Hydraulic hose with spring guard Hydraulic hose assemblies rarely operate in controlled, protected environments. Rather, rough and demanding conditions are the norm. Thus, hose is often exposed to flying debris in mobile equipment and the likes of weld spatter and hot metal chips—or even the errant lift truck—in industrial settings Add to that, hoses subjected to continuous movement and machine vibration can rub against each other and adjacent equipment. That can erode hose covers, expose the reinforcement to dirt and moisture, and lead to quick failure. Thus, it’s essential to protect hydraulic hose against abrasion, physical impact, crushing loads and high temperatures to ensure long, reliable operation. Here are some common ways to safeguard hose. Shielding.…
How to Get Comfortable with Traveling
I’m not talking about homesickness here – at least, not entirely Traveling is one of my main passions in life, and yet I still experience an uneasy restlessness when I’m in a new place. It doesn’t matter how amazing the destination is, I simply cannot settle. It’s something we don’t like to talk about for fear of being regarded as less of an ‘authentic’ traveler than the next person. But what we need to remember is that suffering from this doesn’t make anyone any less of a traveler; no one is immune to the ‘bad feeling’. The sensation is hard to describe, but not something most travelers are unfamiliar with. It manifests in those quiet moments when you arrive back at your accommodation after a long day of sightseeing and can’t quite relax,…
GM Front Door Vent Window Kit
Check out our newest window kit 90-0467-90 ! This kit fits 1973-1979 Chevrolet and GMC Vans. It’s components are 70-3780-56 and 70-3781-55 which are available separately. This front door vent window weatherstrip kit is a four (4) piece set that contains the main vent window seals and division post seals. All of the pieces were designed from original parts for a precise, factory fit. Note: Division post seals #70-3780-56 included. Molded as left and right. Designed from original part so it fits correctly. Installed into vent window frame.
How to Keep Hydraulic Equipment Running Smoothly In Extreme Cold
Hydraulic equipment often needs to function in a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions. If you are operating hydraulic equipment in extreme cold, there are a few tactics to keep in mind if you want to keep your equipment running smoothly.
Chain of Infection: What Is It and How to Break It—Grainger Industrial Supply
When you break the chain of infection, you stop at least one of the links in the chain, and help prevent the spread of the infectious disease.
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...
Cross Check Torque Seal
Dykem demonstrates a visual indicator to show if torqued parts have been loosened or tampered with. For more instructional videos on various products, please...
How to Prepare for the Upcoming Manufacturing Renaissance
Follow these tips to attract and retain your next-generation labor force BY BARBARA T. NELLES In these post-recessionary times, with many hoping to see a U.S. manufacturing rebirth, the moment is right to retool recruitment and retention practices for your factory floor. How do you attract mechanically inclined millennials to your machine maintenance crew? What is…
How to replace back window glass seal with cord
Steele Rubber Products President, Matt Agosta, and Scott Goodwin from Goodwin Restorations remove and replace the back window glass weatherstripping on '67 C...
West Analytical Services, LLC Announces New Capabilities
West Analytical Services, LLC expansion of the capabilities is focused in four critical areas: (1) extractables and leachables (E&L); (2) container closure integrity (CCI); (3) particle analysis; and (4) testing for packaging, devices and combination products.