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Applications for Industrial Computing

The Industrial Revolution completely changed the way we built everything. What had previously been painstakingly crafted by hand, using what we would now consider rudimentary tools, became much more efficient. The movement was not without its problems; you can look no further than the work of Upton Sinclair for proof […]

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Industries that Use Conductive Polymers

Conductive polymers (or conductive plastics) have led to major advances in technology because they do not conduct electricity and act as an insulator. Many industries have adopted this into their products, most of which we use today. Plastics have many advantages to them: they are durable, weather resistant, and they last a […]

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Essential Safety Tips For Construction Workers

Construction workers can be exposed to a wide range of hazards. Due to the nature of their varied jobs, the industry has established strict regulations which govern and regulate a safe working environment for all. To protect workers against the risk of accident or injury to health, including exposure to […]

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Safety Precautions Miners Take at Work

Mines vary in size and shape, but all of them apply similar safety precautions to prevent accidents. In order to ensure that mining safety is observed, most governments designate a specific agency to establish mining safety standards. In addition to standing government policies, the government and mining organizations send representatives […]

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The Pros and Cons of Pressure Calibration

When looking to calibrate your equipment, there are several approaches to get it done properly. One type includes pressure calibration, which is also becoming even more popular because of the many advantages of this process. Below discusses some of the pros and cons associated with pressure calibration. Compressed gasses […]

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A Comparison of Laser Cutting vs. Water Jet Cutting

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enJPhDH8X5c] Laser cutting and waterjet cutting are the two most common cutting processes used in manufacturing. The type of material as well as the desired end result, will dictate which of the two methods will be best, but there are other fundamental differences between them and the materials that are […]

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A Guide to Using GIS in Power Plant Maintenance

In the past, geographic information systems (GIS) were used for mapping physical land based objects - such as parcels, lakes and roads - as well as storing attribute data about these objects. GIS was also used to manage electric facility data by creating connected networks and maps that model the […]

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Types of CNC Machines

There are several types of CNC machines. Some are used in manufacturing facilities to manufacture parts while others may be used in retail locations to create custom products on demand (such as dog and cat tags). Not only are CNC machines used in a retail setting they are also used […]

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On Trend: Industrial Modernism

With so many trends in design and architecture, it can be difficult to tell which elements to incorporate in your own home. The key when integrating new trends into your home is to keep high ticket items in timeless, classic lines and colors, and incorporate trends in easy to change […]