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The Basic Construction of Paper Core

Paper core is the inside material made from wood pulp and other materials that go inside wrapped tubes to provide support and stability to wrapped materials like fabric, paper, or plastic. You can find paper cores on nearly every wrapped object, including toilet paper, paper towels, household tape, paint rollers, and many other common household tools and supplies. Even factories and commercial companies use paper cores in their businesses for a variety of storage and industrial uses. The process of creating paper core is interesting, and most paper core manufactures use a similar process to create their cores. If you ever get the chance to tour a paper-tube manufacturing plant, it makes for an interesting and informative field trip.

Cardboard Coin Sleeves- Explained

Coin wraps are a necessity in many businesses, because they easily contain a specific amount of coins in each sleeve. These coin sleeves make it easier to transport money, and also take up less space than loose coins. Paper coin wraps are an alternative to larger coin banks, which are impractical for cash registers and other small storage spaces where space is limited.

A Tour of a Steel Mill

If you have never experienced the wonder of a steel plate mill, you are missing out. The manufacturing of steel is a fascinating process that starts with the melting of the steel into ingots and ends with the completed steel plate, which is used for a variety of uses, from building construction, to road work, to ship-making. Travel along with this virtual journal of steel plate manufactures to discover just how steel plates are created.

Create Your Own Tubular Pipe Bells

When I was in high school I joined the school band as a member of the percussion section. I enjoyed the freedom of being in the percussion section. I could walk around in back, and play a number of different instruments as opposed to being contained to one. Most percussionists prefer playing the snare drum and a few the marimbas or xylophone. I however, favored the tubular pipe bells and tympanis. I liked the low boom and ring both instruments produced. Tubular pipe bells have been popularized from the Christmas classic, Carol of the Bells. The vertical bells are also used in the theme of The Exorcist and Futurama. The noise these bells produce sounds similar to church bells.

To Sharpen a Wheeled Cutter

Pipe cutters use strong and sharp wheel blades to get better leverage to slice through pipes made out of PVC, copper, Steel, cast iron and many other materials. The blades are easily sharpened by using a common sharpening stone but one must take precautions in order to prevent getting cut. Tube cutting is a processed used to cut tubes to specific lengths depending on the tube’s application.

Tools and Methods of the Pipe Bending Trade

There are many different factors to consider when selecting the right method and corresponding tools to bend pipes. Pipe bending works on straight cylindrical, rectangular or square tubes. The particular tools that should be utilized while bending pipes depends on the size and wall thickness of the tubes as well as the radius of the bend. Common bends include 2-90 degree elbow bends and U-bends such as on a trombone slide. Your budget and quality of bend you’re looking for should also be considered when selecting your bending method.

Using a Thermocouple as a Candy Thermometer

A high temperature thermocouple is capable of measuring temperatures up to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit or even hotter. While these units have such a wide temperature range, they are still inexpensive, and many people can use them at home for accurate temperature measuring for anything from the temperature of their engine to the temperature of the oven. One fun use for a high temperature thermocouple is as a modified candy thermometer. Using a thermocouple is often more accurate than real candy or kitchen thermometers, which will help you produce perfect candy every time.

The Future of Robot Sewing

In today’s world of modern manufacturing, machines are often used to replace human workers. In the past, humans had to complete all industrial manufacturing tasks, simply because the technology of machines was not high enough to complete delicate and complicated tasks. Today’s computers and robots, however, are much more intelligent and can replace human workers in many different tasks.

The History of Tarps

Tarps have been around for hundreds of years. The original use for a tarp was on the high seas. Sailors used to cover sheets of canvas in tar to protect goods from salt spray and water damage during transit. Over the years, the tarp has had several various uses, but usually remained as a way to keep dirt, water, and other contaminates off something, whether it was furniture, people, dirt, or any other number of things.

