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Safety in Plant Layouts

Safety in Plant Layouts

Here is a little rule of thumb to determine the safe lifted load by an individual. Use the “big toe” test to test the weight of the object. If you can push the item with your toe, it is safe to move it alone. If not, ask for help. As we work in all types of industrial...

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Onsite Construction Safety

In 2012, a Food Processing Plant that we provided engineering services for, asked if we could provide Onsite Safety Services to augment their in-house Plant Safety Manager during their annual summer outage with about 350 construction workers being onsite.  As we have...

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Boiler Up

Boiler Up

All kinds of manufacturing plants have boilers that produce steam, electricity, hot water or heat other fluids in order to produce their products, whether it is for building materials, food products, pulp and paper, chemicals or as a laundry. As such, all those...

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Virtual Engineering

As we have been told by our clients and the contractors we work with on our clients’ projects: Pearl Engineering is a leader among our peers in the 3D Laser Scanning and Modeling Engineering Design of industrial facilities. In doing so, we can: provide clients with an...

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Building a Better Factory

In his famous book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey states that “Sharpening the Saw” is critical to remaining effective. In our last newsletter, we discussed this idea and how Pearl Engineering is Sharpening our Saws to be “Building a Better...

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Building a Better Pearl

In his famous book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey states that “Sharpening the Saw” is critical to remaining effective. My Great Grandfather, grandfather, father, and uncle were all finish carpenters. I grew up working for my dad and uncle...

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Stack Assessments

Many Industrial Insurance Carriers recommend stack and chimney examinations to maintain their structural integrity and service life.  FM Global for example, in their Property Loss Prevention Data Sheets 1-13 – February 2010 on Chimneys provides its customers with the...

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