How Do Different Nail Guns Work?

Nail guns aren’t the same as staple guns, though the two are sometimes confused. They are both powerful tools and dangerous if improperly operated. Here’s how different nail guns work. A nail gun has two primary jobs—to drive a nail into wood or other material, and to move the next nail into place within the […]

How Blowtorches Work

Blowtorches have been invented in the late 19th century and have since become both cool and useful to use in different applications ranging all the way from welding and cutting metal, lighting up cigars, melting jewelry, and even cooking! They work on the basis of an oxygen and fuel gas mix, fed into a torch […]

How Do Electrical Wires and Cables Work?

Now wiring comes in a lot of different forms and a lot of different formats. Most commonly in homes, you have this type of wiring which is called Romex. It has this outer shield, which is, in this case, is white covered. It also comes in different colors, not a big deal. Inside it, you’ll […]

All About Power Saws

While every household should have a hand saw, that’s not the only saw you can buy. In fact, there are tons of different types of saws — both hand-powered and mechanically-powered (electric or gas). Here’s our saw buying guide. Here is our ultimate guide to buying and using many different types of saws. Do you […]

How Does a Welding Machine Work?

If you’re new to the world of welding, or you just want more information about how arc welding works, you’re in the right place. In this Nu-Tech blog, we’ll discuss the basics of arc welding and how a welding machine works – so that you can understand the fundamentals of the process. Read on and […]

How Does A Fuse Work?

A fuse is a simple and highly effective way to protect a device from dangerous levels of current: 1. Current flowing through a conductor’s nonzero resistance leads to power dissipation. 2. Power is dissipated in the form of heat. 3. Heat raises the temperature of the conductor. 4. If the combination of current amplitude and […]

What is Wire Harnessing?

What is a Wire Harness? A wire harness, often referred to as a cable harness or wiring assembly, is a systematic and integrated arrangement of cables within an insulated material. The purpose of the assembly is to transmit a signal or electrical power. Cables are bound together with straps, cable ties, cable lacing, sleeves, electrical […]

Dangers of Injection Molding

Burns from hot plastic; injuries from expelled fragments; harmful effects from inhaled vapors or fumes; electric shock; crushed or amputated limbs; and even death – these are some of the hazards faced when working with horizontal plastic injection molding machines. Thermoplastic injection molding machines produce molded plastic parts by melting plastic pellets, injecting the molten […]

What is Micro TIG Welding?

Micro Welding Services Nu-Tech provides micro precision TIG welding services. This process can be used in multiple applications within aerospace, medical, laboratory, and commercial projects. With many years of experience, our team is capable of running prototypes to production quantities for your company. We possess the knowledge and expertise to perform the most microscopic welds […]

How to Insulate Your Wires

Heat- Shrink Tubing Heat shrink tubing, also known as heat shrink, is a shrinkable tube that shrinks when exposed to heat and is very useful in insulating wires. It looks a bit like some straw or hollow plastic coffee stirrer, depending on its thickness. The plastic tube surrounds two wires before being heated to solder […]