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Top 5 Unusual Brush Applications

 

People Use a Brush for THAT?!

 

You’ve seen paint brushes and grill brushes, snow brushes and hair brushes… but there is a whole world out there filled with people, items and devices that make use of just the right kind of brush to get their designated jobs done properly. Here are a few examples of some of the most unique brush applications we have seen here at Precision Brush!

 

Space: All sorts of equipment used by people and machines working in space require brushes, from cleaning brushes to door seal brushes, but did you know that NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity made use of a dust removal wire-bristle brush to clear off some of the areas it was examining?

 

ATMs: ATMs use antistatic brushes to protect the internal machinery from outside contaminants when you insert your debit card.

 

Surgery: Have you heard of “scrubbing in?” This is what surgeons must do before entering the surgery room. There are specialized surgical scrub brushes that are designed to remove dirt from the hands, even under the fingernails.

 

Casinos: Professional casino table brushes are used to clean the felted game tables, removing debris without scratching or damaging the felt.

 

Art: Right now you might be thinking, “Wait a minute… how is art a strange brush application?” Imagine this: We once created an artist brush for an artist who wanted the brush to be able to hold a great deal of paint so he could make one, huge nonstop brush stroke. He put the canvas on the floor and made a support system so he could hover over the canvas (approximately 10 x 10 feet in size). Wow!

 

Brushes are everywhere, helping us work and live and create. If you need a custom brush or brush set created for your business or hobby, call on your friendly local brush manufacturers today!

 

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Choose a Brush Company That Takes the High Road

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February 17, 2021 Category: General

Precision Brush Makes “Doing the Right Thing” a Priority There are lots of things that go into making Precision Brush a leader in brush manufacturing as well as a great place to work. One of them is a core value we hold that we call “taking the high road.” We are changing the world one brush, one customer, one vendor, one employee at a time. Taking the high road is about “doing right” by our customers, our vendors, and each other at every turn. The old adage about treating others how you’d like to be treated comes to mind. In terms of custom brush manufacturing, this manifests in examples such as: Correcting problems promptly with respect and attentiveness Remaining open to suggestions on how we can improve Creating a work environment where employees respond kindly and proactively to challenging work situations or personalities Taking time and care to do our jobs to the best of our ability each and every day Our employees, customers, and vendors come from a variety of diverse backgrounds, but regardless of our upbringing or place on the map, we all have an internal compass that helps us know how to “just do the right thing.” And that’s the place we operate from at Precision Brush. Whether we’re on the job dealing with a challenging work order or a coworker who is having a tough time… whether we need to replace a product for a customer or navigate a delivery mishap with a vendor… we take the hi

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January 12, 2021 Category: General, Brushes

White vs. Natural Filament What’s the Difference? Which Filament Do You Need? If your specific application requires a brush that stays clean, we recommend using a white or natural filament so you can easily see when cleaning is needed. Either of these filaments will more easily show dirt, ink, or contaminant buildup than black filament can in most cases.  Whether in a food application, a print application, or another situation where brush cleanliness is required, these brushes empower operators to easily assess the state of a given brush. White and natural filaments make it easier to detect contaminants, and they’re easier to clean as well. But what’s the difference between natural and white filament? Why might you select one over the other? Natural Filament – Not to be confused with natural animal-hair brushes, these brush filaments are typically nylon, polypropylene, or synthetic resin absent of any color. Often times, natural filaments appear white. Other times, they appear clear or transparent. Sometimes they appear to be almost yellowish. Final coloration depends on the processing and the raw material used in filament creation.  Color can vary from order to order, or sometimes even within the same order depending on the selection of raw materials available. These brushes are used much more often than white filament brushes, such as in industrial applications where a pure white is not essential. White Filament – If you specif

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