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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.

The History of Blow Molding

Plastic blow molding is the process of blowing air into a machine to change the shape of plastic. Often, blow molding is combined with the use of molds to create intricate shapes made with thin, hollow plastic pieces. Plastic blow molding did not exist until the late 1930s when a pair of inventors realized the potential for blow molding in the world of plastics.

Fun Uses for Clear Plastic Tubing

Plastic tubing has a variety of uses in hundreds of industries, from tubes used in automobiles, to factory uses, to packaging, and toy making. Although there are many boring uses for clear tubing, there are also several fun uses that make the tube-making industry a lot more interesting. The following interesting uses for clear tubing explores the fun side of manufacturing:

Is Medical Tubing Recyclable After Use?

Earlier this year, I went with my roommate to start donating plasma in order to earn some extra income. It’s a daunting process the first time you go. You go through two hours of physicals and questionnaires before you can actually start donating. My roommate didn’t survive the process. He almost passed out during the survey; coincidentally right on the question “some people may faint during the process, do you have any questions?” to which he replied “yes” and found a nurse. That was the end of his plasma donating career, but I kept up with it. It only takes about an hour and is a fantastic place to read.

Concrete Vs. Plastic Septic Tanks

When it comes to septic tanks, you want to make sure you make the right decision. If you choose badly, you could end up with a backyard swamp of waste that is not only disgusting, but also unsanitary. The right choice of tank is essential to ensure your tank will provide the containment necessary for the system for years to come.
Usually, septic tanks are made from plastic or concrete. Both systems have their advantages and disadvantages, and it is important to consider all options before purchasing any new equipment.

Cleaning Rubber Rollers

Rubber rollers have a variety of uses, from use for installing wallpaper and fiberglass to flattening materials in industrial factories. Rubber rollers have been used to apply stickers and labels, paint walls, lay concrete, and much more. Whatever use you use with your rubber roller, the rubber can become dirty and sticky over time. Use this simple cleaning method outlined below to help keep your roller in top condition for the next time you need to use it. One word of caution, if you use the roller around food or other consumable products, make sure that you use a food-safe cleaner that will not leave an unhealthy scum or chemical residue on your rollers.

Is Switching to Polyurethane Bushings Right for You?

Polyurethane bushings are one alternative to automotive bushings made from synthetic or natural rubber. Polyurethane is usually harder than rubber, and offers different features and benefits than natural rubbers. If you are considering switching the bushing material in your automotive production, consider the potential benefits that polyurethane bushings can bring:

The History of the IV

The IV and surgical latex tubing is a wonderful medical tool that has saved many lives. This past weekend, I witnessed the amazing power of IVs while my aunt was in the hospital. She was hooked up to many different varieties of tubes and IVs that kept her body functioning after surgery. While we watched her in the hospital, I wondered about the history of IVs. When was the first IV used? What were early IVs made of? What did hospitals use before surgical latex tubing?

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