The Manufacturing and Processing BusinessThe Manufacturing and Processing Business

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The Manufacturing and Processing Business

Hello, my name is Nigel and this is my first blog. I am not much of a computer type of person but last year, my wife bought me a laptop. Since then, I have been trying to get to grips with this thing they call the internet. I decided to start a blog but I had no idea what to write about. They say, "write about what you know," so I have decided to write about processing and manufacturing. My son owns a processing and manufacturing plant so I have learnt quite a lot from him about what it involves.



Factors Influencing Pressure Pipe Selection

Pressure pipes are available in various materials and dimensions. The specific pipe that will serve your needs can be identified after putting several factors into consideration. This article discusses some of those important factors that can help you to select the most appropriate pressure pipes for your needs. Fluid Temperature Different pressure pipes are designed to work best with fluids at different temperatures. For example, it may not be appropriate for you to select pressure pipes that were made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) if you want those pipes to transport heated water. Read More 

4 Questions to Consider When Designing a Custom Plaque for a Treasured Employee

If you own a company and you want to congratulate an employee who has been with you for a long time, you may want to give that individual a custom plaque. There are a variety of designs you may want to select. Here are some options you need to consider along the way: 1. Do You Want a Plaque That Hangs on the Wall? When you think of plaques, you may immediately think of wall plaques, but that isn't the only option. Read More 

Aluminium Casting and Its Benefits to Manufacturers and End Users

Casting is a simple and inexpensive age-old process through which aluminium is formed into a wide array of products. Car engines and power transmissions are some of the products of this process. Over time, technical advances have been made which explains why the aluminium casting process is now much more efficient and faster. The casting process can be done through 3 methods, die casting, permanent mold casting, and sand casting. Die casting is commonly used in high-volume manufacturing to produce precisely formed aluminium parts. Read More 

Why invest in a laser cutting machine?

Cutting material to the correct shape is a vital part of the production process and there are a few ways of achieving the perfect cut for your job. Traditionally, cutting would be done using either a turret punch or a blanking press. A turret punch employs a range of small tools to punch out each part using a number of hole sizes combined with the use of line shaped blades for the outer edge of the shape. Read More 

How PVDF Coatings Differ From Powder Coatings

Some people may not know whether they should opt for PVDF or powder coating when they would like some metal products to be protected from the elements. This article discusses some of the key differences between those methods. Use this information to select the option that is best suited to your needs.  Finishes and Colours Powder coatings are available in a huge variety of finishes and colours. One can adjust the parameters of the powder-coating process in order to produce a rough or smooth surface finish and then choose a color. Read More