Plastic Lobed Knobs: Everything You Need to Know

Not all industrial knobs are the same. You can find them in a variety of styles, such as plastic lobed. Also known as star knobs, they feature a unique design that distinguishes them from other types of industrial knobs. Here’s … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Self-Dumping Hoppers

Regardless of the industry in which you work in, you may want to consider investing in self-dumping hoppers for your business. These large containers streamline the process of transporting materials to make relocating or disposing significantly easier. Below are a … Read More

What Is a Twin-Type Speed Nut?

Twin-type speed nuts have become increasingly popular in recent years. They don’t look like ordinary nuts. As shown in the adjacent photo, twin-type speed nuts consist of a flat piece of metal with two fastening locations. What are twin-type speed … Read More

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Rubber Keypad

Rubber keypads offer a reliable and easy-to-use interface for machinery and devices. They feature buttons or “keys” made of rubber. With their rubber construction, they offer a high level of protection against moisture and liquids. At the same time, rubber … Read More

What Is a Machined Spring?

When researching the different types of springs, you may come across machined springs. They are available in extension and compression styles. Extension styles are designed to “extend” under a load, meaning they become longer. Compression styles, on the other hand, … Read More

6 Common Misconceptions About Gas Springs

Gas springs are commonly used in positioning applications. Like all springs, they are designed to store mechanical energy. While traditional springs consist of coiled metal, though, gas springs feature a gas-filled cylinder. Here are six common misconceptions about gas springs. … Read More

Employee of the Month: Carrie Hardman

Congrats to Carrie Hardman on being Employee of the Month for June 2023! Nominations Carrie is our first employee to ever receive two separate employee of the month nominations in one month. Below we’ve included both nominations, as well as … Read More