Archive for October, 2013
When you work with machinery, you get to have an understanding of how some machines vibrate in their normal operation, and how some of those normal vibrations might eventually cause abnormal results. Excessive vibration can be caused by a bad part, imbalanced machinery, or bad alignment, but whatever the cause the consequence will ultimately be accelerated wear, or even premature failure.
Fortunately, there are a number of vibration control technologies that you can utilize to minimize the effects of vibration, including air springs, vibration pads, and vibration mounts. Here are three vibration control systems that you might use.
- Air Springs
According to the U.S. Small Business Association, small businesses, 23 million strong, account for over 54% of all sales in the United States. Even with the incredibly important role small businesses play in the American economy, the fact is that many of them fail before they are ever given the chance to get started. By their fourth year, more than 50% of American start-ups close their doors, according to Statistic Brain. One of the main issues, as the NY Times points out, is poor financial planning.
Of course, it is not just small businesses that need better financial planning. As the World Bank’s current statistics show, there are 313.9 million people in the United States. That number is broken down into approximately 114 million separate households, families, of 2.61 people, according