Quick Guide to How to Use e-Gel Correctly

e-Gel has become a popular option when customers need silica gel, as its indicator is Methyl Violet, that is non-carcinogenic. Some of the other silica gel’s indicators are Cobalt Chloride and Phenolphthalein are less desirable so in these applications it might be deemed preferable to simply dispose of the gel after the first use. Whatever…
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Uses of e-gel indicating silical gel

e-Gel indicating silica gel is used in many applications; however its primary function is to adsorb moisture. The word adsorb has a different meaning to absorb. Adsorb is to hold molecules on the outside of the structure – in this case the SiO2 – not taken “inside” the body of the SiO2, which would be…
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Warehouse Safety Advice | Weathering Transportation Concerns

Running a central distribution warehouse base with multiple drop points is some serious work. Often, the drop points are very far from base. There are concerns about components getting damaged, lost, or stolen at any point during transit from base to drop point to end-user. The weather is another concern; an afternoon drizzle could cause…
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What is the Omni-tuff ‘MAINTAIN’ product range?

There are three product ranges offered by Omni-tuff. Their products are divided into the following core areas: Retain, Restrain, and Maintain. Generally, most warehouses only have a real need for the former two, but recent trends in warehouse advice show that there’s a growing need within the industry lately for the third silo. What are…
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Material Handling Service | Wedge-Beam Dunnage

Let’s talk about wedge-beam dunnage. But first, an example: Active Trade Services, a local company that does extensive maintenance and fabrication work across a number of industries, has let a team from Omni-tuff take a series of photos of the wedge-beam dunnage supporting the larger size medium-diameter piping that was in Active’s yard. Check out…
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Strapping & Restraints – Q&A with the experts

Being a warehouse supervisor sometimes means fielding the same questions repeatedly. Some of these questions will fall under the category of STRAPPING AND RESTRAINTS, as they’re part of daily warehouse processes. Here are some of the most common questions asked about strapping and restraints – answered for your convenience. Feel free to print this out…
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Cages and Stillages

Cages are an excellent option as you can design and fabricate a unit to suit the application exactly; whether you need: Sheeted Lockable Stackable Pallet racking compatible Forklift safety under rails Double width Double height Fixed sides Removable gates on the front or the back of the unit   Steel can also be protected by…
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Omni-tuff Silica Gels

What is all this about silica gel and carcinogenic and cobalt blue and non-cobalt? Can someone demystify all this for me?   Well let’s have a go.   First thing to say is that Silica Gel is SiO2 and whether it has blue-to-pink or orange-to-white or orange-to-green indicating properties, the base product is still SiO2,…
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Omni-tuff International Cage

Well, multi-functionality is becoming more and more of a demand! And here’s the thing… the OMNI-TUFF International Cage has got the features to make it fit the bill. While a lot of time is given to the storage features of the cage, including aesthetics cage accessibility and product security, OMNI-TUFF invests a huge amount of…
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Omni-tuff Cartons

Cardboard cartons are an exciting item! Where you need a cost-effective option for storage or transport of items, cardboard cartons are an excellent option. There are a number of variations when you look at cardboard solutions, some of these factors are as follows: Dimensions – length x width x height Top and bottom configuration –…
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