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Dangers of Hazardous Chemicals in Wastewater

The removal of lubricants, rust inhibitors, and cleaning chemicals has become increasingly important over the years due to the chemical make-up of each. Hazardous wastewater can be discharged either by being collected, and taken to a facility that handles that type of wastewater, or by being discharged into the sewer. Having the wastewater being discharged into the sewer is going […]

Fluid Filtration Management with a Recycling System

A sump is a pit or hollow that collects liquid. Cleaning this can be a dirty job for shops that don’t invest any time or the right equipment to get it done. Typically it consists of a lot of manual labor on the part of the workers; such as removing the sheet metal pieces, disconnecting hoses and electrical connections, followed […]

The Importance Of Design Elements In Maximizing The Life Of Your Steel Belt Conveyor

Steel belt conveyors have been relied upon in the stamping industry for hundreds of years. The reason for this is because of the way steel belt conveyors automate the scrap handling process, and for the specific ways in which they can be designed to mitigate wear of the conveyor and any unplanned downtime associated with that wear. Typically in […]

Why Wear Abatement Strategies Are Necessary

Although any good equipment design will incorporate some sort of safety factor for wear, more application-specific details should be shared with the design engineer. This will ensure less wear, better value, and a longer lasting piece of equipment. Some key application details to share with the design engineer for equipment in the metal scrap handling industries are: Specific alloy […]