SQUWATCH (esk-watch) S=Supplier, QU=Quality, WATCH= refers to the act of Surveillance 
Drawings (Sketches) contained within this site are NOT Engineered drawings and should NOT be considered or used as such. They have been provided as a visual aid.
When you join SQUWATCH for FREE, you access a variety of benefits and services to support and enhance your knowledge and understanding of equipment and materials used i...
Advertisers will enjoy added services such as priority for your companies press releases, editorials sponsored by your company, Highlighting of your product(s) availabl...

Value Creation Topics

Prev Next

25 Energy Saving Ideas For The Winter

Put on a sweater and lower your thermostat by 2 degrees Celsius and you could save as much as 4 percent on your heating bill. If you throw down a rug,...

Administrator 09 Nov 2014 Hits:531 Value Creation

Read more

Taking control, calmly.

Why learn how to control negative interactions?We all like to think of ourselves as being safe and secure while at work, protected from all forms of violence and aggression. However,...

Administrator 09 Nov 2014 Hits:807 Value Creation

Read more

Want To Be More Engaged At Work?

Do you walk through your office doors each morning with a bounce in your step and a sense of anticipation about the day ahead? Or do you drag your feet...

Administrator 03 Dec 2014 Hits:821 Value Creation

Read more

10 ways to conserve water in your home

Canadians have the second-highest water consumption rates in the world, but it’s quickly becoming apparent that water isn’t an unlimited resource. Do your part and cut down your water...

Administrator 09 Nov 2014 Hits:692 Value Creation

Read more

Extending the Battery Life of Your Gadgets

Keeping your cell phone fully charged seems like the best thing to do, but it can actually end up costing you extra. Here's how you can save and get more...

Administrator 08 Nov 2014 Hits:615 Value Creation

Read more

10 Things to Stop Saying At Work

verything you say in the workplace counts. Whether it’s sharing an idea during a meeting or helping a coworker with a project, what you say can make a lasting impression.The...

Administrator 08 Nov 2014 Hits:659 Value Creation

Read more

How To Handle Stress In The Moment

You hear a lot of advice about how to reduce stress at work. But most of it is about what to do over the long term — take up yoga,...

Administrator 08 Nov 2014 Hits:539 Value Creation

Read more

Top 10 keyboard shortcuts everyone should know

Top 10 keyboard shortcutsUsing keyboard shortcuts can greatly increase your productivity, reduce repetitive strain, and help keep you focused. For example, highlighting text with the keyboard and pressing Ctrl +...

Administrator 10 Nov 2014 Hits:882 Value Creation

Read more

Growing Importance of Work-Life Balance

People who aren't able to create a work-life balance can suffer from stress, burnout, and physical ailments like heart disease.The advancements in the way people access information, communicate with one...

Administrator 02 Nov 2014 Hits:2091 Value Creation

Read more

3 Ways To Create Value That Lasts

Innovators work hard to understand exactly what value means to their customers so they can generate it. So how exactly do you generate value?Generating value is one of the most...

Administrator 08 Nov 2014 Hits:653 Value Creation

Read more

HSE Topics

Prev Next

Working in Hot Weather

Certain safety problems are common in a hot environment. Heat on the job can cause dizziness, discomfort and the fogging of safety glasses, all of which can lead to accidents.Prevent injuries from working in hot weather by: Get enough sleep Wear...

Administrator 02 Nov 2014 Hits:1310 HSE

Read more

Use a Portable Fire Extinguisher

Do you know how to extinguish a fire? According to OSHA regulations, no one at a workplace is supposed to use a fire extinguisher unless they have been trained to do so. Though this may seem awfully restrictive, there are...

Administrator 06 Nov 2014 Hits:402 HSE

Read more

Work Clothes and Safety

"Clothes To Die For". How many times have we heard that phrase before? But it takes on a bit of a different meaning when we apply the heading of safety to it. How many times has it occurred to you...

Administrator 06 Nov 2014 Hits:478 HSE

Read more

Handling Electrical Power

A mistake around electricity could easily be your last. Even experienced electricians and electrical power installers must be on guard all the timeNon-electricians are at greatest risk of electrocution. A mistake around electricity could easily be your last. Even experienced...

Administrator 02 Nov 2014 Hits:1825 HSE

Read more

Your Hearing - Keep it for a Lifetime

Most of us go through life taking our senses for granted. Like touching, tasting, smelling, and seeing; hearing is something we do automatically, without giving it much thought. But when something goes wrong with any of our senses, including our...

Administrator 06 Nov 2014 Hits:378 HSE

Read more

Understanding Safety Signs

Signs are used to prevent accidents. They are common in the work area, along the roadside, and in public buildings and they are required by OSHA regulations. OSHA has some specific requirements for signs. The requirements are in place to...

Administrator 06 Nov 2014 Hits:433 HSE

Read more

Electrical Cord Safety

Inspect all extension cords prior to use for damage and missing ground prongs Protect extension cords from damage Never use a metal outlet box as an extension cord Never use Romex or non-metalic cable as extension cords Avoid using Nails or staples to hold...

Administrator 02 Nov 2014 Hits:1389 HSE

Read more

Winter Driving Tips

What makes the difference between an ordinary driver and a good one? An ordinary driver reacts to the road situations. A good driver anticipates crises and avoids them.How should you prepare a vehicle for driving under winter conditions?Driving in winter...

Administrator 09 Nov 2014 Hits:526 HSE

Read more

Protecting Your Eyes

There really isn't much to be said about protecting your eyes other than you would be foolish not to do so at all times while on the job. Eye protection devices have been used in the construction industries since 1910. While...

Administrator 06 Nov 2014 Hits:471 HSE

Read more

Safety Tips for Winter Walking

When the winter air is crisp and the ground is covered with snow, there’s nothing like taking a walk to enjoy the beauty of the season — and walking is one of the best ways to keep fit. On...

Administrator 09 Nov 2014 Hits:526 HSE

Read more

The "F" Word

that's right... Fabrication

Fabrication is a process that involves the construction of equipment / machines and structures from various raw materials. This normally involves welding, cutting, forming and machining to produce the final product.

Fabrication jobs usually start with General Arrangement (GA) drawings, which will assist in creation of the shop / fabrication drawings.
Read more...

Non Destructive Testing

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Hardness Testing - HT

The Brinell scale characterizes the indentation hardness of materials through the scale of penetration of an indenter, loaded on a material test-piece. The typical test uses a 10 mm diameter steel ball as an indenter with a 3,000 kgf (29 kN) force. For softer materials, a small...

Ultrasonic Testing - UT

In ultrasonic testing (UT), very short ultrasonic pulse-waves with center frequencies ranging from 0.1-15 MHz and occasionally up to 50 MHz are launched into materials to detect internal flaws or to characterize materials. The technique is also commonly used to determine the th...

Magnetic Particle - MP

The test object is magnatized. Magnetic powder is applied to the surface. The magnetic powder will accumulate in areas where the magnetic field emerges as a result of a surface or subsurface flaw.

Banner