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The Anodizing Process - Explained!

Thursday, 17th of January 2019

You may or may not be aware that aluminium has an oxide layer - a thin, protective or visually appealing coating - that prevents the metal from corroding.

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What is Galvanneal?

Thursday, 21st of June 2018

Applying a thin metal barrier - or sacrificial coating - to a base material is a powerful form of protection against oxidation and other forms of corrosion. Galvanising is a common form of metal protection whereby iron or steel is coated with a zinc-plating

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3 Safety Tips To Remember When Welding Metal

Friday, 31st of March 2017

All construction and raw materials work is full of safety hazards. Welding, for example, is a particular process that requires extensive hazard-prevention training at the professional level. However, hobbyists or learners have to take their own responsibility

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Where Will The Next Metal Innovation Come From?

Thursday, 16th of February 2017

At certain key points in history, scientists and inventors have accelerated the production of metal dramatically. There will be many demands on future manufacturing, stretching both our production and environmental limits. A new advancement in material and

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The Great Big Rhino Project 2016

Tuesday, 12th of July 2016

Austen Knapman Ltd are proud to sponsor Paignton Zoo’s Great Big Rhino Project this year. The company has signed up to sponsor a unique piece of three-dimensional public art – a life-size model rhino!

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