Technology

Plasma Cutting

The Difference Between Laser & Plasma Cutting

Laser and plasma cutting are currently the two most popular metal cutting methods in the industrial sector. These cutting methods are used in the manufacture of a variety of products such as kitchen fittings, lamps, automobiles, machinery and general engineering. We have spoken to come customers who make exclusive...
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Powder Coating – The Perfect Finish

Colourful Powders For Coating At Aluminium Trading, we know that quality finishing options are an important aspect for many of our customers. Different finishes can provide aesthetic and performance improvements to sheets and extruded profiles. Powder coating can provide the benefits of a flawless surface coverage and increased abrasion resistance. A...
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The Uses Of Stainless Steel In Aircraft

Aeroplane Manufactured With Stainless Steel. Modern aircraft are perfect examples of mankind's progression in technology and engineering. Built to be both durable and efficient, they rely on some of the most advanced materials available today, which is why it's no surprise that many types of aeroplanes consist of a variety...
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The Advantages of Laser Cutting

There are numerous processes for material cutting in the industrial sector, including several types involving laser cutting. A simple search online will provide a plethora of information about laser cutting, so we have gathered up some of the most interesting and useful advantages of laser cutting into one neat...
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Which Aluminium Alloys Can Be Anodised?

Anodised Aluminium Products While it is widely known that aluminium has a great general appearance and good corrosion resistance, there are many instances where further increasing these properties is required. This is where the anodising process comes into play. Aluminium anodising is an electrolytic passivation process used to increase the thickness of...
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Here’s how much metal it takes to make your iPhone

Credit: Jeremy Berke, Business Insider US Jul 12, 2018 Each iPhone contains 31 grams of aluminium. istock; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider iPhones contain a number of different metals, including titanium, iron, and aluminium. There is far more aluminium than any other metal in your phone — it makes up about 24% of an...
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