Archive for October, 2013

The Intriguing History of Three Items You Might See Every Day

Written by Abe on . Posted in Cotter pins, Destaco clamps, Taper pins

Drill bushings

How closely have you examined the desks and chairs around you, if you’re in an office? There is a rich and interesting history to many of the things around us that you would never know unless you chose to look a bit deeper, underneath the curtain that often separates us from seeing plain objects as tools that have a history as old as human civilization.

Manufacturing tools and devices, for example, often come off as cold, metallic, and uninteresting to the average layman. And yet, some of them are actually quite fascinating. Here are three little known stories of the bits and pieces of industrial mechanics you walk past every day.

1. Magnets

Imagine for a moment you are in ancient China and notice that a magnetite metal, known as lodestone, attracts iron. This is the first recorded notatio

The More You Know, the Better Your Purchasing Power Will Be

Written by Abe on . Posted in Metric spacers, Nylon zip ties, Rubber grommet

Metric spacers

You’ve heard it, read it, seen it a dozen times, but the adage is true. Knowledge is power. The more information you know about your standard, industrial supplies, the better your purchasing power. So, for your benefit, here’s some handy info to make you a smarter shopper!

Rubber Grommets.

Rubber grommets are made out of the resilient material to bounce back when it’s put under pressure. Rubber grommets are used to prevent the ripping, tearing, or abrasion of the pierced material. These rubber grommets are used to cover the sharp edges of the piercing. Many rubber grommets are used in desks and the like.

Wire management.

To obtain Wire management, you use a comb device that separates wires for

Top Facts You Need to Know About Funeral Arrangements

Written by Abe on . Posted in Affordable cremation, Direct cremation, Funeral homes in waukegan

Find a funeral home

When you have lost a loved one, the last thing that you want to have to worry about are funeral prices or finding out information about direct cremation. Before you decide to find a funeral home in your area so that you can plan a touching family funeral services in honor of your deceased loved one, here are a few facts that you should know so that you can make the best decisions concerning arrangements possible.

1. Both elephants and chimpanzees have been known to “bury” their deceased under leaves and other organic material.

2. Did you know that consulting a funeral directory and paying for a funeral can rank among the most expensive purchases many consumers will ever make?

3. To help relieve their famil

Information on Digital Cameras Is a Click Away

Written by Abe on . Posted in Digital cameras compare, Still digital cameras, What camera should i buy for photography

Online camera store

At the turn of 20th century, most photography was done in black and white. Color photography, while available, was unreliable and expensive. Most people certainly did not own cameras in their homes for personal use. However, thanks to the proliferation of digital cameras today, photography is available to almost everyone. Chances are you already have a camera somewhere in your house, if not in your pocket – since almost all cell phones come equipped with the capability to take photos.

As the accessibility of cameras has increased, so too has the popularity of photography. Today, people are taking more photographs than ever before. While cheap digital cameras for sale have brought photography to the masses, the internet has also played an important role. Social media websites, such as Facebook, allow peo