What Are The Factors That Affect Fuel And Oil Prices?


Like any other commodities, fuel and oil prices are most affected by supply and demand. While demand can be relatively easier to anticipate, factors that affect supply can change dramatically in a short period of time: What are the factors that affect the supply of fuel and oil? Production As new technologies allow access to previously inaccessible deposits of oil and natural gas, supply is increased. An example of this is the refinement of hydraulic fracturing, or "

12 August 2015

Choosing A CNC Lathe For Your Metal Fabrication Projects


One of the best investments you can make for your new metal fabrication shop is CNC equipment to simplify the process. When you invest in your first CNC lathe, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. Here are several key features you should be looking at when you're choosing CNC machines. Understanding the Swing Specification Swing specification is a term used to refer to the largest diameter part you can put into the machine and spin on the chuck without hitting the safety guards.

28 June 2015

Protect Your Home From Snow With Metal Roofing


Living in a mountain town affords you several opportunities that you can't find in the urban jungle. For one, if you like skiing, hiking, mountain-biking, rock climbing, or other outdoor activities, you can basically stroll out your backdoor and take it all in. On the other hand, living in the mountains can create unique challenges when it comes to building your home. For one thing, snowfall tends to increase as you go up in elevation.

16 June 2015

Pallet Safety Tips To Keep Your Employees Safe


If you are the owner or manager of an inventory warehouse, you likely have hundreds or even thousands of items coming into and going out of your doors every day. Almost all warehouses with lots of items use some type of pallet system to help keep merchandise and inventory organized. Wooden pallets are by far the most common. While a stack of pallets can help you work more efficiently, they can also become a safety hazard if you put a lot of heavy items on them.

8 June 2015