From Artificial Intelligence to Handcrafting: A Manufacturing Blog

  • Safety Guide for CNC Laser Cutting Without Protective Housing

    19 July 2017

    CNC lasers cutters make it possible to cut materials such as metal, wood and plastics with great accuracy and precision. Unlike with manual or mechanical cutting, these machines do not have to make physical contact with the materials being cut. Those operating laser cutters simply have to focus a powerful laser beam on the material being cut. But almost every work tool, piece of equipment or new technology used in the manufacturing world has a downside.

  • Advice on Water-Based Stains for Your Engraved Wood Signage

    10 July 2017

    Wood engraving refers to a letterpress printing and printmaking technique that has been used for many years. Today, business enterprises still rely on this method as a way of advertising and making their products known to the world. If you have chosen wood engraving for your firm's signage, it is important to protect it against elements of damage and corrosion. Water-based staining is a reliable and inexpensive way of doing this.

  • Avoid the following two ways of overloading your skip bin

    22 June 2017

    Are you planning on a thorough household clean-up exercise? Are you relocating to a new house or tackling a much anticipated renovation? By hiring a skip bin, you can take care of all the resulting waste. Skip bin hire guarantees you an effective way of disposing general rubbish, green waste, hard fill and even dangerous substances like asbestos. It's important to keep in mind that you cannot simply load the skip bin until it's overflowing.

  • Quality Control Tips to Ensure Effective Abrasive Blasting

    18 June 2017

    Abrasive blasting is a process commonly used for a wide variety of industrial applications to clean, smooth, roughen, soften, etch, or remove contaminants from a substrate. The quality of results, of course, vary from project to project, depending on the nature of the job and how it is carried out. Follow these tips to ensure you achieve the best results when you are working on a surface with abrasive blasters:

  • Three Factors You Should Consider Before Selecting Stainless Steel Street Furniture

    12 June 2017

    Street furniture can be made from a wide variety of materials, such as concrete, polyurethane, cast iron or stainless steel. Several factors must be considered when selecting any of those materials because not all of them will be suitable for every application. This article discusses the specific factors that you should consider before you select stainless steel street furniture.  The Desired Aesthetic Look closely at the space where you would like to install or use the street furniture that you want to buy.

  • All-in-One Guide to Understanding the Various Kinds of Perspex

    5 June 2017

    Perspex, commonly referred to as acrylic glass or acrylic, is a form of transparent thermoplastic manufactured and used as sheets. Some popular uses of Perspex include inking and coating or casting resins for cosmetic and decorative pieces. The material is also used by retail and wholesale vendors for product display. Ordinarily, acrylic actually has many advantages over ordinary glass. It is durable, shatter resistant and comes with some customised alternatives like resistance to ultra violet radiation.

  • The Heat Is On: The Advantages Of Choosing A Bespoke Barbecue Made By Steel Metal Fabricators

    28 May 2017

    A good barbecue is as integral to Australian cuisine as pie floaters and dubious beer, and any Aussie cook worth their salt will possess one. However, if you're in the market for a new barbecue you may quickly find yourself overwhelmed by all of the various models on offer -- especially when none of them are exactly what you need. There is, however, an alternative to endless nights trawling the internet for barbecue deals.

  • Pipe Bending Technology Explained

    22 February 2017

    Pipe fitting is a skilled job which usually takes a lengthy apprenticeship in order to learn all of the commonly used techniques. The skills required by pipe fitters to bend pipes can be applied to plumbing and gas engineering as well as ducting and air-conditioning. However, many of the bending processes and technologies used are common to all of these disciplines. DIY pipe fitting is often undertaken in Australia for plumbing, but it is often better to call upon a professional when pipes need to be fitted into small recesses and where awkward turns and junctions need to be accommodated with bends.