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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

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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The Mechanical Properties Of Mild Steel

Thursday, 12th of May 2016

Mild steel is among the most widely available variations of the metal, and for good reason. Its sheer versatility and budgetary benefits make it a standard choice for reinforcing concrete, and for making automobile parts and cookware. However it also sees

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The Difference Between Stainless Steel & Mild Steel

Monday, 21st of March 2016

Most people probably see the world built around them as being just a handful of different materials – metal, wood, plastic etc. But for anyone involved in construction or any kind of metallurgy, the difference between stainless steel and mild steel can be

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5 Uses For Steel Flat Bars
Thursday, 21st of January 2016

Try to imagine our modern industrial world without steel flat bars, and you’ll certainly struggle. Cost-effective to produce, remarkably versatile and widely recycled (mild steel in particular), these thin, flat products are the cornerstone of construction

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How To Make Your Own Metal Plant Supports
Wednesday, 4th of November 2015

If you’re a fan of gardening and are interested in the improvement of your outdoor plants, you may well have tuned into the programme ‘Gardeners’ World’ on BBC2. Packed full of tips and advice from the experts, the show reminds us of how to get the

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