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How to Choose the Right Brake Pad Material for Your Equipment

Remember asbestos? The now-maligned heat resisting, sound absorbing, load withstanding miracle mineral used to be the standard brake pad material. Blow out the brakes, inhale the dust, repeat. And now 3,000 mostly senior men are diagnosed with mesothelioma yearly. Asbestos use peaked in 1973, and the industries that relied on it have since adapted. This […]

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5 Steps to a Thorough Overhead Crane Inspection

A whopping 2.9 million injuries and illnesses in private U.S. workplaces occurred in 2016. Granted, this was almost 50,000 fewer than the previous year, but it’s still a considerable number. What’s more, many of these were preventable, if only employers made sure they conducted proper workplace safety policies. This is especially true for organizations relying […]

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What Are Drum Brakes and How They Work?

Every industry aims for maximum efficiency and safety. One minute of unplanned downtime costs companies thousands of dollars. In fact, 98% of industrial organizations say one hour of downtime costs them at least $100,000. Regular equipment maintenance reduces potential downtime, thus reducing the chance of losing money. But having the right equipment and knowing how […]

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3 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Crane Equipment

For cranes to work effectively, specific requirements are needed. Modern cranes have all of the elements that cranes need today. If your cranes aren’t working to their fullest potential, they’re probably outdated. Overhead cranes can last decades if properly maintained. But outdated cranes may not work correctly, creating an unsafe and unreliable experience for you […]

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How Do Wind Turbines Work?

The United States has over 52 thousand wind turbines that are used to create renewable energy. Renewable energy has become increasingly more important due to the negative impact of non-renewable energy sources such as oil and coal. Wind turbines are a great alternative that prevents adding further damage to the earth and its finite resources. […]

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