Monthly Archives: "May, 2018"

What Are The Advantages of Powder Coating Over Paint?
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Wet painting is a traditional method of finishing a product by spraying pigment from either a water or solvent based paint on to the outer surface. It's a method that's commonly used when spraying cars and for larger, heavier items. However, if you're looking for a superior finish to your metal product then powder coating is a great alternative to wet painting. Many of the common issues associated with traditonal wet painting are minimised or eliminated by powder coating. In...

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Why Would You Use Stainless Steel Bollards?
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You don't have to travel far within cities to see stainless steel bollards – such is their versatility that they can be used for a variety of reasons. Compared to traditional concrete bollards they are stronger, more versatile, functional, and even more beautiful – yes, we did say beautiful! What's more they fit effortlessly into the design of modern cities and infrastructures. Huge advancements have been made in steel which means that nowadays architects are able to use bollards...

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What’s The Difference Between Welding and Soldering?
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One of the questions that we're often asked is “What is the difference between welding and soldering?” Welding and soldering are two terms in the sheet metal industry that are often used interchangeably. They're both methods used to join two pieces of metal together but their process and sub techniques are quite different, so don't mix them up! The main difference between welding and soldering lies in the melting. When metal fabricators are welding they melt the base metal; but when...

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4 Tips To Prevent Your Steel From Corroding
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Steel is an extremely popular material and is used widely in construction, infrastructure, and transportation. In fact wherever you look around you, you're sure to see steel. The one downside of steel, however, is that if it's not looked after properly it can quickly corrode. As a leading steel fabricator in Brisbane, we've got plenty of experience with steel corrosion and its prevention, so we've put together 4 tips to help you care for your steel and to protect...

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