4 Types of Aluminum Angles

Aluminum angles are a sharp angle made from aluminum metal. The angle itself varies on the type of bend created by the manufacturer. Each type of metal bend has its own uses in a variety of industries, including construction, automotive manufacturing, and parts manufacturing. Most aluminum angles are named after letters, while a few others have a different naming system based on their finished shape. The following is a list of some of the most common forms of angles made from aluminum:

How to Make Sheet Metal Rings at Home

Sheet metal rings are exactly what they sound like- rings made from sheet metal. Many home-based jewelry makers create rings out of sheet metal that they can polish and embellish to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind creations. If you are interested in making your own inexpensive jewelry, starting with sheet metal rings is a good place to start. You can also use metal rings for a variety of other uses, such as for curtain hangers, 3D art pieces, napkin rings, earrings, necklaces, and anything else you can think of. Experiment with larger and smaller rings for a variety of uses.

Steam Boilers: An Important Part of History

Imagine life before steam. Transportation was more difficult. Communication was more difficult. Commerce was more difficult. The list goes on and on. The invention of the steam engine was an integral part of industry during the Industrial Revolution. Today, it is involved in or responsible for nearly all electricity generated and consumed around the world.

Benefits of Rubber Baseboards

Baseboards are not a wildly popular product, and most people do not even think about them on a regular basis. Most baseboards in commercial or industrial settings, if they exist at all, are manufactured from rubber, plastic, or synthetic rubber. One type of baseboard that can be extremely beneficial in commercial and industrial settings is the rubber baseboard. Rubber baseboards can provide many benefits to a factory or other commercial property, such as:

The History of Neoprene

Neoprene is a special kind of synthetic rubber that is manufactured through the processing of the material chloroprene. This rubber is a highly flexible and stable material, even when applied in a thin layer and bent repeatedly. For this reason, neoprene is often used as a rubber material for coatings and even clothing, such as wet suits and medical braces. The rubber is also used for fan belts, electrical insulation, liquid and sheet flashings, and many other applications.

4 Reasons to Use Walnut Shell Tumbling Media

With all the types of tumbling media available, it is surprising to see that walnut shells are still a popular choice for many different uses. It seems like other materials could perform better than walnut shells, but it really is a case of old-fashioned methods working best when it comes to tumbling media. Walnut shells continue to remain a popular form of cleaning and polishing media for the following reasons and more:

The History of Deburring

Deburring machines have been in use for hundreds, and maybe thousands, of years. The machines use an agitation process to bump different materials around with another material that smoothes and polishes the surface of the object, eliminating imperfections and giving the finished object a glossy shine. Original tumblers were used to polish rocks, shine jewelry, remove imperfections from ancient tools, and to shape and polish wood. Modern deburring machines are designed to remove the metal burrs and other imperfections from tools in the manufacturing process. Other machines clean the surface of parts, removing rust and contamination.

Preventing Misalignment

A shaft coupling is a cylinder device that connects two shafts together in order to transmit power. They are found in many different types of machinery such as power transmissions, drive shafts, generators, wheels, pumps, line shafts, construction equipment, automotive engines, and many more. There are many different types of shaft couplings that are used based upon the type of machine and how much power and movement the shafts need to be capable of. A few types are rigid couplings, sleeve couplings, clamp or split-muff couplings, flexible couplings, diaphragm couplings, disc couplings, gear couplings, oldham couplings and jaw couplings among many others. They are an essential part of many machines in order for them to work properly.

3 Types of EMI Shielding

EMI shielding, or electromagnetic shielding, as it is officially called, is the process of shielding an area or component from electromagnetic waves using a barrier of conductive or magnetic materials. This kind of shielding is necessary in a variety of applications, from protecting internal components of computers and other sensitive equipment from electromagnetic waves to protecting workers from harmful electromagnetic waves in a factory setting. EMI shielding companies are extremely important, as they provide many other industries with the ability to protect themselves from damaging electromagnetic waves. Most EMI shielding companies use a variety of shielding materials based on the use of the equipment to protect the space or the equipment from the harmful waves, including:

Advantages of Plastic Springs

Springs are an important part of many machines, products, and processes. Without the use of springs, many of the products that we use today could not exist. Many of the springs used in today’s world are made of a variety of metals, such as steel, aluminum, brass, and nickel. However, sometimes a spring cannot be made from metal for a variety of reasons.