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[ id;[blog-55]~title;5 Must-Have Tool Gifts for the Holiday Season 2022~url;ocs-academy-blogs/gift-buying-guide-holiday-season-2022~desc;Make holiday gift shopping easy this year with these 5 must-have tools from ohcanadasupply.ca!~date;12/2/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-and-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/69-gift-buying-guide-holiday-season-2022_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, december, diy, featured, gift guide, gifts, hand tools, holiday, must have, power tools, snow, tools shop equipment and storage], id;[blog54]~title;Seal the Deal with SKF Seals and Hub Caps~url;ocs-academy-blogs/seal-the-deal-with-SKF-seals-and-hub-caps~desc;Having the proper protection for your wheel bearings is key to keeping your fleet on the road! Find out how SFK seals and hub caps can help keep your wheel end assembly running smoothly, and ultimately save you time and money!~date;11/25/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;just-for-truckers~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/68-seal-the-deal-with-SKF-seals-and-hub-caps_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, bore tite, featured, hub cap, november, scots plus xl, scots seal, scots seal classic, skf hub caps, skf seals, wheel end assembly, wheel seal], id;[blog53]~title;Industrial Chucks, To Be Keyed or Not To Be~url;ocs-academy-blogs/industrial-chucks-to-be-keyed-or-not-to-be~desc;The concept of Jacobs’ keyed chuck is a vital part of all drill chuck technology, and it has been applied to a variety of applications, from the most advanced engineering, to that cordless drill you use for DIY projects.~date;11/18/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-and-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/67-industrial-chucks-to-be-keyed-or-not-to-be_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, adapt a drive chuck, arbor, ball bearing chucks, chuck keys, chucks, drill, drill chucks, featured, hand tite drill chucks, industrial keyed chucks, jacobs chucks, keyless chucks, november, tools], id;[blog52]~title;Feel the Heat~url;ocs-academy-blogs/mr-heater-feel-the-heat-in-winter~desc;With the cold weather approaching, make sure you stock up on these heaters to stay warm and beat the cold Canadian winter.~date;10/17/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-and-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/67-feel-the-heat_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, cold weather equipment, featured, heaters, kerosene, kerosene heaters, mrheater, november, propane heaters, winter essentials], id;[blog51]~title;Seal your Concrete with Ease using Chapin Sprayers~url;ocs-academy-blogs/seal-your-concrete-with-ease-using-chapin-sprayers~desc;Maintaining your concrete driveway or patio shouldn’t be a hassle, that’s why we carry a piece of simple-to-use equipment that can help keep your concrete looking brand new!~date;9/16/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;get-in-the-know-for-mro~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/65-chapin-concrete-sprayers_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[chapin, chapin sprayers, concrete, concrete care, concrete sealers, concrete sprayers, concrete workers, industrial sprayers, pro series sprayers, september], id;[blog50]~title;5 Must-Have products for this Winter Season~url;ocs-academy-blogs/5-must-have-products-for-this-winter-season~desc;Don’t let the winter months drag you down. Stock up on these winter essentials to stay safe and beat the cold winter months.~date;9/9/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-and-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/64-gear-up-for-winter_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, de icer, diy, featured, feet warmers, hand warmers, ice gripper, september, shovels, snow brush, winter, winter essentials], id;[blog49]~title;Stay Sharp with KDS Cutting Tools~url;ocs-academy-blogs/stay-sharp-with-KDS-cutting-tools~desc;While the folding or pocket knife is one of the most well-known knives out on the market, we should really be shifting our attention to an unsung hero of the workplace, retractable utility knives or box cutters.~date;8/19/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/63_stay-sharp-with-KDS-cutting-tools_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, august, box cutters, cutting tips, cutting tools, kds, kds cutting tools, safe cutting practices, safety, safety knives, safety tips, scrapers, utility knives], id;[blog48]~title;Chapin Makes Lawn Care Easy~url;ocs-academy-blogs/chapin-makes-lawn-care-easy~desc;When you’re busy in your backyard, you don’t want to be distracted by pesky weeds and other garden pests, and a fresh green yard is a perfect complement to any home. So why not make maintaining its weed-free status that much easier with Scotts weed and pest control, and Chapin’s line of home and garden sprayers.