Some essential tool gears to pack in your backpack for travelling.

We all love to travel but it is important to keep the appropriate gears along with you for a nice and peaceful travel experience. There are many gears which should to be packed like a toolkit, first aid box, clothes, shoes etc. Tools should be kept handy during the travel as we need to be prepared for any circumstance. So here we bring you some of the tool gears which should be in your travel tool box.

Some of the regular tools from the tool box which are used in building lintels and laying cable trays could also be used for keeping in your travel tool gear box. Cable trays suppliers in UAE exports the materials from there and then it is imported by other countries.

  • Flashlights and batteries–

The flashlight is very important part of the tool kit. It is needed to be kept handy as there could be circumstances where you are stuck in a place with no electricity or for searching something in the dark.

  • Multi-tool with hammer –

Multi-tool with a hammer is helpful in making temporary amendments in the lintels or on the walls of your hotel or hostel room. It can also serve other purposes like sharpening pencils, tightening the nut –bolt and much more.

  • Swiss knife –

Swiss knife serves many purposes like cutting fruits, can opening and even for the self-defence. Swiss knife could also be used to scare away the thieves.

  • Carabiner clip –

These are useful to keep your things or backpack safely during the travel. You could attach your bags to the seats with the help of these clips.This would ensure the safety of your belongings.

  • Tape-

In the case of tape, you could roll some on the pencil or pen. The tape would help in some patch work or to repair the wiring problems.

  • Rope-

The rope is also an important component of travel tool gear. Rope could be used for many purposes.

  • Lock-

Better to keep a lock along. We know that the hostel or hotel would provide a lock, but you could use it to lock the zips of the bags this would ensure that no one else could take out the things from your backpack.

Along with these travel tool gears, it also preferred to keep some electronic gears along. Power banks to charge your phone battery, portable charger, etc.

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Uses of lintels

A lintel can be defined as a constructional material in the form of a horizontal beam over the opening in a building (door, window, portals) that carries or supports the structure above it.  A lintel can also be called as the horizontal block that stretches over the space or opening between the two vertical supports. It serves as a backing for the structure over it by transferring the weight to the vertical supports, which usually are the part of the wall. The lintel beams are either made of   wood or steel or a combination of both wood and steel plate. An arch or a beam is quite similar to a lintel, but the only difference lies in the fact that a lintel is much easier and simpler in construction than a beam or arch.

Although lintels are one of the important members in the family of building materials in the modern architecture, but these could also be seen in many of the structures built in Europe by people of the classic ages.  If you are planning to build a home in Dubai then there are many organizations and  firms that can provide you different construction materials and lintels Dubai. The uses of lintels are dependent on the type being used. Lets us discuss a few of them here.

  •         Timber lintels:

Wood or timber lintels were used in the past for construction purposes. But, because the timber is considered to be heavily priced, pretty less durable and more vulnerable to catch fire, the idea of using timber lintels for construction purposes was given up. However, people living in hilly regions who build their homes out of timber make use of timber lintels for their doors and windows. These types of lintels are sometimes provided by mild steel plates  in order to increase their strength.

  •         Stone lintels:

The stone lintels are the most commonly used lintel types for various building construction purposes. Because of the availability and less cost, stone lintels are very popularly used. Their thickness is one of the most prominent feature that make them to be used so popularly. They are also used as a stretch support in the openings on the brick walls too. Either a single piece of stone lintel or more than piece can be used as a beam, depending upon the size of the opening. These lintels are also used as a supporting beam of fireplaces. Because of its weak tensile nature, it is not recommended to use a stone lintel where the structure is subjected to vibrations.

  •         Brick lintels:

For shorter openings, which are less than 1meter and where the lintel beams will be supporting a lesser load, brick lentils are commonly used in such places. Frogged lentils are commonly used as these when stuffed with mortar makes the lentil more resistant and strong.

  •         Reinforced Cement Concrete or RCC Lintels:

Because these are strong, rigid, fire resistant, economical and easily constructed, the RCC lintels are more common and widely used to span the openings for doors, windows of various buildings. These lintel can be constructed according to the preferred length and depth and is offered by many lintel Dubai firms.


