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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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Aluminium Recycling: How it’s done and why it matters

Monday, 8th of August 2016

Aluminium is the centrepiece of modern recycling. Its reuse requires just 5% of the energy used to make new stocks, leading to major reduction in carbon emissions. In this blog post, we’ll cover some of the ways how aluminium is recycled from scrap metal,

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5 Unique Aluminium DIY Project Ideas

Monday, 18th of April 2016

Durable, malleable and extremely recyclable, there are so many benefits to aluminium that we even made a blog post listing them a few months ago. Of course this is a material that’s pretty much omnipresent in our modern world; used in everything from computer

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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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The Benefits Of Aluminium

Monday, 22nd of February 2016

Not long after it was first solidified by Friederich Woehler in 1845, it didn’t take long before aluminium also solidified its place as the most widely used non-ferrous metal. Always able to deliver high quality, cost-effective products, whether you’re

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