Designing a Tube Mill

Stainless steel tube mills are simply mills designed to shape and manufacture stainless steel products. The mills vary in size depending on the application, but all mills require a large amount of pressure to shape the durable metal. Manufacturers of stainless steel tube mills must go through a thoughtful design process before they manufacture any specific mill design. When creating a new tube mill, the following considerations are necessary: Continue reading

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Reduce Expense with CSST

Stainless steel pipe manufacturers create a variety of stainless steel tubing products for uses in many different industries. One form of piping that the manufacturers create is stainless steel pipes used to supply natural gas or propane in an industrial, commercial, or residential environment. One of the options for this kind of piping is Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST), which is a flexible, thin pipe that is coated in an exterior plastic coating. Continue reading

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Preventing Metal Theft

The high cost of stainless steel, copper, aluminum, and other metals has increased the number of metal thefts in recent years. Recently, a woman in North Carolina was robbed of her $6,000 air conditioner in one of her rental properties for the metal. When metal was less expensive, thieves would sell smaller, more valuable objects. However, now that metal is so pricy, many thieves choose to steal metal as it has a low-risk punishment. The thieves then sell the metal to stainless steel pipe mills and other metal factories, which is then melted into ingots. Once melted, the theft is untraceable. Continue reading

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The Troubles of Stainless Steel Tubes in China

Tariff wars between countries have existed for hundreds of years. A tariff war begins when one country starts selling products for below market value in another country. The second country wants their own companies to be able to remain competitive in the market, so the country places tariffs on the country selling their products for less. This requires the country to raise the prices of their items to cover the cost of the tariff, and the price of the goods evens out between the two countries. Continue reading

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New York Manufacturers are Seeing Positive Signs for Growth

The state of New York has seen some very interesting economic fluctuation in the past few weeks. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has reported a decrease in actual new order requests for manufacturers however overall the outlook is very optimistic. According to the New York Fed the manufacturing index has fallen to 1.3 for the month of April. This is a significant drop from the index which was at 5.6 in March. Despite the index dropping the hopeful thing about the current index is any number still above the zero mark is considered an improving market. For general business the Fed has expected that the index increases to 38.2. Continue reading

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Nuclear Tubes: Stainless Steel Tubes in the World of Nuclear Power

Stainless steel tubing has a huge variety of uses, from large industrial plumbing lines, to food transfer tubes, to tiny medical tubes used for needles and other medical procedures. SS tubing is often a popular choice for tubes and pipes because the metal is durable, strong, and resistant to corrosion and bacterial growth. In fact, SS tubing is so special, it can even be used for use in nuclear power plants. Continue reading

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A Typical Bike Frame Construction

Many bikes are made with stainless steel tubes as the frame of the bike. Stainless steel tubes are used in place of aluminum because stainless steel is stronger and more durable than aluminum. An ss tube is the main component of a bike frame. A tube shape is used because a solid block of metal would be too heavy to maneuver the bike from one place to another. The construction of bike frames is simple, and the ss tube is fashioned into the desired shape using a series of metal shapers and cutter to create the bike frame. The basic bicycle construction process goes something like this: Continue reading

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Customization Options for Hypodermic Needles

Titanium hypodermic tubing is thin, hollow rods formed by machines to create thin, narrow rods that are cut and shaped into the traditional needle shape that is easy to puncture into skin to administer medicine or take out blood or other fluids. Not all titanium hypodermic tubing is made equally. There are several different customization options that medical customers can choose from to create customized needles that are ideal for each individual needle use. Continue reading

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How Does the Hole Get Inside Hypodermic Needles?

Did you know that suppliers for hypodermic needles use a very special process to create the small, but strong needles? Each needle must contain a narrow, hollow center inside the needle for collecting blood or administering medication. The process of creating these tiny, hollow metal pieces made from stainless steel is quite interesting, and most companies will use a similar process to create their own needles. If you have ever wondered how hypodermic needles are created, look no further. Continue reading

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Safe Disposal of Medical Needles

Hypodermic needles are important in the medical industry. These needles are used for blood transfusions, blood samples, shots, medicine, and to establish IV drips. Without hypodermic needles, the medical industry would have a much harder time performing simple and complex medical procedures. Continue reading

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United Equipment Accessories, Inc. – High Quality Solutions, Affordable Prices

United Equipment Accessories, Inc. is a company that is known for their quality assured products. This company has manufacturing roots dating back to 1952 when they were designing remote control kits for truck mounted cranes. Their efforts over the years has resulted in United Equipment Accessories, Inc. becoming one the leading manufacturers of slip rings in the world. This proud company also offers a number of innovated solutions including: cable reels, shift controls and hydraulic swivels. Their products are engineered to meet all customer specifications and these items are created from CNC machining processes which results highly accurate solutions. Continue reading

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Coaxial Connectors For a Multitude of Applications

