How to Replace Sight-Glass Tubes on Boilers

The sight glass is a simple instrument, but it provides absolutely critical measurements of water levels for boiler operators. Should the sight glass fail or become damaged in some way, it can provide faulty readings to operators; ultimately, such problems can lead to boiler damage or even cause an explosion if the boiler-feed water level becomes too low. That is why you should be prepared to replace boiler sight glasses as needed. [Read More]

Use Cold Rolled Steel Instead Of Hot Rolled Steel Or Copper When Building A Coffee Maker

Over the past few years, a number of coffee-loving inventors and innovators have created new coffee makers for home and commercial use. If you have interest in making a new, innovative coffee maker, you'll want to use cold rolled steel for your maker's metal components. Using cold rolled steel will help you create a coffee maker that looks good, can easily be assembled and is affordable. Creating a Polished Coffee Maker [Read More]

When Buying Replacement Seals For Air Compressors, Consider More Than Their Price

If you run a manufacturing facility or industrial plant, you're undoubtedly constantly looking for ways to cut costs and improve your facility's or plant's bottom line. One of the main ways to keep expenses low in a manufacturing facility or industrial plant is to purchase inexpensive replacement parts for pieces of equipment that break down. When you're buying replacement seals for air compressors, though, you should consider more than just the price of the seals. [Read More]

3 Rolling Cart Designs Ideal For Home Garage Businesses

When starting out with your own business, it's not uncommon to run the business directly from your garage. It provides a way to cut costs and have easy access to all of your business needs. As you organize the garage area, you will often want to move around equipment and supplies so you have plenty of room and versatility as the business grows. One way to provide this flexibility and organization is with rolling carts. [Read More]