~date;8/12/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;get-in-the-know-for-mro~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/62_chapin-makes-lawn-care-easy_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, atv sprayers backpack sprayers, august, chapin, chapin sprayers, garden care, herbicides, industrial sprayers, lawn care, pesticides, pro series sprayers, roundup, trigger sprayers], id;[blog47]~title;Suit up for off-shore Safety with Mustang Survival~url;ocs-academy-blogs/suit-up-for-off-shore-safety~desc;We’re going to dive into our offering of Mustang Survival’s high-quality water safety gear. It’s important to be sure you have the right PFD’s and safety equipment handy before you head out on the water, and we’re here to help you suit up with gear for marine professionals and recreational water lovers alike.~date;8/11/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/61_suit-up-for-off-shore-safety_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, august, boating safety, buoyancy, floatation devices, marine equipment, mustang survival, pfd, water rescue, water safety], id;[blog46]~title;Wax, Rinse, and Repeat with 3M Automotive~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-detail-your-car-professionally-with-3M~desc;Car care is critical, and with 3M’s automotive line, it can be easy too! This time, we review the “details” of this extensive product line and how the pros use it to keep your car looking brand new.~date;8/10/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;crash-courses-in-automotive~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/60_how-to-detail-your-car-professionally-with-3M_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, august, auto detailing, automotive, car care, diy, exterior car cleaning, how to, how to cleaning chemicals, interior car cleaning], id;[blog45]~title;Shining a Light on Bayco Illumination Products~url;ocs-academy-blogs/what-bayco-light-should-you-use~desc;Not sure what kind of light you should be using? Read more to find out what Bayco lighting products is best for you.~date;7/6/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;lessons-in-lighting~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/59-bayco-illuminating-lights_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, extension cords, handheld flashlights, hands free flashlights, july, lighting, trouble lights, work lights], id;[blog44]~title;How To Jump Start Your Ride with Solar Booster Pacs~url;ocs-academy-blogs/jump-start-vehicle-with-solar-booster-pacs~desc;To survive a Canadian winter, you need to know that your car is going to start in the toughest conditions. Solar Booster Pac products are here to keep your vehicle on the road.~date;5/11/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-and-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/57-jump-start-vehicle-with-solar-booster-packs_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, automotive, battery booster packs and chargers, how to, jump starters, may, shop equipment and storage, tools], id;[blog43]~title;Repair Small Scale Scratch and Dent with Bondo~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-fix-small-scratches-and-dents-with-bondo~desc;Got a brand-new ding on your car, or an unsightly crack in your garage door? With 3M’s Bondo, these repairs are a breeze!~date;4/6/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;crash-courses-in-automotive~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/56-how-to-fix-small-scratches-and-dents-with-bondo_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, adhesives and sealants, april, auto body repair, automotive, car care, how to, putties], id;[blog42]~title;How BMP Erosion Control Products Keep Drinking Water Safe~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-erosion-control-products-work~desc;Erosion control is vital for protecting our water and sewer systems. Read more to find out how BMP’s line of inlet protection systems keeps our environment clean.~date;3/9/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/55-how-erosion-control-products-work_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, absorbent socks and booms, containment booms, leak diverters, march, portable spill container units, safety, spill control, spill kits], id;[blog41]~title;Repair Brake Lines with BrakeQuip~url;ocs-academy-blogs/repair-brake-lines-using-brakequip-brake-hoses-and-fittings~desc;These days, everything is about go, go, GO! But stopping is just as important. This time we discuss BrakeQuip’s brake lines and tubing.~date;2/23/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;hose-school~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/54-repair-brake-lines-using-brakequip_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, automotive hose, brake hose, february, hose accessories, hose and fittings, tube fittings], id;[blog40]~title;Safety Signs 101: Selecting Signage with Accuform~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-choose-a-safety-sign~desc;When it comes to Safety Signage material and size can mean everything. This time we cover the basics of selecting the proper safety sign for your application.