3 Types of Roller Bearings

 

Industrial rollers are used in a variety of purposes in factories, such as to smooth semi-solid materials, make impressions onto products, or simply to guide thin materials as they travel from one place to another. More machines use rollers than many people realize, but Continue reading

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The Many Roller Options

 

Rollers are a huge part of any factory production. Most factories use several different kinds of rollers for various production methods, including flattening materials, guiding products, feeding materials, and guiding movement. Because rollers are so important, the selection Continue reading

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Urethane Wheels in the Factory

Urethane is a highly useful material in the factory or workplace. Urethane is a type of semi-flexible plastic, which is used for everything from boxes to machine parts, to conveyor belt bumpers. One especially useful use for urethane rollers is in the production of wheels. Urethane is made

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Cleaning Up Factories with Sticky Silicone Rollers

Silicone rollers have a variety of uses in the industrial world. The rollers are used to squeeze liquids from textiles and other products, used to smooth and flatten materials, and even used to clean conveyors Continue reading

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Uses for Rolls of Rubber

Rubber rolls are simply large rolls of processed synthetic or natural rubber. In the production of rubber, rubber is manufactured in a liquid state. After the rubber forms, it is removed from the liquid and rolled between rollers to smooth the rubber Continue reading

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Cleaning Rubber Rollers

Rubber rollers have a variety of uses, from use for installing wallpaper and fiberglass to flattening materials in industrial factories. Rubber rollers have been used to apply stickers and labels, paint walls, lay concrete, and much more. Whatever Continue reading

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Rollin’ In the Ink

My best friend, the person to whom I have been most closely connected for well over twenty-five years, is a scrapbooker. Despite our having been best friends for the majority of our lives, we are very different people. I am not a scrapbooker. But I admire the gusto with which she scrapbooks. She really gets into it. She keeps her supplies in Continue reading

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Chocolate Conveyed Beautifully

As a child we had to do various kinds of fundraisers for our school. Between the ages of ten and sixteen, I probably sold thousands of dollars of chocolate, suckers, cheese, and crackers. I was in music classes and those were notoriously underfunded so we had to do what we could. One of the perks of selling stuff for your school is the time-honored field trip to the factory to see where the stuff you were selling is made. Reflecting on Continue reading

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