Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
laser cutting sheet metal

When you work with a sheet metal fabrication company, you should make sure they follow certain standards. Whether you are in the business of fixing cars, building complicated ductwork systems, or creating specialty facilities, your unique needs must be met. Sheet metal designers and fabricators should follow these guidelines (at the least) to produce high-quality products.

Friday, August 9th, 2019
industrial electrical - wires and fuses

Industrial plants have some of the most complicated electrical systems. If you manage a plant, you understand how vital electricity is to run it efficiently. Here are some of the most common electrical issues you may run into at your plant.

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
commercial HVAC and industrial equipment maintenance in Amarillo, Texas

The temperatures are changing, which means your HVAC and chiller systems will need to be maintained and shut down. Now is the time to think about giving your chiller unit a tune-up because it will not need to work as hard or as often. Many businesses put off tuning-up their chiller units, even during the fall season. But, this is the wrong approach. If your unit experiences a sudden shift in temperature, which is common in the Texas Panhandle, it may not be able to adjust well.

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
hydro excavation in the texas panhandle

Hydro excavation is a digging method that uses a combination of water and vacuuming to remove debris. Traditional techniques use manual methods, but these run the risk of damaging the earth and employees. Hydro excavation uses trucks and hoses to blast water and then later vacuum the slurry away.

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Industrial refrigeration systems are used in a variety of applications including food processing, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals. Refrigeration alone accounts for much of the energy costs in these industries. Some refrigeration systems can account for up to 60 percent of a facility’s entire operating expense.

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
boiler preventative maintenance in Amarillo, Texas

Industrial boilers are the heart of many companies, because they provide both heat and power. If your boiler breaks down, your company may endure costly shutdowns, missed deadlines, and broken contracts. Accordingly, keeping your industrial boilers well-maintained and efficient is crucial to your company’s success.

Thursday, December 7th, 2017
proper boiler maintenance is key to the efficiency of your boiler system

With winter approaching, it is a good time to revisit boiler maintenance, especially if your equipment is at risk of freezing. A frozen boiler is unable to operate and could actually require replacement if the ice damages it. This issue can also necessitate a shutdown for repairs, costing your business time and resources. For these reasons, it is vital to protect your equipment from freezing. The following three tips can protect your boiler during the winter season.

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Heat loss due to poor pipe insulation can negatively impact your business, so finding the best way to insulate your steam pipes is vital. Uninsulated pipes tend to attract condensation because the pipes are cooler than the steam. As the steam hits the pipe, it condenses, which prevents it from moving and heating your home or business, further reducing heat-transfer efficiency.

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
the benefits of industrial boiler maintenance with allen's tri-state mechanical

Industrial boilers require regular and correct maintenance. When done properly, this maintenance improves safety and reliability and can cut down on the use of energy and water. As utility costs continue to rise for commercial and institutional facilities, so do the benefits of preventative maintenance. To enjoy the results of an industrial boiler maintenance plan, managers should understand the associated costs and benefits.

Friday, July 21st, 2017
the benefits of industrial boiler maintenance with allen's tri-state mechanical

Boilers are the workhorses in any building’s heating system. The boiler heats the water and concentrates it to efficiently create heat. These machines endure extreme temperatures, pressure, and the problems associated with repelling the corrosive effects of water. While many businesses take their boilers for granted, even more overlook the benefits of treating the water that passes through the boiler. It is important to understand the need for boiler maintenance, why water is corrosive, and how to establish an effective water treatment plan.