The Fabreeka Impact

Rock crushers at a dusty mining site

Vibration Isolation and Impact Shock Reduction in Mining Equipment

In the mining industry, longevity and efficiency are two important features that heavy equipment require. As technology continues to improve, and demands for raw materials increase, mining serves as an essential foundation for all types of industries. Even so, much of the mining equipment we use to this day remains the same, even over the course of a few decades.

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Three Benefits of Using Thermal Break Material in Steel Structures

Down to the very finest details, structural engineers put much thought and consideration into the design process. From the architecture of the structure itself to the materials to be used, each piece is carefully selected to ensure the structure reaches certain standards and benchmarks. As structural engineers work, they must find the right resources to reach their goals.

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dragline operating on a coal mine

What To Do When Impact Shock Affects Mining Equipment

From draglines to rock crushers, the mining industry utilizes a variety of massive machines. After all, mining involves rather large projects and processes as well. To break down the rock-solid materials we extract from the Earth, the mining industry requires powerful machines to help them do it.

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How Fixed Bearings and Slide Bearings Work in Bridge Construction

An integral piece of modern infrastructure, bridges connect us to parts of the world that were previously unattainable for modern travel. Some of the most notable engineering feats in humanity come in the form of bridges. Whether it be the Golden Gate Bridge on the west coast, or the historic Brooklyn Bridge on the east coast, bridges make up an impressive array of construction accomplishments.

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Why Low Frequency Isolation is Important for Aerospace Testing

From Mars rovers to satellite launches, there is little doubt that some of mankind’s most impressive feats come by way of aerospace engineering. To design shuttles, telescopes and even planetary helicopters, engineers must account for all the unique forces at play. Whether it be the effects of gravity, the solar wind or planetary, much goes into the engineering and planning process.

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Fabreeka's brick-covered facility during wintertime in Dorchester, MA

A Trip Down Memory Lane: Fabreeka's First 100 Years

Much has changed over the last century. The sheer speed of human progress and innovation is enough to make your head spin, with advancements in areas like medicine, science, technology and engineering. Some of the greatest feats of mankind occurred in the last one hundred years with more exciting discoveries and milestones on the horizon.

Yet, no one entity is responsible for this rapid change. A multitude of great minds and companies came together to drive some of humanity's most impressive feats. To sustain such progress, everyone had to adapt. For Fabreeka, what started off as a conveyor belting company turned into an impressive portfolio of vibration and shock isolation solutions spanning across industries.

Since 1918, when six stakeholders founded the company on the premise of manufacturing conveyor belting, now Fabreeka is proud to boast a lineup stocked with milestones and growth. Here are some highlights: 

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How Thermal Break Material Helps Achieve LEED Certification

For any structural engineer, adhering to energy efficiency standards is an important piece in building and construction. Building standards and energy standards go hand in hand; over the years these standards evolved as requirements changed with them. Because of this change, many architects and engineers prioritize energy efficiency in their future building and construction plans.

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