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The Role the Textile Industry Plays for Our Military

July 6, 2018 7:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you think of the U.S. military and its suppliers, what comes to mind? You probably think of weapons manufacturers and armored vehicle manufacturers. But did you know that the textile industry is a major supplier for our military? Textile mills in West Texas and around the country play an important role in keeping our military strong. That role is to provide essential products for the military. Each year, more than 8,000 different items are supplied by the textile industry for use by the U.S. military. Following is a sampling of the types of textile products that make an impact... View Article

How the U.S. Textile Industry Promotes a Healthy Economy

June 22, 2018 7:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Myriad factors influence the health of the U.S. economy. Over the centuries, this economy has experienced many ups and downs. An important part of the upsides is the textile industry. Textile mills in West Texas and throughout the nation help keep the economy healthy. Here’s how: Nationwide reach: The textile industry offers far more than a few textile mills in West Texas. Suppliers, customers and components of this industry can be found in every region of the U.S. It provides jobs in rural areas where many other industries never reach. These jobs help workers rise out of poverty into solid... View Article

Tips for Maintaining Your Conveyor Components in Lubbock, TX

June 6, 2018 2:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Conveyors are an extremely important feature of any textile manufacturing facility. They make your assembly line run efficiently, meaning you must keep them in outstanding operational condition at all times to prevent downtime and potential business losses. With this in mind, here are a few tips for maintaining your conveyor components in Lubbock, TX: Always have spare parts available: As much as you might not like to think about it, you can rest assured that, at some point, a part of your conveyor will fail. Depending on the part of your conveyor that fails, you could experience some massive production... View Article

What Are DC Electric Motors in Lubbock, TX?

May 23, 2018 2:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A DC motor is a type of motor that converts direct current (DC) electrical energy into mechanical energy. The types of DC motors people most commonly use rely on magnetic forces for their operation. Just about all DC motors, however, have mechanisms built into them (electronic or electromechanical) that change the direction of the current flow at regular intervals. DC motors were one of the first widely used types of motors because they were able to be run off of existing DC power distribution systems. The speed of these types of motors can be managed with a variable supply voltage... View Article

The Importance of Regular Cotton Gin Maintenance

May 7, 2018 10:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cotton gin equipment is expensive—there’s no getting around that. As a cotton farmer, you probably would like to extend the life of your cotton gin as long as possible. The best way to do this is by performing regular maintenance on your cotton gin parts in Lubbock, TX to keep everything running smoothly for years to come. Generally, cotton gins are operated for about three or four months out of every year. This means you have eight extra months to make any necessary repairs and ensure the gin will be ready come harvest time. While you should take the time... View Article

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