Tuesday, August 29, 2017

When To Replace Safety Gear (Respirators, Goggles,Face Shields, and More)

Keeping Yourself Hazard Proof

We wear PPE (personal protective equipment) or safety gear for a variety of purposes: to protect our eyes, ears, face, nose, hands, and just about any other vulnerable body part. When you're surrounded by chemicals, particles, fire, and other hazardous substances regularly, it's crucial to keep your protective material at its highest performance. Taking care of your safety gear will make it last longer, but inevitably, it will become worn out or ineffective with constant usage.

When it's time, it's time.

Different PPE lasts longer than others and we've come up with a guideline

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

How to Use Drop-In Anchors: All You Need To Know

There is a large variety of concrete fasteners. Today we will be focusing on drop-in anchors. Keep reading to find out what they're for, how to install them, and how to choose the right one for your application.

What is a drop-in anchor?

A drop-in anchor (aka a flush shell) is a fastener that can only be used in solid concrete. After you have installed the drop-in anchor, it is permanent. Drop-in anchors are for attaching a bolted object to concrete, such as a threaded rod, stop sign, a railing, or whatever. They can be used on the ground and overhead, for example, to fasten a light fixture to a concrete ceiling. While the anchor is permanently inserted in the concrete, it has essentially created a threaded hole, so the bolt can be changed when needed.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

How To Choose The Right Abrasive

Abrasives: there are so many factors when it comes to selection. How do you know you're using the best one for your application?

What's an abrasive?

In short, it's a material with a textured surface used to shape, smooth, contour, clean, prep, or finish a hard surface by rubbing and wearing away imperfections or shaping the surface through

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

7 Tips To Keeping Clean While Renovating

Remodeling, whether it's at home or at a workplace, is an extremely dusty and dirty task. Renos usually lasts for days, weeks, or months. This means you're most likely going to have a mess for the whole duration of the project. Lucky you!

We've come up with 7 tips to help you (and your team) keep clean and tidy while your space is getting re-done. Taking preventative measures early on eases the cleanup process in the end. Let's get on to the tips:

1. Utilize The Outdoors As Much As Possible

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What's a great way to keep dust and debris out of the house?

Milwaukee Car Cut Event!

Hey everyone! You may have seen our "viral" video where we cut a car in HALF with a Milwaukee 18V Reciprocating Sa...