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  • What’s the Difference between Cold-Rolled and Hot-Rolled Steel?

    What’s the Difference between Cold-Rolled and Hot-Rolled Steel?

    • January 10, 2019

    Consisting primarily of iron and carbon, as well as trace amounts of other elements, steel is alloy metal that’s used in countless manufacturing applications. You’ll find cars, airplanes, ships, buildings, tools and more made of it. There are different classifications of steel, however, including hot rolled and cold rolled. So, what’s the difference between cold-rolled

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  • What Is a Footman Loop?

    What Is a Footman Loop?

    • January 9, 2019

    A footman loop, also known as a tie-down, is a type of anchoring hardware that’s used to secure a load in place. Although they are available in a variety of styles, most feature a long, slightly raised piece of material with a single anchoring point on each end. The footman loop is installed on an

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  • How Construction Companies Use Prefabrication to Streamline Projects

    How Construction Companies Use Prefabrication to Streamline Projects

    • January 8, 2019

    Not all construction companies build their houses and buildings onsite. In recent years, many have begun building and assembling components in a factory or warehouse, which they transport to the job site. Known as prefabrication or modular construction, it’s a trend that’s expected to reshape the construction industry by streamlining projects. Prefabrication: The Basics With

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  • What Is Additive Manufacturing?

    What Is Additive Manufacturing?

    • January 5, 2019

    Additive manufacturing is changing the way in which manufacturers build and assemble their products. This new-age manufacturing process involves the use of computer-aided design (CAD) software to instruct machines to create 3D objects from base materials. Manufacturers insert base materials into the machine and program the proposed object’s design in CAD software. When executed, the

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  • What to Consider When Choosing a Crank Handle?

    What to Consider When Choosing a Crank Handle?

    • January 4, 2019

    Hand-operated cranking technology has been around for thousands of years, with some of the early examples dating back to China’s Han Dynasty when it was used to spin silk, hemp and other textiles. Today, cranks are used in a variety of industries, including manufacturing. They allow a single worker to easily turn the axle of

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