Palm-coated work gloves are suited for handling small parts, the automotive industry, metalwork, fabrication, construction, the food industry and general purpose. Palm coatings bring important benefits and options to work gloves, including enhanced grip, higher levels of abrasion resistance, and even water resistance. But choosing the correct glove coating for your job can be tricky. This article […]
How do you choose the right drill bit for the job? There are three questions to ask when you are choosing a drill bit for a job: How is it made, what material is it made from, what is the design of the cutting tip ? All good drill bits for drilling all types of […]
The vast array of abrasives to choose for cutting, sanding, grinding, finishing and stripping metal can be overwhelming for users who do not work within the steel fabrication industry. This article is designed to brief DIY users working on metal projects how to select the best abrasive for the job. As most fabricators use angle […]
Flap discs are generally the best abrasive wheel for fast stock removal and provide grinding, blending and finishing with one product. Designed for both mild and stainless steel, flap wheels made from zirconia (or zirconium) abrasive ribbon (blue / green in colour) are ideal for use on most metals including stainless steel. Other flap discs […]
DIY users approaching projects in the metal fabrication field, where steel cutting is required, always have an initial question on what is the best abrasive product to efficiently cut through both stainless steel and mild steel. There are a few key determinants to selecting both the appropriate power tool for your project, and the most […]
Disposable respirators are a critical piece of protective equipment for workers or people working in hazardous environments. They protect from inhaling harmful dust particles, smoke, fumes, mists, gases, sprays, vapours, chemicals, aerosols and other airborne contaminants that are a great risk to respiratory health.