Brand Spotlight: Black Stallion® Gloves

Brand Spotlight: Black Stallion® Gloves

Whether you are an experienced welder or just starting to scratch the surface, making an informed choice when purchasing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can seem confusing. Selecting the correct hand protection, for example, can make all the difference when it...
Air-Powered Tools

Air-Powered Tools

Air-powered tools are a type of power tool driven by compressed air (or, sometimes, carbon dioxide) instead of electricity. Most air-powered tools make use of a pneumatic motor to convert the compressed air energy into mechanical work. For this reason, air-powered...
Ethanol

Ethanol

Ethanol is an organic chemical compound and simple alcohol. Also known as ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol, ethanol is a highly flammable, colorless liquid with a comparable odor and a similarly astringent taste to wine. Ethanol is a naturally occuring byproduct of...
The Various Uses of Nitrogen

The Various Uses of Nitrogen

What is Nitrogen? Nitrogen is a non-flammable, colorless, odorless and tasteless gas. It is the 7th most abundant element found in our solar system, making up around 78% of our surrounding atmosphere. Represented as ‘N’ on the periodic table, nitrogen is present in...
Preserve Your Dry Ice This Summer

Preserve Your Dry Ice This Summer

Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide (CO2), which is the same gas that gives carbonated beverages their fizz. Usually captured during the manufacturing process, CO2 is subjected to extreme pressure and low temperatures (-109.3°F or -78.5°C) until the gas...
How to Use Isopropyl Alcohol

How to Use Isopropyl Alcohol

Most of us know isopropyl alcohol by its common name, rubbing alcohol. With over a million tonnes produced worldwide annually, isopropyl alcohol is a common ingredient in numerous products and has about as many uses.   Household Cleaning Isopropyl alcohol can be...
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