2018 has sped along to the end in a fleeting moment. This is the time of the year we pause and remember, examine the year behind us and look ahead with great anticipation for the year to come. We consider what went well and look for opportunities for positive change.
Transmission 101: How a Torque Converter Works
Just picture two fans facing each other. One is plugged in and set to HIGH. The other is unplugged and turned off. You’ll be able to observe that the blades of the unplugged fan are moving like it’s turned on. The wind from the powered fan is basically powering it. You can grasp a blade on the unplugged fan and it will stop spinning, but when you let go it will start spinning again. This is an example of what happens in a torque converter, but instead of wind, it’s transmission fluid that powers it.
3 Tips to Ensure School Bus Safety
The big yellow school bus has long been viewed as a safe vehicle for children as they travel to and from school. Accidents involving school buses don’t happen often but are undeniably tragic. Each year, school buses transfer millions of kids to and from school. With the most precious cargo, drivers and their vehicles must be operating at the highest safety standards.
Your Construction Project Schedule: Finish On Time and Under Budget
Timely completion in construction projects is critical. With so many moving parts, one mistake in the schedule could cause a serious setback. To avoid this, plan each phase of construction, ensure you have the right materials ready, and enough manpower. Planning from start to finish should be your priority before you even start the project. With the improvements in construction methods, there are an assortment of machinery and materials that can help speed up your construction project. With the correct tools and a detailed plan, you’ll be more likely to stay ahead of your construction project schedule.
A Happy 2019
2018 was a wonderful year at Copeland. We’re so grateful for our loyal customers and staff. We’re excited to see what 2019 has in store. From our Copeland family to yours, we want to wish you and your loved ones a safe and Happy New Year!