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  • 5 Things to Consider When Choosing Wing Knobs

    5 Things to Consider When Choosing Wing Knobs

    • July 23, 2021

    Wing knobs offer a simple and ergonomic fastening solution for machinery, furniture and other objects. They are known as “wing knobs” because they have a wing-like gripping surface. Like wing nuts, wing knobs are affixed with a perpendicular gripping surface on the top. To tighten or loosen a wing knob, you grip the top and

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  • The Beginner’s Guide to Compression Springs

    The Beginner’s Guide to Compression Springs

    • July 22, 2021

    Of all the different types of springs, compression is the most common. They consist of a single piece of coiled metal in a helical shape. They are known as “compression springs” because they apply a compressive force. Even if you’ve used them in the past, though, you might be wondering how compression springs work. This

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  • The Benefits of Non-Ferrous Metals

    The Benefits of Non-Ferrous Metals

    • July 22, 2021

    Non-ferrous metals are used in countless manufacturing applications. You can find them in airplane fuselages as well automotive engines, fasteners, wiring kits, building roofs, pipes and more. Unlike ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals contain any meaningful amount of iron. They are characterized by the presence of little or no iron. And without any meaningful amount of

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  • The Antimicrobial Properties of Silver

    The Antimicrobial Properties of Silver

    • July 21, 2021

    Silver doesn’t just offer a lustrous and shiny appearance; it has antimicrobial properties that protect it from bacteria, fungi and viruses. You can often find pull handles, hinges and other objects made of silver for this very reason. With a silver construction — or even a silver coating — objects become antimicrobial. To learn more

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  • The Benefits of Living Hinges

    The Benefits of Living Hinges

    • July 15, 2021

    When most people think of hinges, they envision a traditional metal hinge consisting of two leafs and a knuckle. Most hinges use this design. They have two rectangular-shaped leafs, which are joined together by a pin to form a rotating knuckle in the center. Some hinges, though, consist of a single piece of material without

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  • 5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Lifting Magnet

    5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Lifting Magnet

    • July 15, 2021

    Lifting magnets offer a safe and effective way to lift, as well as move, heavy objects in the workplace. Also known as magnetic lifters, they consist of a controllable magnet. When turned on, lifting magnets will produce a magnetic field. When turned off, this magnetic field will dissipate. While all lifting magnets can be used

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