Contractors Direct – Distributor Spotlight

Posted on February 15, 2019

Contractors Direct – Distributor Spotlight

Distributor Spotlight: Contractors Direct In this Distributor Spotlight blog post, we’d like to call attention to another of our partners — Contractors Direct. We have established a long-term strategic relationship with Contractors Direct. As a reliable and proven partner, Contractors Direct provides high-quality products and service. Located in Hamden, Connecticut, Contractors Direct is one of Read more…

How to Safely Operate Your New Rebar Bender

Posted on February 1, 2019

How to Safely Operate Your New Rebar Bender

7 Rebar Bender Safety Tips Rebar benders are an essential tool in construction work. A rebar bender is a machine that is used to bend bars made of steel and other heavy metals. Rebar benders are widely used in building and construction. These machines enable you to bend heavy steel bars at accurate angles. When Read more…

What Is Cement Made Of?

Posted on January 15, 2019

What Is Cement Made Of?

It makes up the foundations to structures, keeps skyscrapers standing and hardens to immense strengths within a matter of days. It’s been used since Roman times to create solid roadways, seal water storage and adhere huge blocks together. What are we talking about? Cement, which is the primary binding compound in concrete. But what is cement Read more…

The Many Different Rebar Grades and How To Tell Them Apart

Posted on January 1, 2019

The Many Different Rebar Grades and How To Tell Them Apart

When you’re getting ready to start a construction project, the many steel rebar grades that are available on the market can be confusing at best. But what’s the difference between the many grades? How do you tell them apart? Does it really matter which kind you use in your next project? Here’s a quick glance Read more…

How to Determine the Tensile Strength of Concrete

Posted on December 15, 2018

How to Determine the Tensile Strength of Concrete

Have you ever wondered how to determine the tensile strength of concrete? What is tensile strength and why does it matter in your next project? It’s actually a very important part of the concrete’s overall structural strength and stability, providing a firm foundation for whatever you’re going to place on top of it, whether it’s Read more…

What is Rebar and Why Do I Need It In My Next Project?

Posted on December 1, 2018

What is Rebar and Why Do I Need It In My Next Project?

When you’re getting ready to start a concrete or cement construction project, the term rebar may have been tossed around when you were trying to plan and buy materials. But what is rebar? Exactly what does it do for your project that makes it so important? Are the different types really vital to your project? Read more…

Distributor Spotlight: Alaska Industrial Hardware

Posted on October 1, 2018

Distributor Spotlight: Alaska Industrial Hardware

Alaska Industrial Hardware Here is another blog post in our distributor highlight series. In this post, we’d like to call attention to Alaska Industrial Hardware. We have partnered with this trusted hardware wholesaler because we trust their service, knowledge and expertise.   Who is Alaska Industrial Hardware? Alaska Industrial Hardware is Alaska’s largest wholesaler of Read more…

How to Bleed a Rebar Cutter

Posted on September 1, 2018

How to Bleed a Rebar Cutter

If your rebar cutter is running slow, isn’t moving, or doesn’t have the pressure to cut normally, you may need to bleed the hydraulics. When you invest in a new rebar cutter, you’re making an investment into job progress and rebar cutter efficiency. When well cared for a proper rebar cutter will easily cut any Read more…

Distributor Spotlight: Construction Concepts International

Posted on August 29, 2018

Distributor Spotlight: Construction Concepts International

We would like to highlight one of our trusted distributors — Construction Concepts International (CCI). Their knowledge, service and experience are why we are committed to partnering with them.   Who is CCI Construction Concepts International is one of the leading internet-based distributors of construction supplies. Located in Morristown, Arizona, CCI provides world-class service that Read more…

How To Properly Feed Wire on BNT-40 Rebar Tier

Posted on July 27, 2018

How To Properly Feed Wire on BNT-40 Rebar Tier

Wondering How To Properly Feed Wire on BNT-40 Rebar Tier? Read This!   This post will illustrate the proper way to replace and feed a new spool of wire into the BNT-40 Rebar Tier. Don’t feel like reading? Watch the video at the bottom of this page!   Step One Clip off the end of Read more…