Manufacturer & Converter of Non-Ferrous Metals Decreases Safety Claims and Maintenance Downtime

Pre-Solution Application  The client, a manufacturer, and converter of non-ferrous metals was using pneumatic nailers to construct crates and secure pallets to the floor of a trailer for shipment.  This method was a safety concern due to the tripping hazard of the pneumatic hoses needed for their current nailers. The R.V. Evans' Value Added Solution … Continue reading Manufacturer & Converter of Non-Ferrous Metals Decreases Safety Claims and Maintenance Downtime

Paslode Cordless Nailers

Contractors know the importance of efficient, light-weight, low-maintenance nailers and staplers. With one of their tools winning a 2014 Pro Tool Innovation Award in the Nailers-Cordless Fuel category, Paslode has been proven time and time again to have the best fastening tools available. The award-winning nailer in particular, the CF325Li Li-ion Cordless has caught the … Continue reading Paslode Cordless Nailers

SCRAIL – The Perfect Combination Fastener

What is SCRAIL? The perfect combination fastener, SCRAIL has the speed and low labor cost of a nail with the holding power of a screw, so quality is never sacrificed for cost. With over 2,000 colors available to perfectly match the final product, SCRAIL fasteners are versatile and can be easily driven with any pneumatic … Continue reading SCRAIL – The Perfect Combination Fastener

Pins or Screw Systems: Which One Should You be Using?

Fastening applications can be challenging, especially when trying to determine the best fastener for the job.  A popular question we are often asked here at R.V. Evans is “when should I use collated pins vs. collated screws in my fastening application?”  Our recommendation weighs heavily on the material you need to fasten together in the … Continue reading Pins or Screw Systems: Which One Should You be Using?

The Benefits of Having a Preventative Maintenance Program

We all know the feeling that comes with the experience of something not working. It doesn’t matter what it is, your phone dies, your laptop quits working, or your air conditioner doesn't blow out cold air anymore. These are all inconveniences that can cause not only frustration, but money. The same thing can come from … Continue reading The Benefits of Having a Preventative Maintenance Program

3 Things You Should Know About Carton Closing

There are a variety of ways to close and seal a carton. The method that you choose to close the cartons in your packaging process can greatly affect the condition of the product when it arrives to your customer. If the product arrives in poor condition, it not only runs the risk of being returned … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Know About Carton Closing

Is There a Difference in Strapping Joint Strength?

A question that we hear a lot here at the R.V. Evans Company when discussing strapping is; “Is there a difference in joint strength between strapping materials?” This is often times brought on by the difference in appearance between steel strap and polyester strap. Naturally, you would think that the steel strap would be stronger, … Continue reading Is There a Difference in Strapping Joint Strength?