Tips to manage cables for my pc

Even though the computer technology was and still growing, the old desktop computers are still popularly used in many workplaces and home offices. When wireless technology is talked about, well, there is still some time to see our workplaces completely wire free. But until that time, managing the cables of your desktop computer is of utmost importance. Here, an efficient cable management system comes to the rescue.

The various wires on your desk connected to and from the different devices, have chances of becoming tangled and interconnected. Organizing them can take a significant time leading to a decreased efficiency in your work. Moreover, an unorganized desk appears untidy and unpleasant. Therefore, you must invest in a quality cable management system as it can help you in providing access to the cables, but also to the device they are connected to. Here we have a few tips for you that can help you in keeping your desk upgraded to accommodate equipment and cables in a tidy and organized manner.

  •         Relocate the cables under the desk and off the ground:  the first thing to do when managing cables and power strips on your work desk is to relocate the cables underneath or behind your work space because you can easily access these spaces and  these also remain out of sight. Although this is quite dependent on the location of your workspace, but usually includes  the underside or rear panel of the desk where all the wires and cables are kept off the floor.
  •         Make use of cable ties that do not bind: the next thing to keep the large wiring under control is by bundling them. There are various wrapping methods to choose from. These include:

Ø  Spiral wrapping: a spiral wrap can be easily wrapped around the cables without disconnecting them. Because of its flexibility, the routing of the wrapped bundle of cables is pretty convenient.

Ø  Flexo wrap: this type of wrap has a hook and loop closure that provides easy on and off installation. It also renders the convenience of reworking of any specific section on the entire length of the wire it holds. It features an expandable open weave design that wraps around irregular shapes too.

Ø  Velcro ties: Velcro  ties are the most commonly used cable ties to organize and manage the cables of your PC. Their releasable design gives the liberty of easy installation and removal. The Velcro ties are available in a variety of sizes and colors for easy cable identification.

 Keep connectors in control: after the cords on your desk are managed, you should then keep the connectors handy and easily identified, such that only a little desk space is used. You can make use of classic binder clips and attach them around the edge of the desk and run the connector through the silver handles.

These were a few tips on effective cable management system that can help you to organize your computer desk.

Types of cable tray

Cable trays are constructional materials that are used to safely hold the wires and cables in place. As the technology improves, the need for efficient support methods also increases. This is the reason why cable trays have become an essential part of the industrial and commercial sector. These materials offer quick, economical and flexible solutions wherever wire supporting is an issue. From High Voltage Power Lines to telecommunication wiring to optical wiring, the cable   trays of different kinds can support every type of wiring or cables and hold them to a place. You can find a plenty of cable tray manufacturers in UAE that offer different types of cable trays. Let us discuss a few of them below.

  •         Ladder Cable Tray

A ladder cable tray is made up of aluminum or steel and is used for around 75% of the cable tray wiring system installations. This type of cable tray is used to support spans ranging from 12 to 30 feet. Since a ladder tray is usually uncovered, it allows the air to circulate across the cables, thus allowing heat dissipation. Therefore the cables held in such a tray system will not allow the temperature in these cables to exceed, preventing any damage and aging of the wires. Moreover the rungs of this cable tray system provide a convenient anchor to the cables maintaining their positions.

  •         Solid Bottom Cable Tray:

A solid bottom cable tray can be metallic or fiberglass and is used for supporting  electrical or telecommunication wire that generate minimum heat with short to intermediate support spans ranging from 5 to 12 feet. The solid bottom cable tray with covers renders EMI/ RFI shielding protection for very sensitive circuits. But, since moisture can build up in the cable trays because of the cover, therefore 1/4 inch drain holes are drilled at an interval of three feet in the bottom of the cable tray. Solid bottom cable trays with solid metal covers for nonplenum-rated cable is more commonly used in environmental air areas.

  •         Trough Cable Tray

A trough cable tray system is available in both metal and nonmetallic materials. This type of cable tray is very commonly  used to handle the wires and cables that generate moderate heat and supports short to intermediate spans ranging from 3 to 12 feet. This cable tray system provides moderate ventilation and added cable support frequency and the bottom configuration of the tray provides cable support at every 4 inches.

Out of the many cable tray manufacturers in UAE, you can choose any that offers the above mentioned types and other types of cable trays at suitable costs.