moving floor Articles

  • Moving Floor Systems Take a Load Off

    Scott Krause knows the time-consuming and labor-intensive hassle of having to manually unload a truck filled with paper documents destined for destruction and shredding. That situation has occurred occasionally at CDI Vaults in Eugene, Ore., when a driver has forgotten to reverse the non-continuous conveyor belt in one of the company’s three trucks. “Where we run into problems is when the driver ...

  • DTE Energy Moves Beyond Compliance with ESP Software

    Utility industry environmental management is increasingly driven by business concerns beyond compliance obligations. With SO2 and NOx emission allowances and credits now tradeable commodities, there are strong incentives for proactive environmental management. Furthermore, the move toward sustainable business practices has led many in the utility industry to ...


    By IHS

  • Repositioning vinyl flooring #310 case study

    Vinyl flooring had always been the lifeblood of this building products client. However, vinyl essentially had become a “no growth” category, losing market share to ceramic tile, wood and laminate. G&S created a communications strategy to “reinvent vinyl,” moving it from a dated product to a chic, youthful alternative. The client was positioned to consumer and trade ...


  • DECC to disclose new carbon floor price

    David Huhne will provide clarity on energy policy after revealing a carbon floor price that is expected to boost low carbon renewable, nuclear and CCS projects. The UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary will unveil today the government’s first National Policy Statement on Energy where is expected to provide details on a ‘floor price’ on carbon emissions. The event will take ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Kitchen Floor Cleaning Machines: Degreasing Tiles and Stone

    Removing grease and other impurities from kitchen floors requires the use of powerful kitchen floor cleaning machines. Today, among the most reliable kitchen floor cleaning machines are the pressure washers and the hard surface cleaners. Pressure washers are perfect for degreasing operations, particularly hard surfaces, such as concrete, tile, stone, and linoleum. Kitchen floor cleaning machines ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Maximize Floor Space and Productivity with Downdraft Benches

    All types of manufacturing environments require improved air quality. The advantage improved air quality has, not only maintains your workers’ health and safety, but also conforms to the federal and state commands that demand it. The majority of clean air products require a lot of space, as well as extensive work in order to be installed. Downdraft benches are the best choice for supreme ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • Large Area Hard Floor Cleaners with Reduced Noise

    Contractors are often hired to maintain cleanliness in and around hospitals, residential areas, nursing homes, schools, public libraries, and similar places. However, using conventional hard floor cleaning machines could have one drawback, the high noise levels. Therefore, contractors use machines designed to operate with reduced noise. The volume of sound generated by advanced large area hard ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Environmentally Friendly Meetings Move to Center Stage

    ASTM “Green Meeting” Standards Help Save Energy and Reduce Pollution Thanks to work by ASTM International Subcommittee E60.02 on Hospitality, a set of ASTM standards now helps define best practices for ensuring that meetings and events are greener and more sustainable. Meetings and events are a big business, representing billions of dollars in economic activity for economies ...


    By ASTM International

  • Should You Invest In Stone Floor Cleaners Or Power Washers and Carpet Cleaners?

    Contractors are often caught in a dilemma when they are faced with varied cleaning tasks. They are mostly anxious about the cost of buying high-quality systems. The more machines to buy, the more money you spend. In addition to the initial cost, there will also be operational costs, maintenance charges, and transportation costs. The more machinery you have, the more your overall expenses will be. ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Move over Saudi Arabia. Here comes Nash and his Dad!

    As a parent, I don’t expect world changing results when I gripe at my kids. I’m happy if they at least leave a path through the dirty clothes on their bedroom floors. If you’re like that too, you’ll be a little sheepish when you hear the story of inventor and journalist Pierce Hoover. His 13-year-old son, Nash, kept forgetting to shut off the lights, so Hoover made a very ...

  • De Blauwe Bak recycling moves into cover-all building

    Location: NetherlandsApplication: Recycling Sorting FacilityBuilding Series: TITAN® Low SlopeBuilding Size: 131' w x 131' l (39.9m x 39.9m) This summer, De Blauwe Bak Recycling completed a large expansion of their sorting operation in Heerhugowaard. Owner Frank Koopman decided last year to cover a large part of his building site rather than facing the problems involved with the mandatory ...


  • Fixed vs. Moving Bed Systems: Media Retention and Headloss

    Submerged fixed-film media is utilized within aeration basins to optimize biological treatment and increase capacity. Therefore, proper design and installation of the equipment used to keep the media in the aeration basin and prevent it from passing downstream is critical to system function. ...

  • Why Hard Surface Steam Cleaners With Motorized Spinners Are Ideal For Cleaning Hard Floors?

    When you need to eliminate heavy layers of grime, hard surface steam cleaners are the most convenient tools to achieve cleanliness. Think of dirty basements, grimy yards, stained bathroom tiles, and you would begin to see why these machines are high in demand at commercial locations. However, there are a lot of differences between different types hard surface steam cleaners, depending on the ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Wind Tunnel Balance System for Vehicle Aerodynamic Developments

    In vehicle development steps, optimization of aerodynamic properties is often carried out in wind tunnel facilities. The vehicle is placed upon the measuring platform of the balance. The wind tunnel balance now allows the precise measurement of six forces and moments induced by the air flow. The HORIBA wind tunnel balance system can be equipped with a moving ground system which makes the air flow ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Importance of Simultaneous Extraction in Removing Gum Stains

    Gum removal, in residential areas, can be difficult enough to handle. A wad of gum on the carpet or on the kitchen floor can turn into a sticky mess that is hard to remove completely. This problem becomes amplified in commercial areas. Commercial flooring, sidewalks, and parking lots are larger and speckled with multiple gum deposits. Many of these deposits are very old. The older the gums ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Automaking and the new century: Social response product development as corporate strategy

    An in-depth case study on how Toyota and Honda utilized a social response product development strategy to liberate a new family of hybrid technologies. SOCIAL RESPONSE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT The automaker that wins the race to build and sell the superior car will shape consumer preferences, thereby boosting sales and profits. The winning firm will fashion a corporate strategy that drives auto ...


    By AHC Group

  • Which Portable Dust Collector Is Right for Your Workplace?

    When it comes to clean air regulations and dust collection systems, then these are nothing new. However, the new thing is the pressure that is being put on the implementation of those regulations. Even the smallest of companies and shops go through expensive fines if they do not obey this rule. Small areas may not need air filtration frequently and may also not have the required space to install ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • How to Assess Fall Hazards

    Fall hazards are an ongoing concern in most workplaces and include both falls from heights as well as falls from the same level. Slips, trip and falls from both categories consistently rank among the top causes of both disabling injuries and deaths in all types of workplaces, from construction sites, to manufacturing operations to warehouses to offices. In fact, the only other category of ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Power plants use oil skimmers to prevent contamination from spills

    Most hydroelectric plants designed in the 1960s were built with a station drainage sump that collects all drainage from the plant. As designed, float switches activate sump pumps that discharge liquids directly into the tailrace. The system cannot distinguish between types of liquids, so in the event of an oil leak, oil in the sump could be released into the tailrace. Modern ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Optimism about a federal solution to asbestos litigation fades

    Desprte months of negotiations involving labor, trial lawyers, insurers, businesses and senators, a federal solution to costly asbestos litigation clogging the nation’s c o w still seems elusive.  There was optimism last year among the vanous parties to this debate that consensus could be found on how to deal with the massive number of asbestos claims that have led to business bankruptcies, ...

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