~date;2/16/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;intro-to-signs~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/53-how-to-choose-a-safety-sign_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, february, how to, safety, signs], id;[blog39]~title;How Pulleys Work~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-pulleys-work~desc;Don’t let gravity get you down—use a pulley to lighten that load! This time, we talk about how pulley systems work and how they can make lifting loads that much easier.~date;2/9/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;modules-on-material-handling~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/52-how-pulleys-work_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, february, material handling, pulleys, rope, wire rope and fittings], id;[blog38]~title;How to Use Behringer Pipe Clamps~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-use-behringer-pipe-clamps~desc;This time we're clamping down on the facts about Behringer pipe clamps. These clamps can be used in several different applications from low-pressure lubrication and water systems to high-pressure hydraulic and process systems.~date;2/2/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;hose-school~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/51-how-to-use-behringer-pipe-clamps_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, behringer, february, hose and fittings, how to, tube and pipe clamps], id;[blog37]~title;Baffin Boots for Canadian Climates~url;ocs-academy-blogs/about-industrial-baffin-boots~desc;Baffin boots were created to provide protection against Canada’s uncompromising landscapes and rugged climate. This time we do a deeper dive into the many layers of Baffin boots.~date;1/26/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;world-of-work-wear~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/50-about-industrial-baffin-boots_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, boots and shoes, canadian made, footwear, january, rubber boots, winter boots, work wear], id;[blog36]~title;The Hydraulic System Made Easy with Anchor Fluid Power~url;ocs-academy-blogs/about-anchor-fluid-power-valves~desc;Hydraulic systems are an important part of our machines that run on a daily basis, and keeping the valves in top condition will help keep that happening. Find out how Anchor Fluid Power valves can save you time and money!~date;1/19/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;hose-school~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/49-about-anchor-fluid-power-valves_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, hose and fittings, january, valves, valves and accessories], id;[blog35]~title;Icicles on Your Roof? No Problem with Self-Regulating Cables!~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-self-regulating-heat-cables-protect-your-roof~desc;A cold snap can hit when you least expect it, so keep your roof ready with these Self-Regulating Cables from Pronghorn! Their easy installation keeps ice dams at bay, so you don’t have to worry about the real threat of water damage.~date;1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;elements-of-electrical~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/48-how-self-regulating-heat-cables-protect-your-roof_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, electrical, freeze protection and heating cables, january, winter products], id;[blog34]~title;Must-Have Items for Your Roadside Emergency Kit~url;ocs-academy-blogs/diy-roadside-emergency-kit~desc;Getting stranded on the side of the road is the last thing on anyone’s mind when they plan a road trip, but it’s best to always be prepared! That’s why this time we discuss the items that you should always have in your vehicle, just in case.~date;1/5/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/47_diy-roadside-emergency-kit_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, alarms, battery booster packs and chargers, booster cables, first aid kits, first aid supplies, january, safety, safety alarms and warnings, snow and ice removal, snow shovels], id;[blog33]~title;EZ Red Testers Makes Automotive Fluid Testing Easy!~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-use-ez-red-testers~desc;Making sure your windshield washer fluid, anti-freeze, and battery acid are at quality standards helps ensure your vehicle runs smoothly all winter long. The EZ Red Testers make testing these automotive fluids easy.~date;12/29/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;training-in-test-instruments-and-gau~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/46_ez-red-testers_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[automotive, diy, featured, how to, test and measurement, test instruments and gauges], id;[blog32]~title;Must-Have AGS Specialty Lubricants~url;ocs-academy-blogs/6-popular-AGS-specialty-lubricants~desc;AGS is an American-based company that has been around for over 85 years. This time we cover just a small selection of lubricants AGS has to offer.