Apparel

When working a job where you may encounter fire on more than one occasion, it is in your best interest to do what you can to keep yourself protected. Wearing flame-resistant safety apparel is a simple way to keep a fire from spreading and causing serious harm to your face and body. While you cannot predict what the workday is going to look like when you get up each morning and start to get ready for your day, you can have peace of mind knowing that you are keeping yourself much safer by choosing to wear the right flame-resistant clothes on your body each time you head out to work.   Read More...

3 Reasons To Wear Flame-Resistant Coveralls When Welding

Even though different people wear different things when they're going to be welding, you may want to consider looking for a pair of flame-resistant coveralls to wear while you're on the job. These are a few reasons why this can be the best thing to wear while you're doing welding work. 1. Protect Your Clothing First of all, you should know that there is always the possibility of your clothing being damaged while you're doing welding work.   Read More...

How To Buy Pre-Owned Packaging Equipment For Maximum Value

If your company is looking to buy pre-owned packaging equipment, that is a smart move. You can get several pieces of packaging equipment that will save you thousands of dollars because it is gently used and not brand-new. However, before you start buying up equipment randomly, here are a few shopping tips to make sure you are getting the maximum value for your company's dollar. Buy Used Equipment That Is No Older Than Five Years   Read More...

Safety Tips For Operating A Hydraulic Press Brake For The First Time

If you are just starting to learn metal fabrication and will be working with a hydraulic press brake machine for the first time, then use these safety tips to protect yourself from injury. Safety Tip: Ensure the Safety Beams are Working Correctly Before Using the Press Brake All press brake machines have laser beam safety devices to prevent the machine from accidentally injuring your fingers. Before you bend the first sheet of metal, check to ensure the safety beam system is working as designed.   Read More...

The Horrors Of Horizontal Welding

Welding two pieces of metal together is by far the most effective and permanent way to join them. However, as anybody who has tried it knows, there are certain types and positions of welding which are easier than others. There's flat position welding, otherwise known as downward welding, there's vertical welding, and then there's horizontal welding. This last position is arguably the most difficult, and requires an extensive amount of practice to get right.   Read More...