The 4 Main Parts of a Gas Spring

Gas springs are commonly found in machines as well as certain types of furniture. Like all springs, they are designed to store mechanical energy. Gas springs are distinguished, however, by their use of gas. They use gas to store mechanical … Read More

What Is a Toggle Press and How Does It Work?

Machine presses are used extensively in the manufacturing industry. They live up to their namesake by applying pressure to a workpiece. Some of them can apply as much as 30 tons of pressure, in fact, whereas others are designed to … Read More

An Introduction to Toe Clamps: What You Should Know

Workpieces often require a workholding solution to prevent them from moving or shifting. If a workpiece moves while being worked on, it may sustain damage. Fortunately, there workholding solutions available, one of which is toe clamps. You can use toe … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Extension Springs

When shopping for springs, you may come across extension springs. They are mechanical devices that, like all springs, are designed to store mechanical energy. Extension springs are found in everything from automobiles and machines to furniture, household appliances and more. … Read More

Employee of the Month: Tracy Walker

Congratulations Tracy Walker on being the Employee Of The Month for November 2021 Nomination I am very proud to be able to nominate not only a great co-worker but a lifelong friend, Tracy Walker, for Employee of the Month.  Wish … Read More

The Surprising Benefits of Molded Rubber

Rubber is used to make a wide variety of products. You can find O-rings, gaskets, hoses, bushings, cord stock, bumpers, connectors and more made of this polymer-based material. While there are different ways to convert raw rubber into parts such … Read More

A Crash Course on Tensile Strength and What It Means

Have you heard of tensile strength? It’s commonly used to describe the strength of materials, fasteners, tools and other objects. When shopping for industrial manufacturing products, you should pay attention to tensile strength. Tensile strength is arguably one of the … Read More