Making Metal Castings

Dumpster Security Tips: Why They Matter And How To Use Them

Renting a dumpster is an easy way to manage all of your company's waste materials in one place. When you work with a dumpster rental company that also hauls everything away, it's even more convenient. Unfortunately, many business owners overlook the importance of securing their dumpster, and it puts the business and the employees at risk. Here is a look at some of the primary reasons you'll want to put a lock on your dumpster and some other recommendations to secure your waste containers. Read More 

6 Reasons To Redesign Your Parking Lot Around New LED Lights

Tired of spending too much of your monthly operating budget on electricity costs and new bulbs for your parking lot lights? Meet local safety codes while spending a lot less on illumination by hiring an electrical construction crew to retrofit your current fixtures or replace them entirely for a new look too. You'll notice these six benefits within the first few months with your new LED parking lot lights. Reduced Energy Costs Read More 

4 Causes Of Air Compressors Failing To Produce Correct Pressure Rating

Maintaining accurate and fully operational air compressors directly contributes to your factory's ability to create products to exact specifications. Therefore, if your company's air compressors start malfunctioning, you must promptly track down and repair the problem. Unfortunately, despite its simplicity on the outside, there are a wide range of parts to consider when industrial compressors fail to deliver the right amount of air pressure. Starting with the most common failure points puts you on track to solving the problem in a timely manner. Read More 

2-Step Guide To Troubleshooting Problems With Your PLC Wiring

If you work in a factory that uses programmable logic controllers to run the machinery, you may have come across a problem not being reported by the computer's display. If this is the case, there could be a problem with system's wiring. Use the two-step guide below to help you find and solve the problem. Step 1:  Inspect The AC And DC Inputs And Cables The first thing you need to do is inspect the AC and DC inputs. Read More 

3 Beginner’s Tips For Preparing Your Plasma Torch For Cutting Steel Sheet Metal

If you work in a factory's machine shop, the plant may have recently purchased a plasma torch for you to use when fabricating parts out of steel. If you are new to using a plasma cutting torch to cut steel sheet metal for fabrication, the following three tips will help prepare you to make your first cut. Ensure Your Safety Before Starting As with any project that you are cutting metal with an open flame, safety should be a priority while using a plasma torch. Read More