Archive for Author: Sydney Cross

how to care for solid surface countertops
01.19.2021 | Sydney Cross

Maintenance & Care of Solid Surface

Solid surface is a synthetic material made from a mixture of resin and fillers to create a super hard, highly durable product for use as countertops, cabinet fronts, benchtops, and more. First poured as a liquid, solid surface is chemically cured to tightly bond the material, resulting in a completely smooth, non-porous surface devoid of

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what is solid surface
01.15.2021 | Sydney Cross

What is Solid Surface?

If you have spent any time searching for countertops for a building or design project, you have most certainly come across the term ‘solid surface’ and seen tons of furniture options featuring this material. But what is solid surface, and is it a good choice for your specific needs?  Solid surface is a super popular

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How to soundproof an office
01.06.2021 | Sydney Cross

How to Soundproof an Office

If you have ever struggled to focus on a task or get your head in the right mindset because of a persistent, annoying sound, or loud conversation happening around you, you understand the importance of soundproofing. In an office environment, getting work done quickly and accurately is key to a successful workday, but when distractions

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How to design a packing station
12.30.2020 | Sydney Cross

Designing A Packing Station

All packing stations fulfill the same basic functions, but depending on the specific needs of every worker and job environment, the exact design of a packing station can vary. Packing stations should be designed to optimize the item packing process, both for the sake of reducing strain and stress on the worker and to expedite

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How to set up a fulfillment
12.30.2020 | Sydney Cross

How To Set Up a Shipping Fulfillment Area

E-commerce has completely changed the fulfillment process, creating far more competition between companies trying to keep up with each other and customer demand for two-day and overnight shipping. From beginning to end, the fulfillment process needs to be flawless to ensure that customers are receiving their full orders on time, and without any damage occurring

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biosafety cabinet vs fume hoods
12.21.2020 | Sydney Cross

The Difference Between a Fume Hood and a Biosafety Cabinet

In these uncertain times, the importance of scientific research that unearths new, valuable information cannot be overstated. A great deal of this research takes place in laboratories.  As such, those facilities should be well-equipped to protect the health of lab technicians and the integrity of their experiments.  That’s where fume hoods and biosafety cabinets come

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maple block table tops
12.16.2020 | Sydney Cross

Maple Block Tops: What to Know Before You Buy

Not many items commonly found in labs and industrial settings are considered ‘beautiful’, but maple block countertops can add that special touch that will warm any interior while providing a durable work surface that can last for years. While maple block may be an attractive option, it isn’t appropriate in every setting, so it is

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gmp lab
12.14.2020 | Sydney Cross

What Is a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Lab?

Good manufacturing practice (GMP) is a quality assurance system and set of guidelines used by manufacturing laboratories to ensure the purity and quality of their products. In the U.S., GMP requirements are regulated and enforced by the FDA, which oversees the production and commercialization of all food and pharmaceutical products. In particular, GMP requirements are

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GLP Lab
12.11.2020 | Sydney Cross

What Are Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)?

“Bioethics is a very, very important field. As we get more and more in the arena of understanding science and getting better opportunities, the fact that you can do things with biological sciences that have an impact on a human being means you must have ethical standards.” Those were the words of a man who

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