Three Factors That Affect Metal Cutting Tool Life

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Inexperienced metal fabricators may wonder why their metal cutting tools wear out much faster than similar tools that are used by experienced fabricators. This article discusses the factors that determine how quickly a cutting tool will wear out. Use this information to design a metal cutting plan in order to minimise the impact of the forces that cause premature tool wear.  Adhesion Wear Adhesion wear refers to the wear that results when microscopic fragments of a work-piece become welded onto the cutting tool when high temperatures are generated during the cutting process.

30 June 2017

The Many Benefits Of PVC Doors And Strip Curtains

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

PVC doors offer a versatile, affordable and robust way to protect and access your property. Whether you are replacing your existing PVC door or you are choosing PVC for the first time, there are many benefits to choosing this revolutionary material for your home or business.  A Weatherproof Solution PVC doors are possibly the most weatherproof doors you can buy on the domestic door market. They are able to withstand all the elements throw at them throughout the year, and they are able to keep chills and draughts out thanks to the sealing gaskets fitted around the entire frame of the door.

27 June 2017

Where You Can Find Free or Cheap Salvaged Timber

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Reusing timber bought from salvage yards is a nice way to reduce the amount of timber waste that may be destined for the landfills. But contrary to what some people might think, timber salvage yards are not the only source of salvaged timber — there are numerous places where this type of timber can be found. If you need to source salvaged timber for a particular DIY project, read on to find out where you can get free or cheap supplies.

27 June 2017

How to Make a Repeating Pattern on a Piece of Sheet Metal

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Repetitive patterns on a piece of sheet metal can be beautiful and eye catching. Patterned pieces of sheet metal can work as ceiling tiles, kitchen splashbacks, metal wall paneling or in a range of other applications. However, you may be wondering how to get a consistent pattern on your sheet metal. Here are some ideas to explore: 1. Use a Pattern Feature on Your Software If you are using software to design your sheet metal, you may want to look for a pattern feature.

25 June 2017

Why You Need Welded Wire Fencing for Your Property

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Fencing is an excellent way to enhance the security as well as the privacy of your property. However, there are several fencing options in the markets, so getting familiar with them will help you get the most suitable option for your property. Wire fencing is among the options you will come across. Chain link and welded wire fencing are some of the common types of wire fencing. The main difference between chain link and welded wire fencing is their construction.

23 June 2017

You Can Now Easily Choose the Right Concrete Saw for Your Project with These Tips

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

Whether it's for home improvement projects or for commercial or industrial use, concrete saws are some of the essential equipment you may want to purchase. However, different concrete saws are uniquely suited for specific applications. Therefore, for you to narrow down your options and find the perfect concrete saw for your needs, you need to understand finer points of concrete saws. These tips will get you the right concrete saws for your project.

23 June 2017

The Benefits of Using Induction Bending Process

Industrial & Manufacturing Blog

A wide range of pipe bending processes exists in the industry today. Some of the methods used include press bending, rotary draw bending, roll bending, packing, bending springs, and induction bending process. The nature of method used has a great effect on the quality of the pipe bends produced in the process. For this reason, induction bending process has proven to be one of the best methods to bend pipes.

20 June 2017