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  • Skip the Stress: Do You Need a Mobile Skip?

    Skips have been a staple on industrial and construction sites for a long time now.  They keep the place tidy and contain all your waste in one place ready for quick removal and disposal - and what's more, they're fairly cheap to hire and easy to transport.  However, while getting them up and onto transport trucks is not hard, per se, it can be a pain if you need to move it around frequently. [Read More]

  • Why Sandblasting Is an Ideal Abrasive Blasting Method for Preparing Concrete Surfaces

    Sandblasting is a surface preparation technique that involves accelerating a stream of high-speed sand particles against a surface, so as to shape it, give it a smooth or rough texture (or something in between), or remove contaminants from it. Sandblasting has so many applications in the construction world. Take a look at why it is highly favoured when it comes to blasting concrete surfaces.  It's versatile One of the main reasons why sandblasting is highly recommended by many concrete contractors is because the extent of blasting may vary from light cleaning to remove surface contaminants like rust, paint and scale; eroding a thin " [Read More]

  • How to Deal With Iron Staining on Stainless Steel Surfaces

    Stainless steel surfaces can develop rust spots if the stainless steel is exposed to harsh environments, such as saltwater, for extended durations. Those rust spots (iron stains) can cause the stainless steel to pit or have scour marks. This article discusses some of the solutions that you can try in order to remove those rust stains so that the stainless steel regains its attractive appearance. Use Cleaning Creams You can remove minor iron stains on stainless steel surfaces by applying a domestic cleaning cream on the affected area. [Read More]

  • Four Important Guidelines on Managing Your Concrete Cutting Project

    Concrete cutting is an essential process for your commercial property if you are planning on performing major structural modifications. Unfortunately, this task can be difficult and hazardous because the practice interferes with an established building or surface. Therefore, it is important to engage an expert concrete contractor for the project. Also, consider these simple guidelines for successful management of the concrete cutting work. Locate Concealed Materials There are necessary materials concealed by concrete construction in all commercial properties. [Read More]

  • Applications for High Frequency Electrical Induction

    Electrical induction is used in many applications, including welding, bending, heating and hardening processes. High frequency induction transfers energy at an efficient rate compared with lower frequency processes, and this means it is preferred in a number of industrial settings in Australia nowadays. Hardening High frequency electrical charges are induced in the process of induction hardening. A metalworking process, this procedure uses martensitic transformation in the metal itself to create a tougher and more durable layer in the metal. [Read More]

  • Top Reasons Why You Should Consider Using Aluminium Crates for Your Shipping Applications

    Shipping companies usually use crates for storage, handling and transportation of various goods. Crates come in different materials, including wood, plastic, steel and aluminium. If you are a newcomer in the shipping business, you will want to start off on the right foot. One way to do so is by using the right type of shipping crates. While each type of shipping crates offers a unique set of perks, here is a run-through of some key attributes that make the use of aluminium crates so widespread in the Australian shipping industry and many other parts of the world. [Read More]

  • How Laser Cutting Can Personalise Products to Great Effect

    Because laser cutting is so often used for high-precision manufacturing components and to make expensive architectural installations, it is all too easy to think that it has nothing to do with consumer products. However, one of the great things about the process is that it can be used to add a personal touch to all sorts of products and promotional items. For example, if you want to etch a message for a one-off occasion, such as a vase for a wedding anniversary, then you might like to consider just how well a computer-controlled laser cutting service can do the job for you. [Read More]

  • What Are the Upsides of Metal Roof Panels?

    The good thing about living in warm areas is that you can you can always enjoy many outdoor activities all year round. From picnics to swimming and surfing in the ocean, fun will be the order of the day. However, the problem begins when you are at home and need to spend some time indoors. The scorching sun heats up the roof, transferring most of that heat to your indoor air. [Read More]

  • The Various Environmental Advantages of Timber Salvaging

    Timber is one of the oldest and most widely used building materials in the Australian construction industry today. Because of this, it usually accounts for a significant percentage of the waste generated in many construction and demolition sites located across the country. The good news, however, is that uncontaminated wood waste can be salvaged and re-used for other purposes. Timber salvaging is a process that offers a lot of important benefits for the environment. [Read More]

  • Top Reasons Why New Building Owners Should Use Prefabricated Steel Products for Their Construction

    Metal fabricators use various metal materials, including steel and steel alloys, aluminium and aluminium alloys, copper and copper alloys, etc., to make an extensive range of products for use in building construction projects. But this piece will focus specifically on steel fabrication.  Steel fabrication is the manufacture of steel products through the use of fabrication techniques. New building owners can reap a lot of benefits by opting to build with prefabricated steel construction products, such as steel roofing trusses, steel roofing panels, steel window and door frames, steel piles, and the list goes on and on. [Read More]