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Factors to Consider when Buying Commercial Kitchen Equipment

4 April 2018
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Arguably, almost every chef dreams of starting a restaurant of their own. In culinary circles, opening a restaurant is deemed an accomplishment, which might explain the urge amongst chefs. Starting a restaurant, however, is not an easy task even to the most seasoned of chefs. Most restaurateurs will agree that while it might be easy to design the front-of-house, purchasing optimal kitchen equipment is a significant undertaking. Buying the wrong equipment will affect profitability and competitive positioning. Read More …

Metal Fabrication: Selecting the Perfect Brass Alloy for Your Applications

1 December 2017
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If you are interested in using a copper base alloy for your fabrication project, you should think about using brass. Brass has excellent inherent strength; it is not vulnerable to damage from high pressure and mechanical impact. Also, this material has exceptional corrosion resistance. So, it can be used in environments with adverse chemical properties.  Additionally, the appearance of brass is typically quite beautiful due to the high copper content. However, it is essential to remember that the particular performance properties of your fabricated brass will depend on the specific alloys or grades of material used. Read More …

Buy or hire a generator? Consider costs first

20 September 2017
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If you run a business where an uninterrupted power supply is mandatory for the continuation of vital operations, you most likely own a backup generator on site.  As such, you must acknowledge the large sum needed to purchase and maintain generator equipment. If you are considering upgrading you power generation capability, consider hiring rather than buying. Cheaper Generators are among the most expensive pieces of utility equipment. Since they are used at homes and businesses mainly for backup and emergency purposes, they are utilised on a temporary basis and remain redundant for the greater duration of your ownership. Read More …

3 Ways Donor Recognition Plaques Help to Raise Funds

30 August 2017
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If you're a charity, social enterprise, or another institution which relies on donations, you may be on the look out for ways to increase the amount of money your fundraising efforts make. One simple option to get more money into your facility is through donor recognition plaques—custom plaques engraved with multiple names to honour your top contributors. These plaques, which are usually made from wood or metal and come in a variety of shapes and sizes, aren't just an attractive way to brighten up your building. Read More …

Why Liners Are a Good Way to Fix Failing Pressure Pipes

15 June 2017
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Pressure pipes, such as underground pipes carrying water to a manufacturing plant, can develop multiple leaks before the end of their service life. Such leaks may be due to unfavourable soil conditions around those pipes. Installing cured-in-place liners inside those pipes can extend their life at an affordable cost. This article discusses some of the benefits of using those pressure pipe liners: Less Time Is Needed It is very time-consuming to dig up buried pressure pipes in order to replace them with new ones. Read More …