Category Archives: Engineering

Fireplace and Stove Terminology Explained

Sh Pan – A metal try that is designed to catch ash as it is burnt in the fireplace or stove. Often found in fireplaces that use solid fuel. Bars – These sit at the front of a fireplace or stove to keep the coal or wood falling out of the front. Chimney Liner – A Stainless steel pipe inserted into the length of chimney to carry smoke away in an efficient manner. Builders Opening – The opening dimensions in the chimney breast to allow the fitting of the fireplace into the chimney. Clearance – A Clearance is the measurement which is needed to install items.   Air Vent – A small grill placed in the wall of a room. This is allows air to travel and replace the air in use by the fireplace or stove.... Read More »

Important Things To Assess When Seeking an Engineering Supplier

When seeking an engineering supplier, one of the first things that should be assessed are the kind of supplies that are needed. What tools will be required? What kind of materials will be needed, and in what quantities? These are important things to consider and get right, understanding exactly whats needed in advance is a crucial part of any engineering project. Once the type of supplies have been determined, the next question is where should they be purchased from. A big determining factor in this is if the supplier is located overseas or a domestically. There are advantages and disadvantages for each so it’s important to weigh the pros and cons depending on the requirements of the project. Here are several examples: Domestic suppliers have higher manufacturing quality and labor standards. It’s... Read More »

Using Industrial Cranes For Engineering Purposes

Industrial cranes are often used for construction and engineering purposes. These types of cranes are designed to perform repeated tasks, day in day out to a level that is often automated. They are built from highly strengthened steel, which increases their cost considerably compared to standard cranes. As a result they are often hired from crane lending companies. There are several different types of cranes that can be used for engineering purposes, but a main distinction between them is whether they are mobile or fixed. A fixed crane will be less versatile than a mobile crane, since it is static and cannot move to different lifting sites. While a mobile crane will be able to travel around, but won’t have the lifting capacity of a fixed crane. These characteristics will determine what... Read More »

Electric Chain Hoists Getting the Job Done Quickly

Electric Chain Hoist is an advance in technology has allowed the productivity in the world of business to increase and reduce costs at the same time. A chain hoist 1 tonne can do the work of several men or women in a fraction of the amount of time with the workforce is needed less. With a guide and an operator, can make your business more efficient, while investing in an electric chain hoist.

Maximising The Battery Life Of Power Tools

Many power tools use battery packs in order to keep them powered. It’s possible to improve the lifespan and battery life of power tools by keeping their battery packs in good condition. Maintaining A Battery Pack Battery packs are often charged on some kind of charge station, or directly plugged into a mains power supply. These charge stations often charge the battery to 100% capacity, the same is true if the power tool is plugged directly into the mains. To improve the life span of a battery pack it’s recommended to not charge the battery to 100%, but to around 85-95%. Charging the battery to 100% can cause it to lose cycles, and as a result lose power capacity. So charging to around 90% can actually increase the cycles, maintaining it’s... Read More »