~date;12/22/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;lubrication-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/45_6-Must-Have-AGS-Specialty-Lubricants_instagram-post.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, december, greases, lock de icer, lubricant, lubricants and penetrants, lubrication, safety, winter essentials], id;[blog31]~title;Conquer Winter Roads with Trygg Tire Chains~url;ocs-academy-blogs/all-about-trygg-tire-chains~desc;In Canada, winter generally means a whole lot of ice and snow, and sometimes a set of winter tires just can’t cut it. That’s why Trygg designed a lineup of tires chains to help keep you on the road and out of trouble.~date;12/15/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;just-for-truckers~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/44_all-about-trygg-tire-chains_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, automotive, december, heavy duty fleet, tire chains, trucking], id;[blog30]~title;Clamp it with BAND-IT~url;ocs-academy-blogs/clamp-it-with-band-it~desc;From securing signs to lamp posts, to banding hydraulic hose in the shop, these clamps do it all. Tighten up and buckle down with BAND-IT’s line up of clamps and lock systems.~date;12/8/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;fastening-forums~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/43_clamp-it-with-band-it_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, cable, december, fastening, fastening hardware, wire and hose clamps], id;[blog29]~title;5 Tool Gift Ideas for The Holiday Season~url;ocs-academy-blogs/5-tool-gift-ideas-for-the-holiday-season~desc;Make holiday gift shopping easy this year with 5 must-have tools from ohcanadasupply.ca.~date;12/1/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-and-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/42_5-tool-gift-ideas-for-the-holiday-season_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, december, gift, gift ideas, holiday], id;[blog28]~title;Understanding Cold Weather Glove EN511 Standards~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-read-EN511-standards~desc;Winter can wreak havoc on our hands, especially when the temperature dips well below freezing. This time we discuss the way to find the right cold-weather glove for both you, and the job.~date;11/17/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/40-how-to-read-EN511-standards_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, cold weather gloves, gloves and hand protection, november, safety, winter products], id;[blog27]~title;Don’t Get Left in the Cold with the Brake Free Safety Bar~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-use-the-brake-free-safety-bar~desc;When it gets cold out your truck’s brakes risk the chance of freezing. The Brake Free Safety Bar is a handy tool that can help solve freezing problems! Read more to find out.~date;11/3/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;just-for-truckers~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/38-how-to-use-the-brake-free-safety-bar_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, heavy duty fleet, heavy duty fleet accessories, hub cap accessories, november], id;[blog26]~title;Keep Your Hands Conditioned with Joe’s Hand Cleaners~url;ocs-academy-blogs/about-joes-hand-cleaners~desc;Joe’s Hand Cleaners help to keep your hands clean, moisturized, and smelling great! How does Joe’s Hand Cleaners do this? Read more to find out.~date;10/27/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;classes-in-cleaning~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/37-about-joes-hand-cleaners_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, cleaning, hand soap, october, personal care products], id;[blog25]~title;Stay HELLA Safe on the Roads!~url;ocs-academy-blogs/stay-HELLA-safe-on-the-roads~desc;No matter the weather, HELLA Automotive leads the way in lighting solutions for your vehicle. Find out the benefits of this great product line.~date;10/20/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;just-for-truckers~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/36-stay-HELLA-safe-on-the-roads_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, heavy duty fleet, heavy duty truck horns, lighting, october, relays], id;[blog24]~title;Chemical Resistant Glove Standards Explained~url;ocs-academy-blogs/chemical-resistant-glove-standards-explained~desc;Understanding chemical resistant glove standards helps to ensure that you are selecting the right glove for your application. Here we discuss some of the recent chemical resistant glove standard updates.