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ISO 9001 – 7 Principles of Quality Management

ISO 9001 – 7 Principles of Quality Management

The development of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) came in the aftermath of the devastation wrought on Europe in World War 2. The organization was an offshoot of the earlier International Federation of National Standardizing Associations (ISA), which started in 1926 to cr…

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How Spiral Wrap is Used for Bundling

How Spiral Wrap is Used for Bundling

When two or more electrical cables or wires are bound together, the process is often referred to as bundling. There are several other terms used to describe this method for organizing wiring, including cable management systems, structured cable systems or simply structured wiring. Bundling serves…

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Popular Heat Shrink Tubing Material

Popular Heat Shrink Tubing Material

​​Commonly used in electrical setups, heat shrink tubing insulates electrical components from harmful elements in their immediate surroundings. This includes protecting against abrasion, dust, moisture and other environmental factors that can damage wiring or cabling. It’s sometimes referred to a…

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Spiral Wrap Tubing – Benefits & Applications

Spiral Wrap Tubing – Benefits & Applications

Regardless of the industry, protecting lines through which electricity or liquids pass increases safety and productivity in work environments. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has policies in place to advise businesses on how to deal with hazardous conditions that can lead to …

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Popular Tools Used in Arts & Crafts

Popular Tools Used in Arts & Crafts

Countless types of tools are used in the making of artwork and crafts. These can include scissors, paintbrushes, easels, foam brushes, craft knives and more, depending on the craft or artwork being made. Some types of artistry or crafting require very specific tools. Sewing and other textile craf…

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Types of Car Wash Tubing & Fittings

Types of Car Wash Tubing & Fittings

Automatic car washes got their start in Hollywood in 1946, taking most of the manual labor out of washing cars. Using a conveyor belt that hooked to the car’s bumper, they moved vehicles through a tunnel while an overhead sprinkler system sprayed water down on them. As the car passed through the …

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Tips for Buying Scuba Tubing

Tips for Buying Scuba Tubing

When novice divers decide to start buying their own scuba gear, it shows a certain commitment. Yet there are some things new divers should know before buying diving equipment. One of the more important elements in a diver’s kit is scuba tubing/hoses, which are vital for breathing underwater. Unde…

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Corrugated Tubing – Applications and Benefits

Corrugated Tubing – Applications and Benefits

The commercial production and use of plastic corrugated tubing in the United States began in 1967, following the invention of corrugation extruding machines in the early 1960s in Germany and designs made by Ira Clement in 1966 for Penn Tube Plastics in Pennsylvania. Initially made from polyethyle…

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Wood Burning Tips and Their Uses

Wood Burning Tips and Their Uses

The art of woodburning has been around since ancient times. It was known to the Han dynasty in China as fire needle embroidery, to the Moche and Nazca civilizations in Peru and during the Middle Ages in Europe. The turn of the 20th century brought a new method for wood burning, which used benzene…

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