Sunday, December 25, 2011
Thursday, December 22, 2011
How is your Christmas preparation going? Does your house smell like freshly baked gingerbread and chocolate cookies? Is the Christmas tree up? Are the gifts already wrapped nicely and placed under the tree? By this time, you might have had everything in order. But in case the house hasn’t shown any sign of Christmas spirit yet, here are some suggestions to perk it up.
Christmas-decorated tins and pails
Easy, ready-made Christmas themed tins and pails will definitely get the kids excited. Especially when you put some candies and chocolates inside, yummm… not only the tins and pails make great decoration, they are also fine containers for foods and/or Christmas gifts.
DIY gift baskets and centerpieces
Got some steel buckets dusting about in the house? Make use of them by turning them into gift baskets and centerpieces as directed here. The cute Santa pails will most likely make the living room merry and bright!
Christmas gifts wrapped in newspaper
Reuse the newspaper and eliminate the need of buying gift wrappers. Newspaper and scrap paper make great wrappers and give rustic feeling to the presents. You'll also be kinder to the environment!
Do you have other unusual Christmas decoration ideas? Especially if they involve reusing and recycling the things around the house, that'll be even better! More and more people should do that in every holiday season.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Christmas is coming soon. People around the world erect their Christmas trees and decorate them as merrily as possible. These Christmas trees below are quite interesting. They are not of real trees that are cut down; instead, they are made of recycled goods. Check them out.
Book Evergreen Christmas Tree
Save the trees by building your own Christmas tree with library books, like what these young book lovers at Gleeson Library in California did.
Murano Glass Tree
This amazing Murano Glass Tree compiled of 1000 Murano glasses was installed in Venice, Italy. It's 28 feet tall and 10 feet in diameter.
Photo by Conall O' Brien
Shopping Cart Tree
Anthony Schmitt was inspired to make this shopping cart tree by the 1960's aluminum tree. He made it come true in 2009 by building this tree consisting of 86 shopping carts.
Via: Shopping Cart Tree
Beer Bottles Christmas Tree
This Christmas tree is made of 1000 Heineken beer bottles and is placed on the road of Nanjing, Shanghai.
Recycled CD and Cassette Tape Tree
Have you got a lot of unused CD's that are just lingering around, dusting? Why not turning them around to a beautiful Christmas tree like what artist Tom Deininger did? This CD and cassette tape tree was installed in 2010 at the Chelsea Market in NYC.
They're pretty fun, aren't they? Most importantly, this act saves most trees from being chopped off for the holiday season. Build your artificial Christmas tree, whether it's made of glass bottles, plastic bottles, jars, or anything you can see and think of around you, it'll keep another tree alive for another season.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
When shipping fragile items, you would want to make sure the shipped goods will be received unbroken. This is when heavy duty boxes come into great use. These boxes provide added protection to the fragile stuffs inside so that they stay safe at the receiver’s hand.
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There are two choices of heavy duty boxes that you can take. The first is the single wall boxes made from strong corrugated walls and the second is the double wall boxes that add double protection. The latter has corrugated walls with extra strength that allow the boxes to be stacked when shipped.
Using these crush-resistant heavy duty boxes will help you reduce expensive damage costs, especially when the shipped items are of valuable goods. This makes them ideal as export shipping boxes. Choose the size and the model of heavy duty boxes that fit your products here and gain trusts from your customers/recipients for your safe shipping method.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
When the padded mailers are not enough to contain your gifts, you will need one of these shipping, packing and cardboard boxes. They are each designed to fit different kinds of things with different shapes, weights and vulnerabilities so that the contents stay secured and safe inside these boxes. You can also use them when you need to move from one house to another. Now let’s see what each box has to offer.
Side loading boxes are perfect for containing documents, magazines, photos and frames.
Perfect for small, lightweight products, the pye-lock tucks on the cartons allow them to be locked securely.
These are awesome to use as layering for important documents. Avoid photos or documents accidentally cut when the receiver opens the envelope. Putting these pads will prevent wrecking the real document.
The 2-piece boxes are economical and stackable. Put your documents inside and put on the removable lids to keep it clean and tidy. Prints on the exterior of the boxes make easy identification.
These boxes offer better look for your file storage. They’re white, pre-printed for identification and tabs on lid interlock through hand holes add more strength.
