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Personal Gas Monitors Run for Years Without Charging or Calibration

Personal Gas Monitors Run for Years Without Charging or Calibration

Gas Clip Technologies’ continued refinement of advanced low-power photometric infrared technology for combustible gas measurement helps make gas detection simpler and safer than ever. The newest member of their gas detector family, the Multi Gas Clip Simple, features no charging ever and no calibrating necessary. It's SIMPLE to use!
MiJet Cleans Machined Parts and Improves Shop Safety

MiJet Cleans Machined Parts and Improves Shop Safety

Many shops spray air from an air nozzle over parts, creating oily aerosol which gets inhaled and eventually settles all over the floor. MiJET un...
Ladder Safety 101

Ladder Safety 101

In our most recent safety symposium, it was brought to our attention that many people wanted to learn more about ladder safety, storage, and simply general information. From this feedback, we have compiled a list of information in one easy place to display all you could ever want to know about ladders.
A&M Industrial Grows through Merger with Boro Supply Company

A&M Industrial Grows through Merger with Boro Supply Company

(L to R) David Young, President of A&M Industrial with Stanley Romanek of Boro Supply January 2, 2019    Rahway, NJ - A&M Industrial Inc...
A&M Shares Best Practices and Energy Savings at Steam Symposium

A&M Shares Best Practices and Energy Savings at Steam Symposium

On October 9, 2018, A&M Industrial held its Steam Symposium, a day of technical presentations for companies managing their steam systems for optimal performance and energy usage. A&M Steam specialists Ed Beedle and Tom Lally, each with over 25 years’ experience with steam systems, presented as did Bob Workosky from Warren Controls on designing and maintaining steam systems. Energy leaders from Rutgers University and Bristol-Myers Squibb shared with the group how they implement energy savings in their organizations. All attendees received a 200-page Steam Source Book, containing the presentations from the day as well as product and technical reference information. Attendees also had an opportunity to meet with sponsoring vendors at their station to answer questions, including: Watson McDaniel, Warren Controls, Intertech, FLIR, Ashcroft, Apollo and the A&M Hose Shop.

Consider a Vending Machine and Automatic Replenishment for Your Safety/PPE

Consider a Vending Machine and Automatic Replenishment for Your Safety/PPE

A&M Industrial has years of experience in VMI, managing customer storeroom stock, and can help you understand why using vending machines and our AiM (Automated Inventory Management) program for your safety supplies may be right for you.
Bioremediating Parts Washing System is Self-Cleaning and Non-Hazardous and Saves Money

Bioremediating Parts Washing System is Self-Cleaning and Non-Hazardous and Saves Money

The proprietary bioremediating SmartWasher® from CRC is the ultimate solution to parts washing. The SmartWasher® system employs a natural process called bioremediation to degrade and remove contaminants from the cleaning fluid, allowing the fluid to remain clean and reusable. There is no need to dispose of the cleaning fluid and therefore no liquid waste.
Ergonomic Matting Makes Work Easier to “Stand” at Local Manufacturer

Ergonomic Matting Makes Work Easier to “Stand” at Local Manufacturer

Mike Hamilton, A&M Ergonomics Product Manager worked with a local manufacturing company to help them solve their pressing issue. Employees in production areas standing all day were unhappy with the existing floor mats. Mike explained to them that they were using cheap matting ordered from a catalog, while real ergonomic mats would be more durable and provide greater benefits. After buying some as a trial, they came back and purchased more.
MicroSol® 690XT Coolant from Master Fluid Solutions Produced Dramatic Results for CNC User

MicroSol® 690XT Coolant from Master Fluid Solutions Produced Dramatic Results for CNC User

Ace Manufacturing had been running another coolant with far less than desired results. They were experiencing multiple problems: “tap break and a real terrible tool life”, along with problems with foam, shop uncleanliness, rust on machines, and foul odor.

Within weeks of beginning their trial of MicroSol 690XT on three CNC machines, they reported tool life was dramatically improved. The highly lubricious MicroSol 690XT was keeping the machines lightly oiled, rust-free, and definitely cleaner without any residue build-up.

A&M Targets Scrap Costs at Firearms Manufacturer

A&M Targets Scrap Costs at Firearms Manufacturer

A local gun manufacturer had been struggling with ways to productively manufacture a new product because every time they work on drilling the barrel of a batch of 6 guns, they would have to scrap 3 because of defects created in the two-step drilling process. The problem was that when drilling 8” deep the runout was sometimes as much as 0.008”, on a tolerance requirement of 0.005” max.
Steve Chadwick (Left), Branch Manager of ITS, with David Young, CEO of A&M Industrial

A&M Expands Operations to New England with Two Bold Moves

To start off the year A&M Industrial Inc., acquired Industrial Tool Specialist (ITS), an industrial distributor headquartered in Springfield, VT. ITS has built their 45-year reputation in the metalworking industry as a leader in providing application support and technical assistance to manufacturing companies throughout New England. Then in March, A&M Industrial negotiated an agreement with Springfield Tool Supply (STS) also of Springfield, VT to move all their industrial cutting tool business thru A&M as well.
What Are Thermal Imaging Cameras?

What Are Thermal Imaging Cameras?

Thermal imaging cameras are devices that translate heat into visible light to analyze a particular object or scene. The image produced is known as a thermogram and is analyzed through a process called thermography. Thermal imaging cameras take measuring temperature to the next level; instead of getting a number for the temperature you get a picture showing the temperature differences of a surface.