Why Manufacturing Matters

Hey! My name is Jay and I live in Brisbane, Australia and I have decided to start this blog so I can raise awareness of the importance of industry and manufacturing. I am not a professional who works in this sector but my dad was the manager of a manufacturing plant for many years. When I was growing up, I would often visit him and see the men working on the machines below. It was a wonderful sight. Even though I didn't enter into the same profession as my dad, I have developed a keen interested in the sector. I hope you enjoy my blog.

Why Formatubes are Best for Wet Season Construction

17 August 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

If you're orchestrating the construction of a home or building in one of the tropical or subtropical regions of Australia, it's important to keep seasonal weather in mind. These parts of the country have a six-month wet season from November to March which brings high humidity, heavy rainfall, and flooding. Ideally, construction work should take place during the dry season, but avoiding the monsoon weather isn't always possible. If your construction will be taking place during the wet time-frame and your building will feature concrete columns, using formatubes can be a big help. Read More …

Transition Skills from General Engineering to Design Engineering

9 August 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

If you are working as a mechanical engineer and would like to get into design engineering, it is important to know that making the transition can be tough, but it is doable. It applies in particular if you have spent a good part of your career as a general engineer. Nonetheless, most engineers who have moved from hardcore engineering to design engineering agree that it is very fulfilling. However, some of the skills you have gained in your career as a general engineer might not be of help when you transition into design engineering. Read More …

A Comparison Between PVC Doors and Wood Fibre Doors

30 July 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Are you planning to install new doors in your home? Read on and learn some of the key differences between moulded PVC doors and wood fibre doors. Use this information to select the best type of doors for your home: Environmental Friendliness PVC doors are made from manufactured materials (plastics) that can be recycled many times. They, therefore, have a lower impact on the environment when you compare them with wood fibre doors. Read More …

4 Factors That Influence Timber Salvage after Wildfires

30 July 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Wildfires can have a devastating effect on forests. However, timber salvage operations can be conducted by owners of forests so that some money can be got from selling the salvaged timber to sawmills or manufacturers of timber products. This article discusses some of the considerations that can guide you regarding the necessity of a timber salvage operation: The Damage Sustained You need to inspect your woodlots so that you can assess the kind of damage that the trees sustained during that wildfire. Read More …

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Installing Wire Fencing

30 July 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Wire fencing can be installed easily without involving an expert. However, some people make mistakes that can affect the performance of these fences. This article discusses some of those common mistakes that you should avoid as you install a wire fence: Using Trees You should avoid areas with trees when you are planning where to install your wire fence. This precaution will save you from the temptation of using the trees as fence posts. Read More …