ALUMINUM ANODES

When two metals are placed in sea water, which acts as an electrolyte, they react. Some metal reacts more than the other. These reactions can lead to corrosion. For this reason, some metals are used as sacrificial anodes to protect the other metals. Basically, one metal is sacrificed for corrosion to save the lesser reactive metals. The more reactive metal is the anode and the other is the cathode. Aluminum anodes are used to protect the other metals when they are immersed in water. [Read More]

How to Create a Residential Dock for Your Boat

If you have property that has a nice lake but that doesn't have a dock for your boat, you may want to create such a dock or have one installed. A dock makes it easier to embark and disembark, and to load and unload gear that's needed for a day on the water. Keeping your boat tied to a dock can also be more convenient than having to use a trailer to haul it around, and can also mean no storage fees for the boat as well. [Read More]

Why You Should Pay Attention to the Assist Gas Used during Metal Laser Cutting

The assist gas used during a laser-cutting operation has several implications on the final cost and performance of the product. It is, therefore, necessary for you to take a keen interest in knowing which assist gas will be used when cutting the metals to be used to make your products. Below are several ways by which the assist gas can affect your products: The edge quality The neatness of the cut edge is often affected by the specific assist gas used. [Read More]

Two things you should do to your cafe before summer arrives

If you own and run a cafe, there are a few preparatory steps you should take before summer arrives, to ensure that your business is ready for the summer season. Read on to find out what these steps are. Check the air conditioner It is absolutely essential to make sure that your air conditioner is fully functional before it starts to get warmer. If this piece of equipment malfunctions during the summer months, it could have a very negative impact on your business. [Read More]