October 8, 2022

The Story of Glass

At Homershams, we have been thinking about glass quite a lot lately.

Homershams manufacture conventional probes for glass furnaces and work with glass blowing artisans in temperature measurement and control.… Read more

October 9, 2022


Einstein teaches us that everything is relative.

When he postulated his General Theory of Relativity, he probably didn’t realise he was foreseeing a political future where truth was one of these relativitys.… Read more

October 9, 2022

Refrigeration Systems

This Homershams article begins with a brief description of the operation of a refrigeration system, and then in section 2 we examine some products that Homershams stock that are relevant to the industry.… Read more

October 9, 2022

Steam for Energy Transfer

When we think of steam or steam engines, we tend to imagine historical equipment, and while it’s true that the steam engine played a crucial role in the Industrial revolution, it’s as valid in 2017 as it was in 1880. At Homershams many of our customers are involved in steam generation and boiler mai… Read more

October 9, 2022


Writing the articles for the company newsletter is a labour of love.

I’m a nerd who loves engineering and often I’ll be reading something, and a concept will resonate with me. And so, I’ve been thinking about the word ‘resonance’ itself.… Read more

October 9, 2022

Summer Food Safety

With summer upon us, it’s time to start enjoying warmer weather. However as the weather warms up it becomes necessary to pay more attention to monitoring the temperature of food.

The two most crucial factors affecting food borne illnesses are:

*Food storage at correct temperature
*Cooking food correctl… Read more

October 9, 2022

The Body

“The body is the instrument of our hold on the world”
Simone de Beauvoir
Suppose you were working on a supply tender, in which the architect has included some really tough requirements.

“…….a liquid pump of 5 litres per minute continuous, with peaks of 20 litres per minute, that will

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October 9, 2022

Sound Level

Having a safe and comfortable work environment is not only prescribed in law, it makes good business sense.
NZ sound laws are based on industry Standards.… Read more

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