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

Why Solar Panels Are a Smart Investment for Your Home

Are you thinking about buying solar panels for your home? Solar has become an increasingly common source of power for both commercial properties and residential properties. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), roughly 3% of all electricity produced … Read More

5 Things to Consider When Choosing Piano Hinges

Are you looking to buy piano hinges? Also known as continuous hinges, they are characterized by a full-length design. Piano hinges are long mechanical bearings that run the full length of the objects with which they are used. To choose … Read More

What Are Vulcanized Seals?

Seals are essential to the operation of many different machines and products. Engines, plumbing systems, furnaces and air conditioning systems all contain seals. Seals, of course, are designed to prevent the leakage of substances like oil or gas. They provide … Read More

5 Common Types of Non-Ferrous Metals

There are over 90 metallic elements listed on the Periodic Table. While no two metals are the same, they can all be classified as either ferrous or non-ferrous depending on whether they contain iron. Ferrous metals contain iron, whereas non-ferrous … Read More

What Is a Tap Wrench? Here’s What You Should Know

Wrenches are commonly used to install and remove fasteners. They consist of a handle with an opening or bit at the end that’s able to grab a fastener. Not all wrenches are the same, however. In addition to socket and … Read More

What Are Set Screws?

When most people think of screws, they envision traditional threaded fasteners with a pointed tip and a head. Screws are available in a variety of materials, sizes and specifications. While most of them feature this traditional design, though, some of … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Self-Closing Hinges

Have you heard of self-closing hinges? Like all hinges, they are used to connect two objects while allowing at least one of the objects to rotate. You can find them on doors, gates and even furniture. Self-closing hinges, however, are … Read More

How to Prevent Caster Flutter

Casters offer an unparalleled level of convenience when compared to traditional wheels. Consisting of wheels attached to or embedded inside of a frame, they are used to move objects. You can find casters on chairs, furniture, medical equipment and even … Read More