How Roughness Affects Your Pipes’ Efficiency

Roughness in a commercial pipe can be categorized in two ways: absolute roughness and relative roughness. The roughness can be calculated by dividing its roughness by the internal diameter. The number obtained from doing this is used to calculate the pipe friction factor as will be discussed below. Being able to calculate the roughness of a pipe will help you know the ability for fluids to flow smoothly through the pipe. Read More 

Online Entreprenuers and Bloggers: Five Things You Need to Have Printed for Your First Trade Show

Face-to-face marketing and networking can be critical, even in cases where your business is totally online, and trade shows and consumer expos can play a large role in helping you make face-to-face connections. However, at a show, you need a range of printed materials so you can spread the word about your online company. Here's what you need for your first show as well as any subsequent shows you do: Read More 

What You Might Wonder About Laser Cutting Services for Your Shop

Laser cutting services are becoming more popular than ever before, and this service can be used for a variety of materials and applications. If you're thinking of hiring a laser cutting service for your cutting needs, note a few important factors to consider. This will help you determine if it's the right choice for your shop or facility. Lasers don't use heat It's something of a common misconception that lasers use heat to cut through materials, but they actually use a concentrated beam of light that simply disintegrates material so that a cut is made. Read More 

How to Choose a Residential Lift for Your Home

A residential lift can be a great piece of equipment in your home, as it means keeping you or someone else safe if they have health problems that make stairs a difficulty. It can also make it easier for someone in a wheelchair to stay in their own home rather than having to move to a more accessible one-story house or assisted living. Elevators can also simply be a convenience for those hauling heavy laundry baskets and other items up and down stairs! Read More 

Simple But Important Features to Consider for a Rapid Roll Door

A rapid roll door is a bit different than a standard commercial door, as it opens and closes very quickly so as to maintain the temperature inside a space or allow for easier flow of forklift or foot traffic. Rapid roll doors, like regular commercial garage doors, come in a wide variety of styles with many different features you can choose. Note some of those here so you can ensure you get the right door for your facility and it works as it should. Read More