Charles Busada

Candy Canes anyone?

Legend has it that candy canes were first created in the late 17th century when a choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany asked a local candy maker to create sugary sticks for children to enjoy during Christmas Eve services. To make them more festive, he asked...

An Ancient City of Lights

Bergamo, Italy, a city rich in history and culture, holds a significant place in the annals of Italian heritage. Nestled in the Lombardy region, Bergamo boasts a captivating past that dates back to the Celts and Romans. It played a vital role in trade and commerce,...

Robot Crawlers

The use of “robot crawlers” in pipe tubing for industrial applications has gained significant attention, particularly in the medical field. These innovative devices are designed to navigate through complex piping systems, providing a solution for...

Franklin Institute Space Exhibit

The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia launched a new exhibit called Wondrous Space on November 4, 2023. This two-story future-focused exhibit on space exploration marks the first in a series of all-new thematic exhibits that will lead The Franklin Institute through...

Butyrate Aging

The use of transparent tubing in pneumatic conveying systems for paper cups offers numerous advantages, particularly in terms of visibility. Clear tubing allows for easy monitoring and inspection of the conveyed cups throughout the entire process. The transparency of...

“The largest pneumatic ping pong device in the world”

A fast-food chicken franchise recently displayed featured a custom-made pink ping pong table and accompanying net designed by a prominent pop musician. He called it “the largest pneumatic ping pong device in the world.” Our job was to make it. After...

Will The Circle Be Unbroken?

A Spanish museum contacted us to see if we could fix a work of art. The actual artwork is an elaborate set of collars that connect small-diameter tubing bent on a tight-radius circle. They sent us a sample of an acrylic tube. Acrylic resin is famous for cracking,...

Labyrinth Pneumatic Miter Challenge

When Bayer came to us with a rush project for a children’s learning display we faced a daunting challenge. We needed to take clear, transparent CAB 4″ OD tubing and bend it into complex 3D shapes. This was necessary to conserve space and allow the display...

LED Lighting in a Painting Booth

Ameri-Cure Inc. is a US manufacturer and leader in spray booth manufacturing for customers all over North America for decades. The Company offers waterborne spray booths, drying systems, truck booths, paint mixing rooms, and prep-stations for high-end painting and...

We were up to the challenge

When Boss display contacted us to make a colored-tubing exhibit we were hesitant to take the order. The display consists of four large bends with clockwise and counterclockwise rotations with evolving radii and angles. But, these tubes would be twenty-two feet in...

Dominion Energy

Plastic Fabrication Company Uses Clear Plastic Sheet for Custom Acrylic Fabrication Occasionally our customers need fabricated sheets for their product. Dominion Energy recentlyneeded a new wet calibration rig to replace a dirty old yellowing acrylic rig. The project...

Tubing That Holds Under Pressure

Building a Flow Loop with Clear Rigid Plastic Tubing and NPT Threads We were recently contacted by a Ph.D. student working on a multi-phase flow problem. The application called for a clear rigid tubing flow loop that would maintain a circular shape under pressure with...

Three-Tiered Helical Bends for LED Lights.

As we have been developing a Stratus tubing line we had a challenge brought before us this week. Our customer wanted to see if we could make a tight-radius 2″ OD tube that could be sectioned together to form a circular helix. The challenge here is the length of...

Other Helpful Resources