~date;10/13/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/35-chemical-resistant-glove-standards-explained_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, chemical resistant gloves, gloves and hand protection, october, safety], id;[blog23]~title;What is a Chamois?~url;ocs-academy-blogs/what-is-a-chamois-and-how-to-use~desc;Whether you’re cleaning up your prized muscle car for the summer or just wiping down the dust on your Jeep, the chamois is the perfect addition to any auto detailing task. This time we discuss the ultra-absorbent drying power of this all-natural cloth.~date;10/6/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;crash-courses-in-automotive~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/34-what-is-a-chamois-and-how-to-use_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, automotive, car care, exterior car cleaning, october], id;[blog22]~title;The Riveting World of Marson Rivet Tools~url;ocs-academy-blogs/about-rivet-tools-and-fastening~desc;This time we are having a look at some of the wonderful fastening products from Marson. Specifically, blind rivets and the tools you need to work with them.~date;9/29/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;fastening-forums~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/33-about-marson-rivet-tools-and-fastening_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, air riveters, fastening, hand rivet tools, pneumatic tools, pneumatics, rivets, september, tools shop equipment and storage], id;[blog21]~title;Keeping an Eye on Eye Protection with 3M~url;ocs-academy-blogs/keep-your-eyesight-safe~desc;You can barely see when eye injuries are about to happen, this is why 3M offers a wide selection of safety eyewear to prevent damages to your eyes.~date;9/22/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/32-keep-your-eyesight-safe_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, eye protection, protective eyewear accessories, safety, september], id;[blog20]~title;Say Good-Bye to Blind Spots with West Coast Mirrors~url;ocs-academy-blogs/eliminate-blind-spots-with-west-coast-mirrors~desc;Road safety applies to everyone, but having visibility on the road becomes especially challenging in a big rig. Find out how Cham-Cal mirrors can help you when you’re on the road.~date;9/15/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;just-for-truckers~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/31_eliminate-blind-spots-with-west-coast-mirrors_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, automotive, heavy duty fleet, mirrors, september], id;[blog19]~title;Irwin Circular Saw Blades a Cut Above the Rest~url;ocs-academy-blogs/about-irwin-circular-saw-blades~desc;One of the most important tools in a worker’s inventory is a good saw blade, and Irwin’s got you covered. Today we discuss the different features that make these blades a cut above the rest.~date;9/8/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-and-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/30-irwin-circular-saw-blades_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, blades, circular saw blades, power tools, september, tools shop equipment and storage], id;[blog18]~title;Keep Your Batteries Protected with Attwood~url;ocs-academy-blogs/keep-batteries-protected-with-attwood~desc;No one wants a damaged battery, that’s why Attwood battery boxes are the perfect solution to keep your batteries protected and away from the elements.~date;9/1/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;crash-courses-in-automotive~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/29-keep-batteries-protected-with-attwood_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, automotive, automotive accessories, september, trailer and towing], id;[blog17]~title;How to Choose Heat Resistant Gloves~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-choose-heat-resistant-gloves~desc;Heat resistant gloves provide protection from dangerously hot environments and objects. This time we discuss how to choose the right pair of heat resistant gloves, and what those heat ratings mean.~date;8/25/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/28-how-to-choose-heat-resistant-gloves_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, august, gloves and hand protection, heat resistant gloves, how to, safety], id;[blog16]~title;Prevent Hose Whipping with Hose Whips~url;ocs-academy-blogs/prevent-hose-whipping-with-hose-whips~desc;When a hose fails, the last thing you want is for your equipment, or your employees, to be put at risk. This time, we discuss the safety benefits of having a whip check properly installed on your air hose system.~date;8/18/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;hose-school~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/27-prevent-hose-whipping-with-hose-whips_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, august, hose and fittings, how to, industrial fittings, tooling], id;[blog15]~title;Prevent Arc Eye with AGO~url;ocs-academy-blogs/prevent-arc-eye-with-welding-screens~desc;Ever heard of “Arc Eye”? Well, read this blog to learn more about what arc eye is and how AGO welding screens can help prevent it.