We are independent & ad-supported. We may earn a commission for purchases made through our links.
Advertiser Disclosure
Our website is an independent, advertising-supported platform. We provide our content free of charge to our readers, and to keep it that way, we rely on revenue generated through advertisements and affiliate partnerships. This means that when you click on certain links on our site and make a purchase, we may earn a commission. Learn more.
How We Make Money
We sustain our operations through affiliate commissions and advertising. If you click on an affiliate link and make a purchase, we may receive a commission from the merchant at no additional cost to you. We also display advertisements on our website, which help generate revenue to support our work and keep our content free for readers. Our editorial team operates independently of our advertising and affiliate partnerships to ensure that our content remains unbiased and focused on providing you with the best information and recommendations based on thorough research and honest evaluations. To remain transparent, we’ve provided a list of our current affiliate partners here.

We are About Mechanics

Explore the mechanical world with AboutMechanics, your ultimate guide to understanding how things work and why they work that way. Our mission is simple: to arm you with the knowledge to fix, maintain, or simply understand mechanical systems, regardless of skill level or background.
40M
annual readers
500,000+
online community
Over 22 years
of trust
Our Values
our values

Explore, discover, learn

Accuracy and precision drive everything we do. Our team reviews each article to ensure its reliability and accuracy, drawing on the wisdom of seasoned industrial professionals and the latest research. Likewise, we value clarity and aim to make our content clear and easy to understand for everyone, whether a seasoned engineer or someone new to the field.
who we are

The team behind About Mechanics

Béatus Hoang

Béatus Hoang

Group General Manager

As the Group General Manager, Béatus brings over a decade of experience in organic growth, content marketing, and...
Johnny Slakva

Johnny Slakva

Engineering lead

Johnny earned his Master's in computer science from Donetsk National Technical University. When he's not working on...
Katy Rosen

Katy Rosen

Partnerships

Katy has been a About Mechanics partnerships manager since 2023, having transitioned from traditional advertising to...
Jason Ocampo

Jason Ocampo

Website Producer

Jason is a driven web developer and digital marketing specialist passionate about creating engaging online experiences....
editorial team

Our experts and editors

Margaret Lipman

Margaret Lipman

Writer and editor

With years of experience as an educator, Margaret Lipman produces thoughtful and informative content across a wide range...
Miles Almadrones

Miles Almadrones

Editor

Miles has been writing for About Mechanics since 2022, drawing from his background in last-mile logistics and his...
Lucy Maddox

Lucy Maddox

Editor

Lucy’s international upbringing in Hong Kong and love for literature have shaped her multifaceted background. She...
Annette Maxon

Annette Maxon

Editor

Annette Maxon is a freelance writer and jewelry professional living in Seattle, Washington. Never one to limit herself,...
Amanda Holland

Amanda Holland

Writer

With career experiences that have used both math and grammar, Amanda Holland is a freelance writer and About Mechanics...
Tiffany Park

Tiffany Park

Writer

As an education, health, and communications writer for About Mechanics, Tiffany Park is dedicated to improving...
Tricia Christensen

Tricia Christensen

Writer

With a Literature degree from Sonoma State University and years of experience as a About Mechanics contributor, Tricia...
Malcolm Tatum

Malcolm Tatum

Writer

Malcolm Tatum, a former teleconferencing industry professional, followed his passion for trivia, research, and writing...
Meet the rest of our writers
Fact Checking
vetted for accuracy

Editorial integrity

Today's mechanical systems have little margin for error, and our editorial standards are no different. Our editorial team evaluates every piece of information and references authoritative sources, industry manuals, and up-to-date research to ensure it's informative and reliable.
Learn more
Advertising
Partner With Us

Reach curious minds

At AboutMechanics, we select our partners with the same precision a master craftsman uses to choose their materials. We collaborate exclusively with brands that mirror our commitment to precision, expertise, and a genuine enthusiasm for mechanics. If these values speak to your brand, we'd love to hear from you.
Contact us
AboutMecahnics is the hub for all things mechanics. We explore the essentials of materials science, engineering processes, tools, and industrial practices so that you can gain the knowledge to troubleshoot or manage complex systems with ease.
Béatus Hoang

Béatus Hoang

Group General Manager

As the Group General Manager, Béatus brings over a decade of experience in organic growth, content marketing, and strategic partnerships to drive the publication's success. Committed to delivering informative, engaging content that resonates with readers, Béatus's data-driven approach and dedication to staying ahead of industry trends consistently provide high-quality content that establishes About Mechanics as a trusted source in the digital media landscape.
Johnny Slakva

Johnny Slakva

Engineering lead

Johnny earned his Master's in computer science from Donetsk National Technical University. When he's not working on websites, he enjoys playing guitar and going on hikes. Johnny has also shared his knowledge by teaching programming classes at a technical school.
Katy Rosen

Katy Rosen

Partnerships

Katy has been a About Mechanics partnerships manager since 2023, having transitioned from traditional advertising to affiliate and partnership marketing with a focus on sustainable D2C brands. She cultivates and sustains partner relationships across various industries, working to support the growth of brands of all sizes. In her free time, Katy enjoys skiing, painting in her kitchen, and spending time with her small dog sidekick.
Jason Ocampo

Jason Ocampo

Website Producer

Jason is a driven web developer and digital marketing specialist passionate about creating engaging online experiences. With a B.S. in Information Technology from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and seven years of experience, he has honed his skills in web development and digital marketing. Jason's strong work ethic, attention to detail, and adaptability enable him to deliver innovative, high-quality solutions.
About Mechanics, in your inbox

Our latest articles, guides, and more, delivered daily.

About Mechanics, in your inbox

Our latest articles, guides, and more, delivered daily.