If you look closely at all the top economies in the world, you’re notice something very interesting. Most of them have complex machinery and tools in their top 3 exports. Countries that can make excellent things, will always find buyers. Manufacturing therefore is one of the top priorities for any economy as all other industries depend on it. Even online businesses need a facility to make the computer, the table, the warehouse and the package box, for it to function. But for newcomers to this industry, manufacturing can look and feel quite dangerous. The truth is it is inherently more dangerous than other industries but with the amount of modern safety precautions you need not worry. Firstly, address heat in your manufacturing facility and you’ll fix many different problems at once.

Liquid-cooling hydraulic tools

Hydraulic tools such as drills are extremely versatile in their roles. They’re strong but if they aren’t properly taken care of, they can fail with disastrous consequences. Hydraulic oils and water are pressurized into the drill allowing it to move up and down and absorb shocks into the drill piece. The liquid-cooling keeps the drill piece from getting too hot as it rotates at many thousands of revolutions per minute. However, if there is too much heat the hydraulics can rupture and oil and water mix together. This isn’t safe to dispose of so you require an Oily Water Seperation System which can make this mixture safe to appropriately and legally dispose of. Manufacturing waste caused by heat damage is something that all manufacturing facilities have to cope with in a professional manner. The same goes for any other tool that is liable to become very hot such as table saws.

Employee working conditions

Hot muggy air is not something any employee wants to work in. working conditions need to be seriously looked at for a manufacturing facility. Despite wearing protective equipment, sometimes heat exhaustion is the main threat to safety. Therefore, you must contact a ventilation company which can come and consult with you at your business. The aim is to design piping and vents that can suck in the hot and filthy air and cycle new fresh air from the outside, into the facility. A good service will design the ventilation system around the design of the facility. Therefore nothing needs to be changed to the ceiling and the vents will be securely fitted.

Protection for employees

In any sort of manufacturing environment must be safe to work in for employees. Safety equipment that will protect them from the heat is therefore not just top priority but legally required. Googles, heat retardant gloves and jumpsuits are definitely high on the list. Foot protection that has metal soles is or small studs is something you should also buy in bulk. Any hot material underneath won’t burn through to cause harm.

Heat is part and parcel of a manufacturing facility. However how you manage is will determine how effective your business becomes. Ventilation for clean air, dealing with waste products from heat damage and protective clothing are all smart counterbalances. 

Contributing Author