5 February 2018
An important part of civil engineering is the construction of structures that are essential for daily use in the local population. Bridges are important pieces of infrastructure that facilitate transportation and the movement of products across water bodies. When engineers need to construct a bridge, an intricate process often has to be carried out to determine all the dimensions of the project from start to finish. The technical Dimension The technical dimension of a bridge construction project often involves determining how the bridge will be built and how it will serve the local population safely and effectively.
23 January 2018
If the wood is the heart, then the process of reclaiming timber is the CPR that brings it to life. Reclaimed wood originates from various sources, such as old shipping pallets and dead wood. Before wood can be put to residential or industrial use, such as in flooring and cabinetry, it must undergo a restoration process. When you step into a timber salvage yard in search of beams, the first glance at poles in their raw state can be quite an eyesore.
9 January 2018
While water is one of the most commonly used materials on a commercial site, used for everything from cleaning surfaces to cutting through rock, it is surprisingly difficult to move around. For a start, water is a very dense liquid, so you do not need very much of it to quickly build weight. Secondly, water generally comes from either a mains supply or a tank on your work site, moving water from where it is stored to where you need it to be is challenging.
2 January 2018
Having a handyman business means careful budget planning to ensure you have the right tools for the job, the budget for hiring equipment for larger jobs, and ensuring you make a profit. One of the steps you will take is making sure you invest in the tools that will help you with a variety of tasks. One set of tools to consider are scrapers. Before you overlook this as a need, consider the three reasons your handyman business needs them.
12 December 2017
If you're pouring concrete and you want it to be a column-type shape, you need to invest in a formatube. These tubes help to make the process as easy and accurate as possible. Whether you're a professional or just a hobbyist, here is what you need to look for when choosing a formatube: 1. Size Specifications A formatube can come in a range of sizes, and the size you select depends on the size of column you need to make.
21 November 2017
Traditionally, using concrete as a building material means taking time a lot of time to complete the work because you need to use hand-held tools to smooth out your poured concrete and remove all of the air bubbles if you want to produce the creamy finish that is associated with concrete construction. It is this smoothing out that is often the most labour intensive part of the concrete building process. It frequently occupies workers who would be better employed elsewhere on the project.
10 November 2017
MIG welding is a widely used technique and is probably the easiest welding method to learn. MIG welding can be used to weld most common metals and most plate thicknesses. It does, however, have some limitations. One of the most obvious problems with conventional MIG welding is that it doesn't work well outdoors, or in areas that suffer from draughts. A draught can be a problem when it blows the shielding gas away from the weld puddle and generates porosity in the weld.