Flow control valves are used to regulate the flow rate and pressure of liquids or gases through a pipeline. Flow control valves are essential for optimizing system performance, relying on a flow passage or port with a variable flow area. Here’s a look at the function of hydraulic flow control …Read More
In 2012, OSHA revised its hazard communication standards to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The GHS is an international system created by the United Nations (UN) to achieve unified labeling and classification of chemicals. OSHA’s revision of the previous hazard communication standard is known …Read More
Industrial control panels consist of power circuits or control circuits (or both) which provide signals that direct the performance of machinery or equipment. Industrial control panels don’t include the main power, nor do they include the controlled equipment; rather, the panel is mounted on a back panel (or subpanel) or …Read More
Energy is in the news frequently, as regions of the country and world lack power after natural disasters, companies try to find more profitable ways to pursue renewable energy sources, and the industry takes steps to expand while considering the environmental impacts of their actions. Oil and natural gas, mining, …Read More
C-suite executives and managers constantly look for tools to increase operational efficiency, from mobile devices to software that is available in the cloud. One tool that consistently delivers increased efficiency and productivity across a broad range of industries is a barcode label. When paired with the right barcode scanning system, …Read More
The Department of Defense (DoD) awards contracts for hundreds of billions of dollars each year. While many military contractors are large corporations, the DoD also awards a significant portion of contracts to small businesses and private civilian contractors. If you are an aspiring manufacturer looking to get a slice of …Read More
Buying nameplates for equipment may seem like a simple task, but there are actually many things to consider before selecting a nameplate. Here’s what you need to know to choose the right nameplates for your equipment.
A Definition of Equipment Nameplates
Equipment nameplates are identification plates for various types of equipment and …Read More
CSC (Convention for Safe Containers) sets forth important standards to ensure the safety of shipping containers through the global supply chain. Read on to learn about CSC plates, how they work, and best practices for manufacturers.
A Definition of CSC (Convention for Safe Containers) Plate
CSC, or the International Convention for Safe …Read More
Companies that manufacture parts or products for military use must be properly labeled with military data plates that meet necessary specifications. Read on to learn about the characteristics of military data plates, durability requirements, and more.
A Definition of Military Data Plates
Military data plates serve as identification plates for military equipment …Read More
The United States military designed a series of tests, MIL-STD-810G, to test its equipment limits in a variety of conditions under which it is to be used. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at MIL-STD-810G, including its purpose, how it works, and best practices for ensuring compliance.
A Definition …Read More