Screw Pitch vs Lead: What’s the Difference

Screws are one of the most common types of fasteners. Consisting of a threaded shank with a head on the top and a tip on the bottom, they are used to secure multiple objects together. When shopping for screws, however, … Read More

5 Things to Consider When Choosing Recessed Pull Handles

Recessed pull handles offer an attractive alternative to conventional pull handles. As their name suggests, they feature a recessed design that sinks into the surface of an object. Recessed pull handles are commonly used for doors, drawers and cabinets. When … Read More

What Is a Solar Inverter and How Does It Work?

Solar energy is on the rise. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), 3% of all electricity produced in the United States comes from solar panels. Solar panels are devices that produce electricity in response to sunlight. Solar panels, … Read More

The Benefits of Gas Springs: What You Should Know

Gas springs have become a popular alternative to traditional coil-based springs. Also known as pneumatic springs, they consist of a gas-filled cylinder with a piston attached to the end. The piston is extended by default. When exposed to a compressive … Read More

LED vs Incandescent Industrial Lighting: Which Is Best?

Are you looking to buy industrial lighting? If so, you might be wondering whether to choose light-emitting diode (LED) or incandescent. Like consumer lighting, industrial lighting is available in different technologies. Two of the most popular technologies in which it’s … Read More

Employee Of The Month: Vicki Donnelly

Congratulations Vicki Donnelly on being Employee Of The Month for August 2021 NominationVicki main responsibility is processing and sending our shipments, but she has also stepped in to learn and help our quality/receiving department. She’s also become the master of … Read More

What Are Flat Springs and How Do They Work?

When most people think of springs, they envision pieces of coiled metal. There are extension springs and compression springs, both of which consist of a single piece of coiled metal. Extension springs simply create a pulling force from their respective … Read More