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Choosing the correct pressure gauge for an application can cause confusion. With all the different types, accuracies, scales, and connection sizes, how do you select one and what do they all mean?

Roller or brush? Natural or synthetic bristle? Which blend? With so many choices in paint applications, how do you find and use the right one? This guide will help select the correct paint brush, roller, and accessories for your jobs.

Buying a new water heater can be a pain. It doesn't have to be. Easily pick and purchase your new water heater by following Zoro's guide.

Pressure washers are integral for building and street maintenance — keeping surfaces clean, sanitary, and prepped. Pressure washers are available at many sizes, pressure levels, and with specific features for use at work or home. This guide will help select the correct pressure washer for your uses.

Unless you’re a trained electrician, you may not be too familiar with wire gauge, how it is determined, and why it is important. This guide is intended to provide you with that basic understanding.

With an array of numbers, letters, and dashes, trying to decipher the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) designations for plugs, connectors, and receptacles can be confusing. This guide will explain what they all mean for the most commonly used.

A machine taper, frequently referred to as a “drill sleeve,” is a means for securing toolholders or cutting tools in the spindle of a power tool or machine tool. A conical-shaped male member with a taper fits into the female socket, which has a matching taper at an equal angle.

Liquid level switches are used to regulate and monitor levels of free-flowing liquids within a confined space, and they're used to identify the point at which a liquid falls below a preset minimum or rises above a preset maximum level.

There are many types of water pumps, but to select the right pump for an HVAC system, you have to take into account some of the unique characteristics of the HVAC system itself.

Learn about the many different styles of nuts available to help you get the job done right. Zoro has the nuts and wrenches for all your fastening jobs.

From portable to direct-drive, CFM to PSI, here's your need-to-know information about the extremely versatile and useful air compressor.

Learn about the most commonly used types of concrete anchors. Rely on Zoro for fasteners, drills, bits, and more.