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How To Avoid Stainless Steel Contamination

11 May 2016

Stainless steel contamination occurs when the thin passive film on the surface of the metal is permanently damaged, resulting in corrosion.  This surface contamination not only negatively impacts the aesthetics of the steel but can also affect its performance, so avoidance should always be a primary objective. There are many possible sources of stainless steel Read More

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How To Choose The Right Finish For Your Steelwork

25 October 2015

Metal finishing is a surface treatment that alters the properties of steel products and there are many different types of finishing processes that fulfil a variety of functions, both practical and aesthetic. Steelwork can be brushed, patterned, electroplated, coloured, painted, buffed, powder coated, dipped, polished and patterned (amongst other finishing processes) – all of which Read More

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Posted in Fabricated Steel, General

How To Minimise Waste In Sheet Metal Fabrication

25 September 2015

Reducing waste is a key business imperative for organisations involved in the steel and metal fabrication industries. Waste represents a tangible loss of resources which translates into increased costs and lost revenue, so whether it’s minimising wasted materials or keeping a lid on unnecessary consumption of energy or water, every step of the manufacturing process Read More

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Five Safety Tips For Your Steel Fabrication Business

5 September 2015

Any steel fabrication company worth their mettle understands the importance of workplace safety. Maintaining a safe working environment is obviously important from a health and welfare perspective and it’s imperative to take all practical steps to minimise the risk of injury to personnel on site, but there are many other issues that are affected by Read More

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Five Things To Look For In Your Steel Fabricator

6 August 2015

Steel fabrication isn’t only the domain of heavy industrial projects, it’s a process that touches everyday lives in a myriad different ways without people even realising it. Just about every structure involves some type of steel fabrication whereby the metal has been formed, bent, sawn, cut, sheared, stamped or welded into shape – and this Read More

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