Fancy sending book or picture frame (with picture obviously) as Christmas gift? Ship and protect it with a corrugated bookfold.
Flat mailers are perfect to send documents, photos, artworks or reports. It’s not easy to bend or crush it and it’s lightweight too to save on postage! Alternatively, you can also use the padded mailing bags to further protect this type of content.
You’ve got to love this item. It’s super strong. It’s lightweight (great to save on postage!). It’s easy to fold! Take a look at the rich sizes of these mailers now.
CD is the Christmas gift? Send it away with this Self seal CD mailer. It’s made specifically to protect CD cases during shipping with easy pull tab opening and peel and seal closure.
Just like the above CD mailer but for DVD’s (up to 4 DVD’s in a box).
Is it a large photo print that you want to send? Or a painting? Send it with a fiberboard mailing tube. Simply roll it and snug it inside this tube.
So there are so many ways to brighten up beloved people who live far from us. A meaningful Christmas gift shipped properly is one of them.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Holiday season always makes us want to share the spirit and happiness to others both far and near. For those who cannot make it home this holiday, it’s a good idea to mail away gifts or cards to show how you care about them. If the gifts include something delicate and breakable, be sure to protect them with the right packaging. CD’s, cassettes, and other flat, breakable gifts should be securely packaged in a padded mailing bag. This way you’ll avoid having that disappointed look from your loved one for having broken gifts.
There are several models of padded mailing bags. You have the Poly Mailers with one side of the bag clear to see the contents through. There is also Bubble Lined Poly Mailers, which have bubble cushion on the inside to protect contents, and many others. We will list the types of padded mailing bags we have here and elaborate the differences. You may choose which padded mailing bags suit your gifts best.
- Resistant to moisture, puncture and tamper
- Self-seal lip
- High strength seams (contents stay secured while overstuffed)
- Clear view for easy viewing of contents
- Resistant to moisture, puncture and tamper
- Polyolefin exterior
- Bubble cushioning interior
- Easy peel and seal closure
- For overseas packaging
- Heavy duty; poly lined; cushioned
- Self seal adhesive strip
- Recycled fiber padding
- End flap with natural rubber adhesive
- Nice-looking white mailers
- Self-seal adhesive strip
- Fiber lining cushions
- Puncture and moisture resistant
- Expandable interior fibers
- Taped or stapled closure
- Permanent instant bonding adhesive
- Waterproof, greaseproof and dirt-proof
That is one amazing list of padded mailing bags, isn’t it? Decide which is best to take for your gifts/day-to-day documents and protect your shipped contents.
Monday, December 5, 2011
There must be a time when you feel so fed up with the so many unused plastic containers at home. Rather than throwing them away and let them fill the landfill waiting for some hundred years to degrade themselves, why not reuse them for something useful? Perhaps decorate them so that they're more pleasant-looking? Whether these are plastic buckets, once-food containers, or soda bottles, we can change them into great house decoration and containers at the same time. Read on to know how to do it.
Clean the containers
This container decorating project will involve some painting activity to make them stand out. Therefore, the containers need to be cleaned properly. Remove all labels with eco-friendly product or just use solution of baking soda (or vinegar) and water for labels that are hard to take out. This will also remove previous odors from the containers.
Paint the containers
It's time to give the containers some color. Paint or spray them with the paint of your choice and get another coat if necessary. Allow at least two hours before adding the second coat for the first one to dry.
Add some textures to the paint
You could be happy already with the painted containers by now. But you could also add more sparks onto the design. What about polka dot, striped or hand-painted textures? Simply use round sponge to make the polka dot, or draw guide lines for the striped pattern, or paint small trees, flowers or anything you like on the containers.
Let everything dry and use the containers to keep stationary, children toys, shoes, etc. You can put them on the floor or make holes on them and hang them on the wall. The kids will love them too if you choose brighter colors! Happy decorating.
Sunday, December 4, 2011
For smaller containers like pails and cans, mixing contents can be done with Powerful Pail and Can Tumblers. Use the tumbler and mix the inside content of a closed container thoroughly without creating spills, splashes and losing vapor.
Avoid clean up when you need to shake the contents of a pail or a can. Use the Powerful Pail and Can Tumbler instead. Shake one or two containers at a time, the pail tumbler mix contents more thoroughly and quickly than other mixing ways.
