Category Archives: Mechanical Maintenance Solutions

How to easily loosen rusted bolts without damage

Rust bolts on rail with easy turn with liquid thread loosenerOne of the worst things that could happen to a bolt is rust. Heck, it could possibly be the worst thing that could happen to a bolt. Especially if it gets stuck and even more especially if you need to replace that bolt, because it’s a part of an important machine. What can you do to get this bolt off? Is there a way to get it without breaking your back pulling at it? Absolutely there is and we’ll show you how.

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A handy, quick action industrial degreaser

Decal, tar and greaseSo you have a sticker on one of your machines that you want to remove? Is there grease on your machinery you want to get rid of? There are a some ways to fix this, but they tend not to work too well. You rip off stickers but usually there’s a chance you leave some residue. If try to clean the grease with a little spit and elbow grease you’ll find that way isn’t too effective. There is another way…

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Fixing leaks, cracks and pinholes on cast iron pipes with steel epoxy putty

Cast Iron Pipes repair epoxy puttyThe cast iron pipe. A staple of plumbing for many years, the cast iron has held a special place in the hearts and plumbing systems of people around the world. But what happens when one of those precious pipes breaks? What if it leaks? How could someone possibly fix it by themselves without rigorous plumber training? Is it time to call a plumber and spend money you don’t have? Or is there… ANOTHER way?

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Using wood repair putty to restore small damages on wood structure finish?

stripped screw hole on wood structureWooden supports, beams, floors and other wooden parts can beautify just about any space, whether it be your home or place of business. It gives the place an old-time, rustic, down to earth kind of feel. However, the slow march of time can cause old wood to crack or wear down, making it look rustic but in a bad, trashy way. If this happens to your place of business, do you go out and buy new stuff? Hire a carpenter to tear it all down? Probably not, as some wood supports, beams, floors and other wooden parts are irreplaceable and an integral part of the interior design. So is there another way to restore your wood to it’s former glory?

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Having wood epoxy putty ready for furniture restoration

Antique furniture restoration with it's value, summary imageSo that chair you love is broken, or maybe someone in your place of business cracked some of your wooden furniture. The question that immediately arises after the initial shock is: “shoot, how am I supposed to fix this?” Before you start driving nails into your furniture or before you bust out the handy duct tape, maybe consider taking a look at a wood epoxy putty repair stick.

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Repairing and rebuilding wood with a wood epoxy putty repair stick

For years and years, people have used wood to build, fix and create. However, repairing broken wood has not been so easy, at least for people who aren’t trained carpenters. So what happens when you find a break in the wood at your place of business? Are you going to waste precious money on a carpenter to come and fix it? The answer may lie with a certain product known as: “Wood Repair Epoxy Putty”.

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Aluminum repair epoxy putty stick

repair aluminum or alloy parts with aluminum epoxy putty repair stickHere we go again, yet another break in your place of business. Small enough to be fixed by one of those famous epoxy putty sticks you’ve heard so much about, but which one do you use? Is this an “Emergency repair for copper pipes with Copper epoxy putty stick” situation or maybe a “Does steel epoxy putty permanently fix metals?” instance? What if it’s neither? What if this time you need to repair… aluminum?

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Emergency copper pipes repair with epoxy putty stick

Copper water supply pipe running in commercial or public placesSo you think you’ve got an emergency situation with your copper pipes. Maybe a copper pipe is leaking, maybe something has burst. All you know is that you need an emergency repair on your copper pipes or else you’re going to face some serious water damage. You don’t need a temporary repair, you need a permanent fix for this home improvement venture. So herein lies the question: do you need to call a plumber or is there a repair product that can help you fix this emergency repair by yourself? The answer might be simpler than you think.

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Does steels epoxy putty permanently fix metals?

Metal machinery in mill industrySo you’ve got yourself a repair job. You recognize the material as some sort of metal, but aren’t sure what you’re supposed to do about it. Do you call a welder? A metal worker? A blacksmith of some sort? The answer may be simpler than you thought, because you’ve heard of something called steel epoxy putty? But what is steel epoxy putty? How does it work? And finally, does steel epoxy putty permanently fix metals?

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