Industrial Archive

Taking a Look at the Best Hydraulic Crimping Tools

For smaller jobs, it’s not that hard to crimp wires and butt connections by hand. When you’re only trying to take on a fistful of common wires, the standard handheld crimping tools you’ll find at any hardware store can probably handle the job. But when you’re dealing with larger wires or more of them, you’re going to want bigger and better tools more equal to …

Guide to the Best Nitrogen Regulators

Finding the right nitrogen regulator is both difficult and important. You need to find a regulator that can provide the kind of delivery pressure and application pressure necessary for your application. But you also want a regulator that’s equipped to take on the pressures of contact with pure gasses. To understand exactly what to look for, you’ve first got to take a closer look inside …

In-Depth Guide to the Best-Rated Mechanical Balance

When you’re taking measurements, sometimes the right tool for the job isn’t digital, it’s mechanical. Obviously, there’s a huge number of advantages with a digital balance. Microprocessors can provide stunning accuracy, counting functions, memory functions, and more. But for every digital advantage you can list, you can find just as many for a mechanical balance. The last place you want your expensive electronic instruments is …

Choosing the Best Portable Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Monitor

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a colorless gas. In spite of being essentially invisible to the naked eye, H2S is easily recognizable because it smells like rotten eggs. Lower levels of exposure usually only create minor health problems, like shortness of breath, sore throat, anxiety, or a cough. However, greater levels of exposure can lead to serious injury and death. Health issues aside, H2S is a …