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How Plating Works: Electroplating vs. Electroless Plating

Monday, December 12, 2016

How Plating Works: Electroplating vs. Electroless Plating

  Do you want to make a piece of metal, glass or even plastic appear as though it is made from gold, silver, copper, platinum, tin, lead, nickel or some other metal? Perhaps you need to plate one material with another as part of a certain...

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Oil Prices in a Spin Following OPEC Deal

Monday, December 05, 2016

Oil Prices in a Spin Following OPEC Deal

  What in the world is going on with oil prices right now? That’s what many industry analysts are asking in light of a deal that was struck by OPEC recently. According to the terms of that deal, OPEC members have decided to cut the production...

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Complete Custom Casting With Ease

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Complete Custom Casting With Ease

  Does your company need help with custom molding services? At Lowrance Machine Shop, we specialize in providing our clients with the resources they need to create custom molds. We will work with you to figure out exactly what kind of mold you...

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What Does Trump’s Election Forecast for Oil?

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

What Does Trump’s Election Forecast for Oil?

  Now that Donald Trump has been elected to be the next president of the United States of America, there are many people who work within the natural gas and oil industry who are excited to see what the future might hold for them. Oil prices have...

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Unique Fasteners, Unique Solutions

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Unique Fasteners, Unique Solutions

Your business depends on critical machines and equipment operating smoothly and efficiently. Breakdowns not only mean repair costs, but also expensive downtime. In many industries, like oil and gas, equipment may be designed with non-standard special fasteners....

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Efficiency Is Driving Oil Industry Forward

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Efficiency Is Driving Oil Industry Forward

  The price of crude oil has dropped dramatically over the course of the last decade. Back in 2008, a barrel of oil cost more than $150, but in recent years, the cost has plummeted, and has been between $40 and $50 per barrel for the...

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MIG and TIG - Different Welds, Different Applications

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

MIG and TIG - Different Welds, Different Applications

  If you are into welding, there’s a good chance that you have at least heard of the two major types of welding: MIG and TIG. But what are the differences between these two methods and what is each different approach used for?...

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Oil Rises Above $50 Riding Promise of OPEC Deal

Monday, October 10, 2016

Oil Rises Above $50 Riding Promise of OPEC Deal

It has been a roller coaster ride for everyone involved with or invested in the oil industry this year. Oil prices have dropped as low as $27 per barrel earlier this year, about one-fourth of the price...

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