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Looking to ramp up your output, maximize your profit, and maintain quality on your next self-leveling job? It all comes down to lining up the right equipment, assembling the right crew, and following the manufacturer’s guidelines for proper mixing.

Get the details right, and you’ll be well-positioned to win larger jobs and seriously boost your bottom line – with the MEGA HIPPO Mixing System.

Surface finishing is a large expenditure for most companies. For decorative surfaces various abrasives and polishing compounds are necessary in order to guarantee a great finish. Often workpieces become useless when inexpert operation causes soiling and scratches.
Do you want to improve your practices for stainless steel metal polishing?

Silica dust is a common – and potentially dangerous – mineral found in many applications and industries around the world. Inhaling silica dust can lead to disabling and even fatal lung disease, and it is important to know the potential symptoms.

By now, all construction companies should be in compliance with new regulations regarding crystalline silica dust on construction sites. But, what is silica dust? Here are 5 things you need to know.

OSHA has issued two new standards to protect workers from exposure to respirable silica, as well as allow employers to tailor solutions to address the specific conditions within their workplaces. Learn more about these regulations.

This article will identify the most common stainless steel finishes recognized by the sheet metal industry, and explain both how they are created by the manufacturer and how to best replicate the finish in the field using hand-held tools.

Ongoing exposure to airborne silica dust can pose significant health hazards, and over time, it can even prove fatal. To increase concrete worker safety on construction sites, the OSHA is instituting more stringent concrete dust collection regulations. Proper containment of silica-containing concrete dust is one of the most important safety precautions that employers can take to protect their workers.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a new set of construction safety regulations going into force September 23, 2017 with the intent of limiting drywall construction worker exposure to crystalline silica dust. Learn more about the best practices and how to stay safe.

Designing, fabricating, assembling, finishing, and cleaning equipment for food-grade applications, regardless of the alloy used, has myriad requirements that must be met every step of the way. The term food grade and its many variants refers to surfaces that have, in the federal government’s terminology, a sanitary finish—a finish that is safe for processing food products and can easily and reliably be cleaned and sanitized.

The proper finish is important for product quality and durability. This article discusses the steps required to brush- and mirror-finish stainless steel, nonferrous metals, and aluminum using both linear and angle grinders.

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