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.
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What is a 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 »
14 Kitchen Cabinet Color Trends of 2022 (and the Best Hardware for Each!)
Remodeling or designing new kitchens requires an eye for detail, especially when it comes to kitchen cabinets and their hardware. Understanding current trends in cabinets allow both professional and amateur designers to select the best style for their kitchen, which is why learning about kitchen cabinet color trends of 2022 is so important.
A Guide to Stainless Steel Welding
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 »
How to Select a Stainless Steel Float Valve for Your Application
Float valves are mechanisms or machines used for filling tanks, reservoirs, or other containers for liquids. Also referred to as a ballcock, as the hollow float is often shaped like a ball, it’s essentially the same mechanism as one would find in flushing toilets, and helps prevent overflow or backflow. Consisting of a valve connected… Read more »
Tool and Die Manufacturing Guide – Part 2: Capabilities & Types
This blog is Part Two of a two-part series highlighting our guide to the tool and die manufacturing process, with a focus on manufacturing capabilities and types of die manufacturing.
Tool and Die Manufacturing Guide – Part 1: Introduction & Process
This blog is Part One of a two-part series highlighting our guide to the tool and die manufacturing process, with a focus on defining this type of manufacturing and the process involved.
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?
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
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 »