Archive | January, 2015

Uses of bench vices

Bench vices, also known as woodworking or engineer’s vices, are usually a tool made of metal or wood. Their sole purpose is to hold the object underneath, with grip and thereby work on the object. Simple examples of such works could be planning, drilling and sawing. These activities require a tight hold between the sawing/drilling/planning [...]

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How effective are ear plugs at industrial workplace

One of the common occupational health hazards encountered are the ones caused by noise or commotion at workplace. In industries, it is common to hear continuous sounds from machines and the activities they perform. The workers get used to such mundane buzz and do not care much about the plausible hazards they are about to [...]

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What are Mechanical Fasteners?

The process of joining one component to the other mechanically is called Mechanical Fastening. The components used for the purpose of joining are called as Mechanical Fasteners. This process involves three basic types of fasteners such as, Integral Fasteners, Threaded Fasteners and Non-Threaded Fasteners. Integral Fasteners: They belong to an assembly. They interlock one component [...]

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Manufacturing process of corrugated boxes

Corrugated boxes are used in our daily life for packing, storage purposes, transporting finished products with care until it reaches the end user. For heavy goods, a corrugated box becomes mandatory for transportation purposes. They are well known for their durability, strength, light weight, recyclability and low cost. These boxes possess the ability to withstand [...]

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Safety Glasses cleaning tips

Statistics reveal that more than 2000 eye injuries happen in any workplace each day. This also results in incurring a significant financial cost associated with these figures, with approximately $ 300 million worth of production time, workers’ compensation and medical expenditure. A worker who has suffered from an eye injury is very much aware of [...]

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