Drawer Slides and Travel Distance: What You Should Know

When shopping for drawer slides, you may come across the term “travel distance.” Drawer slides are commonly used in cabinets, tool benches and other storage solutions. They consist of rails with ball bearings. As their name suggests, they are used … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to U-Nuts

Not all nuts are hexagonal. You can find these mechanical fasteners in other shapes, including that of the letter U. Known as U-nuts, they are commonly used in conjunction with sheet metal. Rather than welding two sheet metal panels together, … Read More

G30 vs G43 vs G70 Industrial Chains: What’s the Difference?

When shopping for industrial chains, you may come across the terms “G30,” “G43” and “G70” They are specific chain grades. Chains are commonly used to lift and pull heavy loads. Therefore, they must be designed to support the weight of … Read More

Employee of the Month: Judi Chaffee

Congratulations Judi Chaffee on being Employee of the Month for December 2022! Nomination This month we would like to recognize Judi Chaffee as the employee of the month. Judi is the second longest OneMonroe employee (27 years!!!). In those years … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Adjustable Glides

When moving furniture, equipment or other heavy objects, you may want to use adjustable glides. It eliminates the need to manually lift and carry heavy objects. With adjustable glides, you can “glide” them on the floor. What Are Adjustable Glides? … Read More

How to Choose the Right Mini-Wing Knob

When shopping for industrial knobs, you may come across mini-wing knobs. They feature a winged design consisting of two notches or “wings” on the sides. Mini-wing knobs, however, are smaller and more compact than traditional wing knobs. With their small … Read More

4 Things to Check When Shopping for Machine Screws

Not all screws are the same. While some of them are designed to create their own hole when driven into objects, others are designed for use in existing holes. Machine screws fall under the latter category. Like all screws, they … Read More

Pull Handles With Mounting Plates: What You Should Know

Pull handles are available in different styles. There are weld-on pull handles, for instance, and there are pull handles with mounting plates. They both feature a handle that you can grip and pull, but they use different method methods. What … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Stair Climbing Conversion Kits

Some hand tucks are easier to roll up and down stairs than others. Stair climbing hand trucks, for instance, are designed specifically for stairs. You can still roll them on flat surfaces. Thanks to their wheel layout, though, stair climbing … Read More