A Brief Guide to CNC Machining

A Brief Guide to CNC Machining In this brief guide, we break down a very complicated process, CNC machining, into its basic elements to give you a better idea of what the process entails.   What is a CNC machine? A CNC machine, or computer numerical control...

Should I use Aluminum or Stainless Steel for my project?

Should I use Aluminum or Stainless Steel for my project? One question we're often asked is: "Should I use stainless steel or aluminum?" We also see, pretty often, people making the choice between these two metals. So, what follows are some tips and guidelines for...

Filing an Injury Claim

Filing an Injury Claim for Truckers  The threat of injury is real and pervasive for truck drivers. Consider these on-the-job risks alone: Loading and unloading cargo Slips, falls and strains from entering and exiting cabs Repetitive body stress over extended time...

Truck Driver Injury Prevention

Truck Driver Injury Prevention The trucking has one of the highest workers’ compensation claim rates and more nonfatal injuries than workers in any other occupation. This is because it requires long hours of inactivity (while driving) as well as encourages poor eating...

Improving Load Safety: 5 things all trucking companies should do

Improving Load Safety:  5 Things All Trucking Companies Should Do Proper load safety training, while often overlooked, is a key component in improving fleet operations and increasing efficiency, as well as driver safety and load safety.  When you factor in all of...

Custom Tripod Manufacturer

Custom Tripod Manufacturer Despite being known basically as nothing more than a “camera support,” tripods are a very versatile piece of equipment that that has a myriad of uses from tables and chairs to displays. Upsilon.Tech has been making tripods for many years and...

Upsilon.Tech Specializes in Small Diameter Metal Tubing

Upsilon.Tech Specializes in Small Diameter Metal Tubing In the early 90’s, Upsilon.Tech became one of the first factories globally to begin manufacturing small diameter stainless steel tubes. Traditionally, small diameter telescopic tubing was manufactured antennas...

Upsilon.Tech Stocks 47 Tube Series Combinations

  Upsilon.Tech Stocks 47 Tube Series Combinations   One of the biggest problems with switching suppliers is that the new supplier may not be immediately production capable of matching all the parts on your product.  This is especially true if of most...

16 Questions to Ask Your Supplier

When searching for a new supplier, there are some rudimentary questions that you must ask. These inquiries not only serve as an introduction to the manufacturer but will actually build a solid foundation for long-term cooperation. The answers you're given will serve...

The aluminum war between Washington and Beijing

Anti-dumping measures on Chinese imports with taxes from 48.64 to 106.09%. Verification with the International Trade Commission.  "Strong dissatisfaction" of Beijing. This week, Liu He, economic advisor to Xi Jinping, will visit the United States. Source: CHINA-US The...

Tips for telescopic tubing.

Sometimes we're asked for tips and advice about telescopic tubing or pipes.  Typically, telescoping tubing is used when the application has an unknown or constantly-changing width. For example, adjustable table legs, shower curtains, selfie sticks, tent poles, and...

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