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5 Common Tie-Down Hooks and Their Uses

AGM provides a guide for the 5 most common tie-down hooks (s-hooks, double-j hooks, flat, snap and grab) used to attach a strap to anchor points in order to safely secure cargo during transport.

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13 Steps to Staving Off Layoffs

AGM developed the following 13-step policy in order to avoid layoffs in difficult economic times, which has proven to be effective, as AGM recently celebrated its 25th consecutive year without a layoff.

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Shipboard Mounting Systems – FAQs

AGM answers the most frequently asked questions about Shipboard Mounting Systems. These are commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) mounting systems, which are GSA approved Class 5 & 6 containers used aboard DOD vessels, vehicles, or aircraft.

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Immersion Proof Breathers – FAQs

AGM answers the most frequently asked questions about Immersion Proof Breathers. Also known as protective vents, AGM’s Immersion Proof Breathers are “free breathers” that permit air pressure equalization, but keep out liquid water.

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Immersion Proof Breathers Characteristics and Applications

Immersion Proof Breathers, also called protective vents, are “free breathers” that permit air pressure equalization, but keep out liquid water.  Typical applications include: computer keyboards, meteorological instruments, IP enclosures, gearboxes and transmissions, hand held terminals, battery housings, azimuth sealed devices and equipment needing protection from hose down requirements.

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How to Dry Flowers Using Silica Gel

The process for drying fresh flowers can be a bit daunting, especially if you are not familiar with doing so. The traditional method for drying flowers would be to bundle a batch of flowers and hang them upside down in a ventilated area for a few weeks to completely dry out. If you don’t have the space or time to wait for your flowers to air dry, then use silica gel to dry your flowers more quickly and with better results.

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