How to Choose and Use Hydraulic Hoses for Extended Service Life During Winter Months 

How to Choose and Use Hydraulic Hoses for Extended Service Life During Winter Months 

When hydraulic hose assemblies fail, it’s usually because of improper hose and fitting selection from the start. By not choosing the right hydraulic hoses and fittings, you run the risk of pressure surges, tube erosion, fluid incompatibility, abrasion or breakdown from chemical exposure.   Other effects of failed hydraulic hose assembly include:   Safety implications Decreased production Burns, fires…

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Sales Rep Bryan Schoelch Problem-Solves through Communication, Logic and Diligence  

Sales Rep Bryan Schoelch Problem-Solves through Communication, Logic and Diligence  

Bryan Schoelch recently joined the Superior Industrial Supply team as a Regional Sales Representative. Bryan listens to his customers’ needs and takes that intel to deliver the right solution at the right time. When he’s not working, flyfishing or taking care of his 9-month-old daughter, Bryan is proud to be a die-hard St. Louis Blues…

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Top 49 Essential Fastener Tips from the American Fastener Journal

Top 49 Essential Fastener Tips from the American Fastener Journal

Fasteners like bolts, screws, staples and rivets are often the lowest cost items in any structure. As a result, fastener selection is often overlooked in the design and engineering process. However, joint connections made with incorrect or inferior materials can quickly turn a routine job into a costly one wrought with issues.   Proper fastener selection…

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Efficient and Effective: 6 Tips for Better Organized MRO Storerooms

Efficient and Effective: 6 Tips for Better Organized MRO Storerooms

Managing maintenance and repair parts is always a challenge. It’s an even bigger headache when you add in soaring inventory costs, disrupted supply chains and limited storage space.   Without essential maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) items, your business will come to a grinding halt.   Imagine having to stop an entire production line because you ran…

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Problem-Solver and Photographer Extraordinaire, Steve Baker at Your Service

Problem-Solver and Photographer Extraordinaire, Steve Baker at Your Service

Meet Steve Baker, Counter Service Representative for Superior Industrial Supply. For the last six years, he’s brought a keen eye for problem-solving and attention to detail to the Superior counter team. He looks forward to getting to know you and your business needs to devise customized solutions for your hydraulic problems. Let’s get to know…

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7 Tips to Choose the Best Fastener for Your Industry Application

7 Tips to Choose the Best Fastener for Your Industry Application

Fasteners are often the least expensive component in manufacturing and assembly, but often the most critical. Unfortunately, they are most often overlooked when it comes to purchasing.   The screws, bolts, nails, rivets, threaded inserts, and staples you choose must be based on the application as well as your industry’s specific fastener regulations.   It’s one thing…

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When it comes to hydraulic hose systems, James gets down to business. 

When it comes to hydraulic hose systems, James gets down to business. 

Meet James Talley, Assistant Warehouse Manager for Superior Industrial Supply. James has over 28 years of experience working with hydraulic hose systems. He offers straight-forward advice to those new to the industry. “Listen to people. Listen to your customers and your fellow employees, you’ll learn a lot about this industry. Don’t be afraid to ask…

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Improve Worker Safety with Built-In Tether Points for Dropped Object Prevention

Improve Worker Safety with Built-In Tether Points for Dropped Object Prevention

Have you considered dropped object prevention in your fall protection program? If your employees work at heights, not only should they be outfitted in proper fall protection equipment, so should their tools!   Do you need fall protection for your tools and accessories?   Does your team work at heights?  Does your team use tools and equipment while…

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How to Select High-Performance Industrial Fasteners for Stronger, Safer Connections

How to Select High-Performance Industrial Fasteners for Stronger, Safer Connections

Ever have a connection or joint go bad and not sure why? Many times, a connection gives out due to a poor selection and design or errors in the assembly process. Fasteners are usually the least expensive components involved in fabrication, building or manufacturing goods. Unfortunately, because they are the least expensive, they often don’t…

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