~date;8/11/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;wonders-of-welding~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/26-prevent-arc-eye-with-welding-screens_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, august, welding, welding protection, welding screens and blankets], id;[blog14]~title;Intro to Black Iron Pipe Fittings~url;ocs-academy-blogs/intro-to-black-iron-pipe-fittings~desc;While the black iron pipe is used for many applications, including air, water, oil, and gas. In Canada it’s most commonly used for natural gas and propane… but why?~date;8/4/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;hose-school~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/25-intro-to-black-iron-pipe-fittings_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, adapters, august, hose and fittings, hydraulic fittings], id;[blog13]~title;Road Safety and Load Signs~url;ocs-academy-blogs/road-safety-and-load-signs~desc;Load signs help keep our roads, and our drivers safe, but with tons of different options how do you know what sign is meant for you? This time we cover a range of sign types and some road regulations.~date;7/28/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/24-road-safety-and-oversize-load-signs_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, july, safety, traffic safety, vehicle load and towing light bars], id;[blog12]~title;Repair Automotive Fuel Hoses with BrakeQuip~url;ocs-academy-blogs/repair-fuel-hose-with-brakequip~desc;What keeps us going? Fuel! This article discusses the signs of fuel hose wear and the parts and procedures you need to repair or replace a leaky line, all with the help of BrakeQuip FuelFlex.~date;7/21/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;hose-school~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/23-repair-fuel-hose-with-brakequip_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, automotive, automotive hose, fuel hose, hose accessories, hose and fittings, july, tube fittings], id;[blog11]~title;Roughneck Containment Berms, and Environmental Protection~url;ocs-academy-blogs/about-containment-berms~desc;Containment berms are a great tool to have on hand in case of an emergency. Learn more about the importance of berms in this post!~date;7/14/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/22-roughneck-containment-berms_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, berms, july, portable spill containment units, safety, spill control], id;[blog10]~title;TruFuel, Take the Guess Work Out of Oil to Fuel Ratios~url;ocs-academy-blogs/trufuel-for-2-stroke-engines-a-simple-choice~desc;TruFuel helps to simplify oil to fuel ratios and the winterization of your power equipment. Find out how to make your small equipment engines run better, longer, and with less hassle all with TruFuel!~date;7/7/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;crash-courses-in-automotive~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/21-trufuel-for-2-stroke-engines-a-simple-choice_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, automotive, fluids additives and chemicals, fuel system additives, july], id;[blog9]~title;Polyethylene Film, More Than Just Paint Supplies~url;ocs-academy-blogs/uses-for-polyethylene-film~desc;Ever wonder what Polyethylene films are good for? In this post, we discuss the multiple uses of poly sheeting, and we'll even mention the versatile plastic that this great product is made of.~date;6/30/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;painters-corner~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/20-uses-for-polyethylene-film_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, all paint supplies, june, paint and paint supplies], id;[blog8]~title;What are Diamond Saw Blades?~url;ocs-academy-blogs/what-are-diamond-saw-blades~desc;In this post, we discuss the different types of Norton Diamond Saw Blades and how they can cut your work time in half. Choosing the right blade might be difficult, but with our handy tips, you’ll be sawing with ease in no time!~date;6/23/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/19-what-are-norton-diamond-saw-blades_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, blades, hand tools, how to, june, saws, tools shop equipment and storage], id;[blog7]~title;Lock it or Lose it with Trimax~url;ocs-academy-blogs/stay-locked-with-trimax~desc;No matter how safe you think your neighborhood is, theft can happen in seconds if your property isn’t secure. Security is important, especially when you have valuable equipment or vehicles you want to keep safe. That’s why locks from Trimax are crucial.