Transferring Tar and Asphalt Safely

By: Frank Caprio | On: April 26, 2021
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The U.S. has about 3,600 asphalt production sites and produced about 420 million tons of asphalt mixture in 2019. Over a half-million workers are exposed to fumes from asphalt,

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Amazon’s Impact on Paper Mill Piping

By: Frank Caprio | On: November 19, 2020
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Make Way for Paperboard! We all have witnessed the shift away from printed media over the past decade. Paper mills that had produced newsprint for generations suddenly found themselves

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Quantifying Qualitative Value

By: Erik Kane | On: October 28, 2020

Value.  A simple concept that drives nearly every transaction – but one that can be tricky to wrangle onto paper! Expressing qualitative features and benefits using quantitative measures is

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Residual Torsional Stress: The Silent Killer

By: Abby Svitana | On: August 12, 2020
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Why Stress over Residual Torsional Stress? It’s no secret that torque is a killer for metal hose. If you’ve ever attended Hose Master University, you’ve probably heard our corporate

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Coal-Fired Power Vacuum

By: Erik Kane | On: May 11, 2020

It’s no news that coal-fired generation is going by the way-side.  Despite a recent resurgence in political support, coal is fighting an uphill battle on two major fronts: economically

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