What is Aluminum?

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Aluminum (Al) is a type of metal, but not just any type of metal; it is the third most abundant chemical element after oxygen and silicon. Not only that, but aluminum is the most ample metal in all of Earth’s crust, making up almost 10% of its entire mass. Aluminum is everywhere- found in over... .....

The Importance of FM Approvals

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What is FM Global? FM Global (Factory Mutual Insurance Company) is an international insurance company formed in 1848 that specializes in loss prevention services for large corporations all over the world. The goals of the company are based on the belief that property losses are completely preventabl .....

How to Make Corrugated Polyethylene Pipe

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Polyethylene can be used in more than just pallets. Piping, for instance, has a tremendous amount of uses and there are many different types of it. Today, we will be focusing on one specific kind of pipe: the Corrugated Polyethylene Pipe. These corrugated pipes serve their purpose by preventing stre .....

How Expanded Polystyrene Products are Made

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Expanded polystyrene products, otherwise known as packing foam, can come in a variety of shapes and sizes depending on the consumer's needs. It is feather-light, cost-effective, and is an excellent shock-absorber for securing the merchandise. Expanded polystyrene comes in tiny pellets, but can be sh .....

Aluminum vs. Aluminium

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Aluminum- The famous silverish-white metal, a.k.a element number 13 on the periodic table. We all know it. We all love it- our earth’s most abundant metal. This week we are here to not only receive a grammar lesson, but also to address the elephant in the room- well, one of them anyways. During yo .....

How Wooden Barrels are Made

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Wooden barrels have been used for as long as we can remember because they are easy to move. If they are too heavy to lift, they can be rolled. Machinery today has made wooden barrels obsolete except for storing and fermenting wine and spirits. Wooden barrels are the best way to store whiskey! They a .....

How is Aluminum Used in the Real World?

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This week in our “Comprehensive Guide to Aluminum,” we first need to clarify a vastly common misconception: that aluminum, earth’s most abundant metal, is found free in nature. Don’t be so fast to let our most precious metal’s plentitude fool you. Aluminum is the farthest thing from an ear .....

How is Aluminum Made?

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What is lightweight but strong, corrosion and crack-resistant, and costly yet cost effective? The most abundant metallic element in the world- ALUMINUM! Have you ever wondered how everyday materials like aluminum are produced? Check out this video to discover what actually goes into producing alumin .....