The tumblers are constructed of heavy-duty angle iron frame that resists shock while mixing 1 gallon to 5 gallon cans and pails weighing up to 100 lb each. Containers are held secure with the hand wheel clamp with locking handle as shafts run on self-aligning pillow block ball bearings. Operation is quiet and free of vibration, thanks to the V-belt drive.
The TEFC motored pail tumblers offer the following models to meet the demands of your business.
Useful, aren't they? Contact us to place an order.
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Would you like to have a heavy duty drum tumbler that works quickly without creating messes of splashes and spills? You should choose the Standard Drum Tumblers. Mixing contents of one or two steel drums, these Standard Drum Tumblers disperse dyes and colorants thoroughly as well as mix dry powders, wet grains, settled liquids and high viscosity substances in no time.
The drum tumblers are heavy duty, with a maximum capacity of 800 lb per drum. Equipped with load binders with safety locks that ensure loaded drums are securely held, the tumblers' strong steel frame stands firm as the drums are tumbled at 13 RPM. During tumbling activity, all shafts run in self-aligning pillow to block ball bearings.
These standard drum tumblers come with a control box with start, jog and stop buttons. Choose the motor of your tumblers: TEFC motor (Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled), EP motor (Explosion-Proof TEFC), and Air Motor. You can also decide whether you'd like to have a Single Standard Drum Tumbler or a Dual Standard Drum Tumbler (working with two drums at once). The following lists the complete choices of model for these tumblers.
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Friday, December 2, 2011
For heavy-duty drum mixing applications, the previously blogged drum tumblers (Horizontal Hydra-Left Rotator, HiPower Drum Tumbler, and Portable Drum Rotator) might not be enough to do the work in the desired time. This is when you need Heavy-Duty Drum Rotator. Handling 30 gallon to 55 gallon drums with capacity up to 1000 lbs, this drum tumbler should do the heavy work when needed.
The Heavy-Duty Drum Rotator is able to take twice as much liquid capacity that the other drum rotators can. It blends materials, dry and liquid alike, gently, thoroughly and efficiently. Its four 6" diameter neoprene drive wheels and four 6" diameter neoprene idler wheels give positive support to the tumbling action, while the solid 1" diameter drive shaft operates the ball bearings for the machine's prolonged life.
Choose the right Heavy-Duty Drum Rotator for you. The fixed speed model works at 10, 20 or 30 RPM while the variable speed model's speed can be customized as you like and want from 10 RPM to 40 RPM. The latter has a hand control know that is easy to operate. Choices on motors vary from TEFC motor (Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled), EP motor (Explosion-Proof TEFC) and Air Motor. If you ever need to work with 5 gallon pails, you may also get an Optional Idler Attachment. For normal speed drum mixing, you can opt for the less costly Single Drum Rotator, but when time is of high essence, Dual Drum Rotator could be a great option. See your available choices below.
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Thursday, December 1, 2011
If you are looking for a lower-cost alternative of portable drum rotators compared to the Horizontal Hydra-Left Rotator or HiPower Drum Tumbler, you should be looking closely to these Portable Drum Rotators. Unique drum rotators that are specifically designed for each different drum types with different speed and motor, the Portable Drum Rotators shake the content of your drum without actually opening the drum. This ultimately eliminates the possible spills, messy transfer time and clean-up.
The drum rotator is equipped with four 4" diameter neoprene drive wheels and four 4" diameter neoprene idler wheels that provide support to the tumbler. The frame itself rolls on four 3" diameter copolymer wheels and has built-in retractable tipping lever for easy loading and unloading.
This portable drum mixer features the fact that you can mix the drum content without opening it. It mixes thoroughly and blends all essential ingredients. The closed drum also stops spilling and avoids messy transfer and clean up time.
Use the portable drum rotator to mix dry and liquid ingredients. Liquid load capacity is 500 lbs per drum, while dry load capacity is 400 lbs at 10 RPM, 300 lbs at 20 RPM and 250 lbs at 30 RPM. Choose the specified portable drum rotators based on the types of your drum with fixed speed (steel drums or fiber drums) or choose the Variable Speed Rotator to rotate drums at any desired speed (10-24 RPM) with its easy-to-use hand speed control knob. Also choose the type of motor you want: TEFC (Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled), EP (Explosion Proof) or Air Motor. Check out your options below:
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