~date;6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;segments-on-security~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/18-stay-locked-with-trimax_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, heavy duty fleet, june, locks, padlocks, towing and hitch products, wheel locks], id;[blog6]~title;Screw and Bolt Extraction Made Easy~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-use-screw-and-bolt-extractors~desc;This time we will be getting a grip on bolt and screw extraction with Hanson's line of bolt extractors, Proto's line of screw extractors, and Viking's line of screw/pipe extractors. We will discuss how to quickly and easily remove even the most stubborn bolts and screws.~date;6/9/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/17-hanson-screw-and-bolt-extractors_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, diy, drilling accessories, how to, june, power tools, screw and bolt extractors, tools shop equipment and storage], id;[blog5]~title;Glue Whatever and Bond Forever with Amazing GOOP~url;ocs-academy-blogs/glue-whatever-and-bond-forever-with-amazing-goop~desc;Looking for a solution to hold that piece of glass, plastic, or metal back together? Amazing GOOP is your solution. Learn what Amazing GOOP can do for you~date;6/2/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;adhesives-sealants-and-tapes-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/16-glue-whatever-with-amazing-goop_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, adhesives and cements, adhesives sealants and tape, diy, how to, june], id;[blog4]~title;Why Wheel Chocks are Important~url;ocs-academy-blogs/why-wheel-chocks-are-important~desc;Wheel chocks can help ensure that your vehicle doesn’t roll away while it is parked. They provide an extra layer of safety during maintenance and inspections. Here you can learn more about choosing the correct wheel chock, placing a chock, and the chocks we have available here at ohcanadasupply.ca.~date;4/28/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;modules-on-material-handling~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/11_wheel-chocks-guide-blog_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, april, dock equipment, material handling, safety, wheel chocks], id;[blog3]~title;Which Bernzomatic Torch Should You Use for Your Next Project?~url;ocs-academy-blogs/which-bernzomatic-torch-should-you-use~desc;Bernzomatic is a user-friendly supplier for torches, fuel cylinders, and more! Their products are used by both professionals and DIYers alike. Interested in learning which torch is best for your application, components of a torch, or how to safely use a Bernzomatic torch? Well, read more to find out!~date;4/14/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;wonders-of-welding~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/10-bernzomatic-torches_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, april, butane soldering tools, soldering tools, tools shop equipment and storage, torches and accessories, welding, welding torch accessories, welding torch kits], id;[blog2]~title;Hose Assembly Guide: What does S.T.A.M.P.E.D Stand for?~url;ocs-academy-blogs/what-does-stamped-stand-for-in-hose-assembly~desc;Whenever you’re looking at getting a hose assembly built, remember S.T.A.M.P.E.D.! By using the acronym “S.T.A.M.P.E.D.” you can be sure that the hose you get meets your application criteria. Interested in know what it stands for? Read more to find out!~date;1/16/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;hose-school~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/07-hose-assemblies-with-stamped_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, hose and fittings, hose assembly, january], id;[blog1]~title;What are Gabriel Shock Absorbers?~url;ocs-academy-blogs/what-are-gabriel-shock-absorbers~desc;Shock absorbers play an important role in a vehicles’ suspension system. But how? And what are shock absorbers? Learn about how shock absorbers work, when to replace them, our selection of Gabriel shock absorbers, and more.~date;10/30/2020 12:00:00 AM~category;crash-course-in-automotive~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/04-gabriel-shock-absorber_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2020, automotive, automotive parts, october, shock absorber, shock and struts, shocks]]

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Blog Array: [ id;[blog-55], title;5 Must-Have Tool Gifts for the Holiday Season 2022, url;ocs-academy-blogs/gift-buying-guide-holiday-season-2022, desc;Make holiday gift shopping easy this year with these 5 must-have tools from ohcanadasupply.ca!, date;12/2/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;tools-and-equipment-101, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/69-gift-buying-guide-holiday-season-2022_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, december, diy, featured, gift guide, gifts, hand tools, holiday, must have, power tools, snow, tools shop equipment and storage]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog54], title;Seal the Deal with SKF Seals and Hub Caps, url;ocs-academy-blogs/seal-the-deal-with-SKF-seals-and-hub-caps, desc;Having the proper protection for your wheel bearings