Benefits of Upgrading Your Staircases With Custom Options

When you begin remodelling your home and your staircase, you may be looking at some upgrades. Though you can go with prefabricated staircase options that your contractor can install, there are some other options to consider. One of the options available to you is to go with custom staircases from your contractor. Here are some of the benefits to using a custom built service for your staircase upgrade. Custom Materials  [Read More]

The Industrial Uses of Polyvinyl Chloride

A versatile type of thermoplastic, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is widely used for many industrial applications. It also has a number of uses in domestic and consumer situations where it is often made into products such as shower curtains or food containers. The plastic is often chosen ahead of other thermoplastics, such as polyethylene, polystyrene and polypropylene because it offers low levels of degradation over time. Since PVC is waterproof, too, it can be used both indoors and outside. [Read More]

Which wooden pallet should you choose?

If you need to ship goods around the world in bulk, then you will probably want to use wooden pallets to safely transport your products. Transporting goods loose is more expensive, the items take up more space and the products are more prone to damage through excessive handling. For convenience, most courier services require you to use a pallet for bulk pick-up and deliveries, but how can you tell which type of wooden pallets are most suitable for your shipping needs? [Read More]

The Many Industrial Applications of Pulleys

A form of technology that dates back to ancient times, pulleys were in use by Greek and Roman mariners centuries ago to help them gain mechanical advantages—raising up anchors or sails, for instance. In the early days, pulleys would take a simple block and tackle form which is still in evidence today on modern sailing yachts. That said, pulleys also have many industrial applications. Different types of steel, as well as lightweight materials such as aluminium alloys, are common for the manufacturing of industrial pulleys these days. [Read More]