I recently visited the mountainous central region of Brazil to attend an exposition of Cachaça in the state capital, Belo Horizonte. I’m interested in the production of this local distilled sugarcane spirit used to make the famous drink, Caprihna. Brazil’s State Minas Gerais, or Minas for short, is world renown for cachaça production, though other […]
Let’s just say it: 1” thick grates aren’t considered heavy duty anymore. Standards change. Architects once specified one inch thick iron grates for loading docks, warehouses and industrial areas. Typically, contractors installed them in an angle iron frame using the old wooden box form method. Why can’t I replace my 1” iron grates? Increased traffic […]
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