Keeping your dog or cat active is essential for its health and well-being, but it can be difficult remembering to incorporate exercise into your pet’s -- let alone your own
What are Custom Screws?
When engineering products, sometimes standard screws and other machined parts do not meet essential design requirements. In these situations, many manufacturers use custom screws. Even though there are hundreds of standard screw options on the market, manufacturers sometimes prefer to use custom components for the perfect fit.
Tips For Bathroom Remodeling on A Tight Budget
Refreshing your bathroom with a remodel project is a great way to add value and update your home. However, the costs can seem too high, and may hold you back from tackling such a project. Here are some bathroom remodeling … Continue reading →
What is Manufacturing? 4 Questions to Ponder
What is Manufacturing? In this post we ponder 4 questions to help define and structure what makes up manufacturing and how understanding is vital.
Walmart Open-Call Event Invites Manufacturers to Pitch U.S.-Made Products: Modern Machine Shop
The June 28 event offers meetings with Walmart buyers. This is part of the company’s promise to purchase $250 billion more in products made domestically Blog: 5/5/2017 Do you manufacture a consumer product that might be a candidate for sales through Walmart To meet its commitment to purchase an additional $250 billion in U.S. products through 2023 , the company is hosting an open call for U.S. products in Bentonville, Arkansas, on June 28. We learned of this event from the Reshoring Initiative , an organization founded to support the return of manufacturing work currently outsourced internationally. According to organization President Harry Mosier, “The United States has made good progress bringing jobs back since 2010, with…
How to fix Oil Consumption using BG Products
Hi Everyone: I have been using the BG Products for fuel injection cleaning for many years with Great Success. Recently I started using the MOA …
What is CNC Turning?
Inside a 6-Axis CNC Turning center with dual spindles and 24-tool turret. Maximum outer diameter for colletted (bar fed) parts is 2.5″ CNC Turning is a manufacturing process in which bars of material are held in a chuck and rotated while a tool is fed to the piece to remove material to create the desired shape. A turret (shown center), with tooling attached is programmed to move to the bar of raw material and remove material to create the programmed result. This is also called “subtraction machining” since it involves material removal. If the center has both tuning and milling capabilities, such as the one above, the rotation can be stopped to allow for milling out of other shapes. The starting material, though usual round, can be other shapes such as squares or…
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...