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  • How Are Modern Magnets Made?0

    The modern magnet is a manufactured product developed from of a naturally occurring force. The modern magnet is powerful and lightweight. It can be made in high volumes and in unique as well as standard shapes. Science has discovered a number of minerals that increase the strength of magnets and because these minerals are not

  • What Is a Hammer Head Screw?

    What Is a Hammer Head Screw?0

    Screws are one of the world’s most commonly used fasteners. Consisting of a solid piece of material with external threading and a head, they are used to fasten objects. When driven into multiple objects, a screw will hold them together. While you’re probably familiar with the purpose of a screw, there are different types of

  • 5 Things to Consider When Buying Hard Trucks

    5 Things to Consider When Buying Hard Trucks0

    A hand truck is an invaluable material handling device. Also known as a dolly or stack truck, it consists of an L-shaped frame with wheels on the bottom and a pair of handles at the top. You can place boxes and other loads on the bottom lip, after which you can roll them to a

  • What Are Ferrous Metals? Get the Facts

    What Are Ferrous Metals? Get the Facts0

    Metals can typically be classified as either ferrous or non-ferrous depending on their composition. All metals are comprised of metallic elements that form positive ions and possess metallic bonds. Their composition, however, varies depending on the type. To learn more about ferrous metals and how they differ from their non-ferrous counterparts, keep reading. An Introduction

  • When Should You Replace Your Leveling Mounts?

    When Should You Replace Your Leveling Mounts?0

    If you use leveling mounts, you might be wondering when to replace them. Also known as leveling feet, leveling mounts are designed to stabilize machines, cabinets, fixtures, equipment and other objects. You can adjust each leveling mount so that they are of equal height. And thanks to their anti-vibration pads on the bottom, they’ll absorb

  • Extension vs Compression Springs: What’s the Difference?

    Extension vs Compression Springs: What’s the Difference?0

    Consisting of a coiled piece of metal, springs are used in many industrial and consumer applications. They are designed to stretch while storing mechanical energy. When a spring is stretched, it will uncoil. Even when just partially uncoiled, a spring will store this mechanical energy. There are many different types of springs, however, two of