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Fixing the Skip Pan Shortage in Seattle

As construction booms, Seattle Washington tops the nation in tower cranes for the third straight year. Downtown Seattle has 65 construction cranes working on projects to redefine the city skyline, and the development of new skyscrapers and burgeoning housing and infrastructure is expected to continue with more jackhammering and concrete pouring.

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What Aluminum Alloy Should I Use to Build a Boat, and Why?

All aluminum alloys are not created equal. 5052. T6-6061. What the heck do these numbers and letters mean? And more importantly, which one should I choose for my boat project? Like most questions related to materials, the answer of course is “Well, it depends on your application.” To understand which is the appropriate aluminum to choose, it’s important to know a little bit about aluminum, its various alloys, and their properties.

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