Durability Wrought iron or stainless steel are truly some of the most durable and dependable materials out there when it comes to options for gates and fences. While other materials need to be replaced every so often, wrought iron will last a lifetime (or more) and won’t show signs of weathering like some of their
In the last few years, spiral staircases have surged into popularity, as we marvel at all the elegant design choices within the mid-century modern era of architecture. While many equate the origin of this design with Leonardo Da Vinci, this technique of spiraling stairs is nearly timeless and has no exact known origin. How Big
Having a custom metal driveway gate is an excellent addition to the exterior of your home. At Elite Iron Designs, we can work with you to create the perfect metal gate to fit your tastes and your home’s look. It’s a great option to provide a barrier between your home and the street, especially if
In 1990, The Americans with Disability Act was founded, making it illegal to discriminate against people with disabilities. There are many ways to ensure that your business is equipped to handle those with disabilities, but having a handicap ramp is a significant thing. Elite Iron Design is here to help you with your handicap ramp.
Spiral staircases seem to be a rare find in many homes. They are a unique feature that is both eye-catching and handy for homeowners to have. Are you looking to get a new staircase? They are a space-saver, customizable, and a fun way to use stairs. Would you benefit from a spiral staircase? Here are
Welding Safety: Possible Hazards Arc Flash One of the biggest dangers when welding is exposure to arc rays, known as arc flash. Arc flash is a burn of the outer layer of the eye. It’s caused by intense exposure to UV radiation from electric welding arcs. It’s essentially like a sunburn, only on your eye.
Eye injuries are one of the most common types of injuries on the welding job. And in the case of arc flash–which you can get even if you turn your head away instead of wearing UV protection–the damage can accumulate over time. And even seemingly innocuous tasks can result in foreign material in your eye,
1. Wool is the most commonly used fabric for protective clothing because it offers high resistance to fire. Never wear synthetic fabrics while welding–most melt immediately upon exposure to heat. Cotton is an acceptable fabric if it has been treated with a fire retardant compound. 2. Avoid rolling pants cuffs or sleeves while welding. Hot
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