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  • What Are Adjustable Glides and How Do They Work?

    What Are Adjustable Glides and How Do They Work?

    • September 24, 2021

    Adjustable glides offer a simple yet effective solution for unbalanced furniture, machines and equipment. When attached, they’ll prevent the respective object from tipping. Furniture, machines and equipment, of course, are typically designed to be balanced when standing upright. There are instances, however, in which they may tip over. Vibrations can cause them to tip over.

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  • Weld-On vs Through Pull Handles: What’s the Difference?

    Weld-On vs Through Pull Handles: What’s the Difference?

    • September 23, 2021

    When shopping for pull handles, you might be wondering whether to choose weld-on or through pull handles. They both feature a similar design. Weld-on and through pull handles consist of a bar that you grip and pull to open the object to which it’s connected. You can install them on cabinets, gates, machines and other

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  • How to Choose Magnetic Hooks

    How to Choose Magnetic Hooks

    • September 23, 2021

    Are you planning to buy magnetic hooks? Whether for your home or place of business, magnetic hooks are an attractive alternative to conventional hooks. They serve the same purpose of allowing you to hang objects from a wall or surface. The difference is that conventional hooks require the use of fasteners to install, whereas magnetic

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  • The 3 Parts of a Ball Bearing

    The 3 Parts of a Ball Bearing

    • September 23, 2021

    Ball bearings are found in many consumers and commercial products. As the name suggests, they are bearings that contain balls. Ball bearings are designed to reduce friction while simultaneously supporting a load. You can find them in engine shafts, centrifugal pumps, locomotive axles and even computer hardware. While there are different types of ball bearings,

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  • How to Keep Screws From Stripping

    How to Keep Screws From Stripping

    • September 17, 2021

    Have you ever tried to remove a screw, only to discover that it’s stripped? You aren’t alone. Stripped screws are a common occurrence. Stripping is characterized by damage to a screw’s head recess. When the head recess becomes worn or otherwise damaged, it may no longer support a screwdriver bit. You might be able to

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  • The Beginner’s Guide to Yoke Ends

    The Beginner’s Guide to Yoke Ends

    • September 16, 2021

    Yoke ends are commonly used in conjunction with a cable or rod to lift heavy objects. These U-shaped fasteners come with clevis and clotter pin. The clevis is inserted through the holes of a yoke end, after which it’s secured with the clotter pin. This simple design makes yoke ends a popular fastening mechanism for

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