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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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Spiral Cable Wrap Protector – Common Uses & Benefits

Spiral Cable Wrap Protector – Common Uses & Benefits

Spiral cable protectors help protect tubing, wiring, cabling or hoses from abrasion and other environmental factors common in factories and other environments that utilize electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic equipment. They help organize bunches of cables, keeping them in place for easy maintenanc…

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Popular Uses for a Heavy-Duty Hot Knife

Popular Uses for a Heavy-Duty Hot Knife

A heavy-duty hot knife is a very versatile tool, and can even be used in conservation efforts. Take, for example, the New York Public Library’s (NYPL) conservation lab, which includes creating custom-made containers or housings for some of their more unusual and fragile collections. In September …

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Nylon Tubing Types and Popular Applications

Nylon Tubing Types and Popular Applications

Made from polyamide resin, nylon is known to resist moisture, impacts, chemicals and abrasion while retaining its shape. While polyamide resins include natural plastics and adhesives, nylon is a synthetic polyamide used widely for industrial and commercial purposes. Used in the food processing, a…

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