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Abrasives: Cutting Sheet Metal Contours With EZ Glide Cut-Off Wheel

Abrasives: Cutting Sheet Metal Contours With EZ Glide Cut-Off Wheel

Working with sheet metal can be a very difficult and dangerous task, especially when not using the best equipment for the job. Cutting sheet metal contours can be even more dangerous even to experienced workers. Recently, a worker, while cutting sheet metal, tried to contour a cut slightly and the cut-off wheel shattered and injured him. After that incident, no one else wanted to use cut-off wheels again, so they often had to refer to less efficient methods of cutting sheet metal, angle iron, an...
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Mega: Slip Resistant Steps with Mega-Crete and Mega-PSC

Mega: Slip Resistant Steps with Mega-Crete and Mega-PSC

These courthouse steps were in serious disrepair with several loose, cracked and bowed threads that created trip hazards. After the threads were removed, the entire damaged surface was rebuilt using Mega-Crete. The steps were then primed using Mega-PSC with aggregate broadcast into the wet solution to give a skid resistant surface. When the Mega-PSC had cured, the excess aggregate was vacuumed off and a UV resistant, water-borne urethane was applied as both a protective sealer and to give it col...
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Welding: Avoid Burning Through Stainless Steel With Stain-Plus Easy Down

Welding: Avoid Burning Through Stainless Steel With Stain-Plus Easy Down

In many areas, parts fabricated of stainless steel are used mainly for corrosion protection. Maintenance on these parts can be very challenging and expensive. Welding distortion control and the cost of materials are a couple of issues that most maintenance groups in the food and beverage plants face when welding stainless steel.While this alloy is not a hard metal to weld, it does require a quality welding electrode to get the desired results. Light gauge materials leave little room for hea...
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Mega: Facility Maintenance Group Saves Hundreds

Mega: Facility Maintenance Group Saves Hundreds

A facility maintenance group started looking for an alternate solution to a problem that was costing the company, both in time and money. The problem they were encountering was the short service life of anti-slip tape being used on wet, slippery aluminum decks and rungs on scissor lifts.By using common anti-slip tape, the company was forced to replace the worn-out tape after 3 to 6 months. This expensive, ineffective tape had to be completely removed and replaced. This process, on average, was t...
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Mega: Wear-flex Xpress Invaluable to Construction Company for Protecting Flatbed Decks

Mega: Wear-flex Xpress Invaluable to Construction Company for Protecting Flatbed Decks

A construction company in the Texas Coast area, like many other across the country, faced a high-cost, time-consuming issue with hardwood decks on some of their vehicles. Unprotected hardwood decks on flatbeds and lowboys (long flat trailers that haul earthmoving equipment) was constantly being worn from equipment being dragged repeatedly across decks. Also, the company’s flatbeds and lowboys were suffering further deterioration from excessive exposure to the sun, salt, sand, dirt, equipme...
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Partsmaster is all About Pink

Partsmaster is all About Pink

Partsmaster™ is all about PINK and Breast Cancer Awareness for the month of October. We have challenged our sales reps to bring awareness by taking pictures with their customers who are wearing our Pink Paracord Bracelets or any pink item! We have been sharing with our followers on our Facebook pageall month long in hopes that we can make a difference. At the end of the month Partsmaster™ will be making a donation to the Susan G. Komen foundation so we can help with the fig...
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Welding: Landfill Compactor Wheel Service With Max-Abrade SD

Welding: Landfill Compactor Wheel Service With Max-Abrade SD

Americans are generating more solid waste than ever before. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in 2013, Americans generated 254 million tons of trash. These massive numbers have caused the need for landfills to grow in size and in number. This, in consequence, has brought about other changes; more equipment is needed and this equipment is operating for longer hours.One of the most important pieces of equipment is the landfill compactor vehicle, whose steel wheels shred, tear,...
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