The Advantages of Post and Wire Fences for Farms

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 24, 2024 8:15:00 AM

Enhanced Security

Post and wire fences provide enhanced security for farms by acting as a physical barrier to keep intruders out. The sturdy construction and height of these fences make it difficult for trespassers to gain access to the farm and its contents. Additionally, the visibility offered by the wire mesh allows farm owners to easily monitor the surroundings and detect any potential threats. There’s also the security of confining your livestock and crops within a secure area where they are less likely to be harmed.

For added security, post and wire fences can be equipped with additional security features such as barbed wire or electric wires. These additions provide an extra layer of protection against intruders and deter them from attempting to enter the farm premises.


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Topics: Fence, Wire Fence, Build Livestock Fences, Fence Staples, Fencing, Tools, Fence Stapler, Staples, Staplers, gas fence stapler, fence maintenance, power tools, staple systems, commercial fencing, construction, diamond coated, fence building, farmers, fasco




Packaging Line Efficiency Top Tips

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 3, 2024 10:06:12 AM

In business, the goal is always to maximize profits—and while you can always develop new products or increase sales, one of the best ways to increase those profits is to maximize your efficiency.

The packaging line is one spot that can always be optimized, and in this post, we’ll show you different tips to increase packing speed and efficiency, reduce costs, and more so that you can improve your bottom line. We’re also going to showcase BECK’s Mezger® Stapling Head Systems, which can help you automate large parts of your packaging processes, letting you staple boxes, liners, and other packing materials quickly and easily.


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Topics: Tools, Staples, Staplers, mezger stapling, power tools, packaging, staple systems, automation, mezger stapling head systems, packaging line




Commercial and Industrial Construction What Sets Them Apart?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 23, 2023 7:15:00 AM

Construction falls into several different categories. Residential, infrastructure, commercial, and industrial are the biggest. Residential construction is obvious: Homes, multi-family units, apartment buildings, and so on. Infrastructure is pretty simple, too. That category covers everything from roads and bridges to airports, water, wastewater systems, and more.

But what’s the difference between commercial and industrial construction? Here, things are a little less clear.

We’re going to explain what separates commercial and industrial construction. We’re also going to talk about the Aerico® 90 Strip Nailer, which is a tool made to drive collated pins into steel and concrete—two common materials that are often worked with in both commercial and industrial construction.


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Topics: building, fasteners, Tools, pallets, construction site, power tools, staple systems, fastening system, commercial building, construction, fastener system, nails, Aerico® 90 Nailer, steel construction, industrial construction




Why Cutting Corners on Pallet Quality Isn’t Worth the Savings

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 16, 2023 7:30:00 AM

Your business relies on quality products, including quality pallets, to fulfill orders and meet the needs of your customers. A poorly constructed pallet or a pallet made from poor-quality materials can cause many problems. You might save a little money on your pallets by using cheap wood or fasteners, but is it worth it?

The FASCO® (a BECK brand) CN15W-57A ES MAG STIRRUP Nailing Head System for automation includes automatic sensor-controlled fastening to avoid dry fires and a customizable magazine for different coil sizes. This system works efficiently, and it’s fast to reload, so you can finish projects quickly and then move on. BECK's 15-degree wire coil nails (High-Load) are designed to withstand a variety of challenging conditions, for years of use.

Below are some of the consequences of building poor-quality pallets, and good reasons to use FASCO® Nailing Head Systems.


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Topics: fasteners, Tools, pallets, construction site, mezger stapling, power tools, staple systems, fastening system, construction, fastener system, mezger stapling head systems




Exploring the Different Types of Construction Sheathing Materials

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 14, 2023 11:43:49 AM

For many builders, oriented strand board (more commonly known as OSB) is the go-to for sheathing. However, you may not have been aware that there are actually many different types of sheathing out there, each with their own unique properties.

Here, we’re going to explore some of the different types of sheathing you can use for various builds. On top of that, we’re going to give you a look at the FASCO® F44AC G-50 TL stapler, which is a great tool for fastening not only sheathing, but also subflooring, roof decking, and more.


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Topics: fasteners, Tools, Staples, Staplers, Fiber Cement, construction site, power tools, staple systems, construction, sheathing




Solutions to Pallet Problems for Pallet Manufacturers

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on May 20, 2023 7:30:00 AM

Pallets are one of the most important and perhaps under-appreciated fixtures in warehouses, loading docks, and stockrooms around the country. Without pallets, the global manufacturing, transportation, and logistics system that delivers goods around the world would function very differently. Pallets truly are a critical component of the system that allows us to ship products around the globe.

It's important when shipping and transporting goods across city, state, or international borders that the pallets used are of sturdy construction. Pallets aren't made to be beautiful, but they must be durable, strong, and well-constructed to function. The Mezger® Stapling Head Systems are the perfect tool for constructing strong pallets. These pneumatic nailing and stapling systems allow for the easy, fast construction of wooden structures. If you're a pallet manufacturer, here's what to know about making strong pallets with durable materials.


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Topics: Tools, pallets, Staples, Staplers, mezger stapling, power tools, staple systems, fastening system, construction, mezger stapling head systems




Tips & Tricks for Auto Upholstery

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 13, 2022 8:30:00 AM

Like most kinds of fine repair work, automotive seat upholstery work is not an easy task. There are a lot of details to keep in mind that can make the job much easier if they're kept in mind. This applies to both the workflow and the precision tools (such as BECK's easy-to-load fine wire staplers) you use. These can make the difference between a durably complete upholstery job and something that frays just a bit too quickly.


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Topics: Staples, power tools, staple systems, auto upholstery, fine wire staplers




Why You Need a Stapler for Secure Packaging

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on May 21, 2022 8:15:00 AM

Looking for ways to upgrade your packaging game? There are lots of things you can do, like building strong pallets, for starters. Another option is to skip the packing tape that you’d normally use on the boxes and go with staples, instead. In fact, BECK offers the Mezger Stapling head systems for exactly this purpose. Here are the many advantages that come with using staples.


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Topics: pallets, Staples, Staplers, mezger stapling, tool, packaging, staple systems





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