4 Things You Should Never Do When Welding Plastic Pressure Pipes

28 August 2017
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HDPE (high-density polyethylene) pressure pipe sections can be joined onsite by butt-welding them. However, several precautions must be kept in mind during this field welding exercise in order to maintain the integrity of the pipe sections. This article discusses some of the things that you should never do when you are butt-welding HDPE pressure pipes outside a factory setting. Welding Different Diameter Pipes It is unwise for you to weld two pressure pipe sections whose internal and external diameters aren't the same. Read More 

How Careful Fabrication Can Avoid Rusting Issues with Stainless Steel

31 May 2017
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How can stainless steel rust? Isn't this an oxymoron? If you're involved in providing stainless steel products to consumers, you may wonder why you get some complaints along these lines. In truth, this could be due to a number of different causes and possibly part of the fabrication process itself. What could be the issue here and what is the answer? Grade Selection Firstly, it's important to make sure that the proper grade of stainless steel is used at all times. Read More 

4 Reasons You Should Consider Using Acrylic Display Cases Instead of Glass

8 May 2017
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If you need new display cases for your store, you should seriously consider using acrylic cases made by a plastic fabrication company instead of glass. Of course, glass is the traditional option, and it's the material that most people will instantly think of when they need new display cases. However, that doesn't necessary make it the superior choice – here are just four reasons why you should opt for acrylic instead. Read More 

The Versatile Material: Aluminium

30 March 2017
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Aluminium is a versatile metal which is used in all sorts of applications. Principally, this is because it possesses a low density. Essentially, this quality means that it is lightweight considering the amount of material that will be used in a particular application. In addition, aluminium has an extremely thin layer of oxides on its surface. This means that the problem of oxidisation, or rusting as it tends to be called, throughout the material is lessened. Read More 

Go Green: 3 Reasons to Use Recyclable Bottles for Your Product

27 March 2017
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Every day, the environment and climate change are more and more prominent in the media and in everyday life.  Whether you buy into the science or not, the market has spoken loudly - and it's the job of business owners to hear them speak, and react accordingly.  If you want to keep your customers engaged with your product as we move forward into a greener future, you'll need to make sure that as much of your business as possible is targeted for doing minimal environmental damage. Read More