There has been a recent influx of SMA coaxial connectors that have hit the market at a discounted rate. These inexpensive SMA coaxial connectors are designed to handle applications up to 18 GHz and are equipped with polytetrafluroethylene components which allow for up to 500 cycles. One variation type of SMA connectors is a reverse polarity coaxial which utilizes a different connector contact pin style compared to traditional SMA connector products. Overall Coaxial connectors, are ideal for transmitting broadband signals and offer a wide range of transferring multi-megahertz capabilities. Continue reading

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The Mobile Car Wash and Water Conservation

Mobile car washes offer more than just a convenient way to have one’s vehicle washed; they also offer a greener alternative to stationary car washes by utilizing a waterless car wash technology that aids in water conservation. A mobile car wash is a way of cleaning one’s vehicle that typically caters to professionals or individuals that lead busy lifestyles by bringing the car wash to the vehicle instead of the other way around. The water preservation efforts that come as a result of mobile car washes are a welcome relief for areas such as California, Texas and many other areas that have been experiencing enough of a drought that they’ve had to begin water rationing. Continue reading

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Milling About: Stainless Steel Tubing

I think if we ever got to see a list of everything into which stainless steel is incorporated, and all of the products made from stainless steel it would be an overwhelming sight. That is because we rely so heavily on stainless steel for its durability, adaptability, style, and integrity. Stainless steel doesn’t just appear ready-made, however; there is a lot of work that goes on to make stainless steel as fabulous as it is. Continue reading

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Stainless Steel and the Space Program

With the nature of the United States’ ambitions for space exploration changing, I wonder how much the number of lab experiments will increase. Granted, NASA has always done experiments in labs to determine how something might or might not work once it’s in space, but now that the Space Program as we knew it over the last half-century has changed, will NASA continue to conduct all manner of interesting experiments where recreating the conditions of space is the name of the game? Continue reading

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The Style and Durability of A Stainless Steel Fence

Stainless steel tubing has a variety of uses, from the city to the farm. This versatile metal works for transporting something like salt water, which would corrode other metals, to the shiny instruments you see when you visit the dentist. We see stainless steel tubing used for building handrails, guardrails, bicycle racks, and even fencing for yards. No matter what your stainless steel tubing needs, there are many stainless steel tubing suppliers who provide a multitude of products for any number of jobs, both industrial and around the home. Continue reading

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Rage of the Milling Machine

The stainless steel tube has become such a necessary tool in modern society that the thought of it no longer being available to us is almost terrifying. The range of contexts in which one type of stainless steel tube or another is depended upon is wider than you probably realize and the variety of things a manufacturer must consider is profuse. With over 150 grades of stainless steel, manufacturers must understand the various strengths that constitutes each one and how those attributes can best be utilized in the wide range of applications that use stainless steel tubing. For an example, stainless steel tubes intended for industrial purposes are very different than those used in medical or dental applications and so must be manufactured appropriately. The details of stainless steel tubing manufacturing not only vary in what grades are used, but also what processes and tools are employed. Some kinds of stainless steel tubes require secondary processes for strengthening or finishing purposes. Manufacturers must carefully consider the requirements of all of the applications and industries being served, for the purposes of safety and optimal efficiency. Continue reading

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Knowing How to Make & Bake Stainless Steel Tubes Successfully

Manufacturing something as necessary and depended upon as stainless steel tubing can still be just as difficult as any other business— especially in today’s lousy economic state. There are certain things manufacturers can do to maintain an edge on the competition, including incorporating and promoting environmentally friendly approaches, maintaining a happy and healthy working environment for its employees (both those in sales and those in the factory), having an effective approach towards advertising a unique and attractive identity and providing custom design and manufacturing options, which can be especially effective alluring new customers, as customized products pretty much ensures a satisfying solution. Continue reading

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The Business of Stainless Steel Tube Manufacturing

When nurturing and maintaining a successful business, stainless steel tube manufacturers, like any manufacturer, have two separate but essential features to consider: the factory workers and the sales team; both must be given an equal amount of reflection and respect, because both are vital to how well any given manufacturer will do. As a lack of demand for stainless steel tubing is not going to happen any time soon—even despite a suffering economy—stainless steel tube manufacturers will maintain a level of relevancy in today’s modern society and so will will only have each other to compete against. A stainless steel tube manufacturer that provides a healthy, happy work environment for both its factory workers and sales team will, no doubt, be more successful than one that does not. Continue reading

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A Quick Shout Out to the Stainless Steel Tube

A stainless steel tube is, in many ways, a staple of modern society. This significance could be explained in two parts; the first of which would address the characteristics of stainless steel— the metal alloy we all know and love— while the second part would address the common hollow cylindrical form we call a tube. Both things are, in their own, separate rights, extremely important to our society’s ability to function as it does. But stainless steel without a purpose is merely a hunk of metal and a tube of a different material is not nearly as valuable, and so one must pause to consider just how important the stainless steel tube is. Continue reading

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