Every day, new products are transported around the world on flatbed trucks, railways, and ships. They pass through a constantly-changing environment of both environmental and scenic materials. But according to Matt Peat, U.S. Director for Transhield, the majority of manufacturers don’t protect their cargo from those factors, and that can be costly.
Protecting your equipment from outdoor elements is crucial during transportation and storage. Corrosion, moisture, UV rays, dust, road grime, rodents, and scratching are all hazards while in transport or storage. Although most equipment seemingly has a tough, impenetrable outer surface, leaving it unprotected will cause damage over an extended period. In this post, we will introduce some protection options available to help stop equipment degradation before it starts. Every piece of equipment is different, so be sure to fully understand your asset’s vulnerabilities before deciding which option is best.
The heat tool you use for your production facility or personal project can seem like a commodity item. The market is crowded with hundreds of heat guns and torch tools that claim to be the best. This can make picking the right tool for your specific application seem more complicated than it needs to be.
3D modeling has had a major impact on the economy since its inception. From 3D PET scans to visually mapped building plans and roadway designs, this ever-improving technology has proven to be a key factor in the advancement of medicine, construction, and many other industries.
So we asked ourselves, why can’t we apply this same technology to our work at Transhield? Our engineers are constantly seeking innovative ways to improve our transportation cover materials and installation process. Incorporating 3D modeling technology has offered one more way to improve our product.