Monthly Archives: "September, 2016"

The Benefits Of Using Galvanised Steel In Security
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In a world where criminal activity is a constant threat, it pays to be as security conscious as you possibly can; and when it comes to protecting properties and possessions, galvanised steel remains the top choice for security purposes. Galvanised steel, in case you're unsure, is steel that's been strengthened by galvanisation. This process is a chemical one which involves passing steel through a molten zinc bath which is kept at a temperature of around 860º F. After this the...

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The Benefits Of Using Galvanised Steel In Security
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In a world where criminal activity is a constant threat, it pays to be as security conscious as you possibly can; and when it comes to protecting properties and possessions, galvanised steel remains the top choice for security purposes. Galvanised steel, in case you're unsure, is steel that's been strengthened by galvanisation. This process is a chemical one which involves passing steel through a molten zinc bath which is kept at a temperature of around 860º F. After this the...

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Understanding Metal Alloys
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Although metals are useful they're not always perfect for the job we want them to do. For instance, iron, is extremely strong but it can also be brittle and when it's exposed to damp air it can also rust. Another example is aluminium. It's a lightweight metal, but in its pure form it can be too soft and weak to be much use for anything. This is why the majority of 'metals' that we use in our everyday lives...

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How To Know What Metal To Use
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One of the questions we often get asked from customers is what is the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The answer is really quite simple in that ferrous metal contains iron and non-ferrous metal doesn't, although ferrous metals may have small amounts of other metals added to give it the required properties. As a result both types of metals have different uses, which you need to be aware of when planning your next project. Ferrous metals Ferrous metals such as...

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The Benefits Of Stainless Steel Handrails Over Other Materials
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Stainless steel is a highly versatile metal that's used in a wide variety of purposes. From construction and manufacture through to bespoke art-work, stainless steel is as aesthetically beautiful as it is practical. One of the major uses of this material is for handrails on staircases and not without good reason. Here are 5 major benefits that place it head and shoulders above other materials. Durability One of the most important factors for any material used in the creation of staircase...

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5 Persuasive Reasons To Recycle Your Metal
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It's often far easier to simply throw away any unwanted cans or metal-based waste but there are a wide range of reasons why we should look at recycling our metal waste. Reducing emissions Did you know that in order to turn recycled aluminium into other products, the process uses just 5% of the emissions needed to make aluminium from scratch? Carbon dioxide emissions for example are huge when transforming the amount of thermite needed to make a sufficient amount of aluminium....

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