What to Look for in a Compressor Hire

26 January 2019
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As a small contractor and construction business owner you will need to use equipment hire from time to time. The issue is finding the right equipment hire for all your needs. One of the major needs that many small contractors have is needing to use compressors. If you are looking for the right business to work with, here are some key things to look for in a compressor hire. Large Compressor Stock  Read More 

Two safety precautions that should be taken when making bronze castings in a manufacturing facility

4 June 2018
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There are a number of safety precautions that should be taken when making bronze castings in a manufacturing facility. Read on to find out what these precautions are. Minimise the inhalation of potentially harmful particles Bronze is a copper alloy; as such, whilst copper serves as the main component of virtually all bronze products, they may also contain other metals, such as manganese, aluminium and tin. When a bronze casting is being sculpted, cut or engraved with powerful machinery in a manufacturing facility, there is a risk that some of the other metal particles within the casting may become airborne. Read More 

Choose a Powder Coating Finish for Your Products

24 January 2018
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What final coating do you apply to your products? Whether you are working in the automotive industry, furniture production, or IT, almost every product is finished by applying a final layer to the surface. Paint is an obvious example of a surface coating, but is it really the best option? Choosing powder coating as the finishing layer on your products can offer you much greater control over production and provide you with a product that has a longer service life. Read More 

Liquid Paint Vs. Powdercoating

2 October 2017
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If you need to apply a finish to the goods produced in your manufacturing plant, you may be trying to decide between using liquid paint or a powdercoating. Although liquid paint has traditionally been sprayed onto products to create the desired finish, in recent years, powder coating has become increasingly popular. The powder is made using a mix of coloured pigments and a fine resin. When the powder is applied to a metal surface the particles in the powder are electrostatically charged, this charge bonds the powder to the surface. Read More 

How to Make a Rocket from Recycled Plastic Bottles

25 January 2017
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The latest craze sweeping school yards are plastic bottle rockets. These rockets can really fly and are often used by teachers for science projects. So, how do you go about making a rocket from recycled plastic bottles? Here's how. What you will need 3 large plastic bottles craft knife 1 sheet of foam core epoxy glue marker pens shipping tape spray paint How to do it Remove all labels from the bottles, if necessary. Read More