Monthly Archives: August 2013

Food Industries Use Nylon Mesh Screen for Both Liquid and Dry Products

How you use nylon mesh screen depends upon your industry. Some industries use this type of screen for multiple applications and purposes. For example, in the food production industry, mesh screen is utilized for both liquid and dry food product. … Continue reading

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Things to Consider When Working with Stainless Steel Machine Screws

Depending upon your exact applications, stainless steel machine screws may sometimes require the use of a stainless steel nut to hold them in place. At other times, the pre-tapped holes through certain materials are enough to secure and hold them … Continue reading

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The Medical Device and Electrical Industries Use PTFE Tubing

PTFE tubing, or Teflon® tubing, is useful for a variety of applications and purposes in several industries, including the medical device and electrical industries. This type of tubing has low friction, good electrical insulation properties, is chemically inert, and satisfies … Continue reading

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Straightened Wire Is Available in Standard Sizes and with Custom Finishing Options

Straightened wire is often supplied in standard lengths of either 36 inches or 72 inches. In order to use the wire in your applications, it has to be cut to the desired length using the right type of wire cutters. … Continue reading

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The Amount PTFE Shrink Tubing Shrinks Depends On whether There Are Any Restrictions

The amount of shrinkage obtained when working with PTFE shrink tubing depends upon several factors. The biggest one is the diameter of the object where the tubing is being applied. You need to determine the diameter of the object and … Continue reading

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How to Calculate the Wall Thickness Measurement of Hypodermic Tubing

You are able to determine the measurement of the wall thickness of hypodermic tubing by taking the outside diameter and subtracting it from the inside diameter. For example, if you have a piece of 10 gauge regular wall tubing with … Continue reading

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Teflon® Heat Shrink Tubing Is Designed for a Variety of Environments

Teflon® heat shrink tubing is used by a variety of industries for applications whenever they require a viable material which is able to withstand a wide range of temperatures, is chemically inert, provides excellent electrical insulating properties, and can be … Continue reading

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Switching from Regular to Thin Wall Stainless Tubing Increases Fluid Flow Rates

Variances in the wall thicknesses of stainless steel tubing determine whether they are regular wall, extra thin wall, or thin wall stainless tubing. It is important to understand how changes to the wall thickness can have an impact on your … Continue reading

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Add Woven Nylon Mesh to Change a Single Stage Filtration System to a Two Stage Filtration System

There are different types of materials used to create filters, depending upon their intended applications. For instance, one kind of filter uses porous paper-based materials which have very tiny openings to allow water and other liquids to pass through while … Continue reading

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Industrial Blunt Needles Do Not Have to Be Sterilized

The blunt needles used for industrial applications do not have to be sterile, but only clean. This is because the needles are not being used on people, but rather for other industrial processes. The needles are used to deliver greases … Continue reading

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