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Read our blog posts to learn what’s happening at Hendrick and in the perforated metal, screen and architectural metal industries.

  • Hendrick Manufacturing is excited to announce that we shipped a record amount of products in June...
  • All new colors and new landscaping in Carbondale, PA facility...
  • Hendrick Manufacturing is proud to announce the addition of a Brueck High Speed Perforating Press ...
  • C3 will be assisting Hendrick in upgrading our safety practices and procedures...
  • Are you planning a water intake installation for an upcoming project? Need to learn more about this technology? Join us for this live webinar and get all your questions answered. Hendrick will be hosting a 30-minute webinar titled "Efficiency by Design: Water Intake Screen Technology" on Thursday, April 15th @ 12:00pm CDT. 
  • To tackle a dwindling water supply, the City of Santa Barbara, CA proposed the reactivation of the Charles D. Meyer Desalination Plant that was placed in stand-by mode and had not operated for more than 20 years. Concerns arose surrounding the environmental impacts that the plant’s reopening would create, including the destruction of marine life through the use of the existing flat panel intake that was part of the plant’s original design.
  • Passive water intake systems often require an airburst system to keep the intake operating efficiently. This article discusses the four main components of an airburst system and buyer options for those components.
  • At first glance, perforated metal appears to be a simple product. After all, it’s nothing more than a sheet of aluminum, steel, copper or other metallic material punched with a series of holes, shapes or slots. However, that simplicity hides a world of potential. Numerous industries use it to perform a wide variety of functions in their operations. Some of its uses are necessary for filtering materials. Others involve protecting people and components from hazardous environments. In some cases, it can be purely decorative. No matter how it is used, perforated metal can be found in a myriad of industries ranging from industrial manufacturing to food and beverage production.
  • Although there are several different types of water intake screen technologies, traveling screens and wedge wire passive water intake screens are commonly specified as a 316(b) solution. Ultimately, it’s good to understand the basic principles and benefits of each type of system. There are some similarities as well as key differences between the two technologies that should be considered when choosing the appropriate screening system.
  • There are many different types of false bottoms for the brewing process, but if you’re serious about brewing, getting the right equipment for the job is important.