Steel vs. Aluminum Solar Panel Racking

Whether they’re high up on a roof or suspended above the ground in the backyard, solar panels are everywhere. But no matter where they are, they rarely sit flush with the surface. Instead, they’re … read more

Modular Aluminum Framing: COVID Barriers & Safety Solutions

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, partitions were common in commercial and industrial settings. From retail fitting rooms to manufacturing facilities, various industries have long used barriers for s … read more

How T-Slot Machine Guarding Creates a Safer Workplace

T-slot machine guarding can improve the safety of your manufacturing facility—it protects both workers and the equipment they operate, preventing injuries and damage.What is a safety guard, and what m … read more

T-Slotted Framing: Industrial Applications and Benefits

T-slot aluminum framing is a simple, modular and cost-effective material used in various sectors—including industrial applications. But what is a t-slot exactly, and how can you use t-slotted framing … read more

Aluminum Extrusion Glossary: Terms and Definitions

Aluminum extrusion is a complex process—but, like any specialized operation, not everyone is familiar with the vernacular used to discuss the products, materials and techniques used. This guide i … read more

Square Tubing vs Round Tubing: Differences and Applications

Aside from appearance, you may not think there are many differences when comparing square tubing vs. round tubing (particularly when it comes to extruded aluminum tubing). Both are commonly used in co … read more

Tube vs. Pipe: How to Tell Them Apart

Pipes and tubes may look similar, but they are in fact quite different. Both are used in a variety of industries for various purposes. It’s important to know the difference between the two to choose t … read more

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