is key to keeping your fleet on the road! Find out how SFK seals and hub caps can help keep your wheel end assembly running smoothly, and ultimately save you time and money!, date;11/25/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;just-for-truckers, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/68-seal-the-deal-with-SKF-seals-and-hub-caps_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, bore tite, featured, hub cap, november, scots plus xl, scots seal, scots seal classic, skf hub caps, skf seals, wheel end assembly, wheel seal]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog53], title;Industrial Chucks, To Be Keyed or Not To Be, url;ocs-academy-blogs/industrial-chucks-to-be-keyed-or-not-to-be, desc;The concept of Jacobs’ keyed chuck is a vital part of all drill chuck technology, and it has been applied to a variety of applications, from the most advanced engineering, to that cordless drill you use for DIY projects., date;11/18/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;tools-and-equipment-101, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/67-industrial-chucks-to-be-keyed-or-not-to-be_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, adapt a drive chuck, arbor, ball bearing chucks, chuck keys, chucks, drill, drill chucks, featured, hand tite drill chucks, industrial keyed chucks, jacobs chucks, keyless chucks, november, tools]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog52], title;Feel the Heat, url;ocs-academy-blogs/mr-heater-feel-the-heat-in-winter, desc;With the cold weather approaching, make sure you stock up on these heaters to stay warm and beat the cold Canadian winter., date;10/17/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;tools-and-equipment-101, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/67-feel-the-heat_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, cold weather equipment, featured, heaters, kerosene, kerosene heaters, mrheater, november, propane heaters, winter essentials]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog51], title;Seal your Concrete with Ease using Chapin Sprayers, url;ocs-academy-blogs/seal-your-concrete-with-ease-using-chapin-sprayers, desc;Maintaining your concrete driveway or patio shouldn’t be a hassle, that’s why we carry a piece of simple-to-use equipment that can help keep your concrete looking brand new!, date;9/16/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;get-in-the-know-for-mro, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/65-chapin-concrete-sprayers_featured.webp], type;, tags;[chapin, chapin sprayers, concrete, concrete care, concrete sealers, concrete sprayers, concrete workers, industrial sprayers, pro series sprayers, september]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog50], title;5 Must-Have products for this Winter Season, url;ocs-academy-blogs/5-must-have-products-for-this-winter-season, desc;Don’t let the winter months drag you down. Stock up on these winter essentials to stay safe and beat the cold winter months., date;9/9/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;tools-and-equipment-101, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/64-gear-up-for-winter_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, de icer, diy, featured, feet warmers, hand warmers, ice gripper, september, shovels, snow brush, winter, winter essentials]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog49], title;Stay Sharp with KDS Cutting Tools, url;ocs-academy-blogs/stay-sharp-with-KDS-cutting-tools, desc;While the folding or pocket knife is one of the most well-known knives out on the market, we should really be shifting our attention to an unsung hero of the workplace, retractable utility knives or box cutters., date;8/19/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;tools-equipment-101, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/63_stay-sharp-with-KDS-cutting-tools_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, august, box cutters, cutting tips, cutting tools, kds, kds cutting tools, safe cutting practices, safety, safety knives, safety tips, scrapers, utility knives]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog48], title;Chapin Makes Lawn Care Easy, url;ocs-academy-blogs/chapin-makes-lawn-care-easy, desc;When you’re busy in your backyard, you don’t want to be distracted by pesky weeds and other garden pests, and a fresh green yard is a perfect complement to any home. So why not make maintaining its weed-free status that much easier with Scotts weed and pest control, and Chapin’s line of home and garden sprayers., date;8/12/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;get-in-the-know-for-mro, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/62_chapin-makes-lawn-care-easy_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, atv sprayers backpack sprayers, august, chapin, chapin sprayers, garden care, herbicides, industrial sprayers, lawn care, pesticides, pro series sprayers, roundup, trigger sprayers]]