Posts By: Arthur Harris

9 Heat Treatment Methods for Stainless Steel

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When it comes to stainless steel heat treatment, methods will vary according to the metal’s end use and the properties necessary for the application. Sometimes this involves the metal undergoing several types of heat treatment, with methods for certain superalloys going through as many as six steps to optimize their properties.

What is a Liquid Level Control System?

Stainless Steel Float Balls| liquid level control system

Many industries use various equipment to maintain fluids, or even fluid-like substances, at a certain level. A liquid level control system utilizes various floats, probes, and other simple or complex technologies to moderate fluid levels. Some of these systems, processes, and implements can also be used with dry powders, chemicals, or any material that flows…. Read more »

A Guide to Stainless Steel Welding

Stainless Steel Welding Service | stainless steel welding procedure specification

Due to its many advantageous qualities, stainless steel is a popular metal for a wide variety of industrial and consumer products. It resists corrosion from liquids, gases, and chemicals, along with being particularly durable, tough, and visually appealing. Many available stainless steel grades can withstand extremes of hot or cold, which is why it’s popular… Read more »

What is a Floating Ball Valve?

1/8" Float Valve | what is a floating ball valve

As the most common valve type in the piping industry, floating ball valves play an important role in regulating flow through pipelines and other piping systems in the gas, oil, water and other industries. They create a bi-directional seal, and can even be customized for high pressure operations, though normally they are only used in… Read more »

Mixed Metals for Cabinet Hardware: Do or Don’t?

mixed metals for cabinet hardware

An age-old design rule is to never combine different metals, especially when it comes to cabinet hardware. Luckily times are changing, with mixed metals bringing an elevated depth of style to any space when done right. There are some tricks of the trade to help you blend styles to get a layered look. Below, we’ve… Read more »

How to Choose Kitchen Hardware for White Cabinets

hardware for white cabinets

When it comes to selecting hardware the decision can be overwhelming, especially hardware for white cabinets. On a white backdrop, hardware plays the starring role and ends up being a focal point, so you want to make sure you’re choosing styles and finishes that enhance the feeling of the most central room in your home:… Read more »