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  1. October 21, 2019

    1 Tool. 6 Attachment Types. Multiple Benefits. – The Longbow Multi-tool & Accessories



    The universal Longbow Oscillating Multi-tool allows you to sand, saw, scrape, cut, polish and grout by simply changing the attachments to fit your needs. As our customer is demonstrating in the images sent to us, our multi-tool is ideal for home hobbyists, DIY projects, renovators and other trades of all kinds; with a variety of attachments and a variable speed functions, meaning you have all the tools you need to complete the job quickly and accurately. The universal head allows most other branded attachments to be fitted (check fittings before purchase).

    Most of the attachments can be positioned in a 180° (22.5° steps) and clamped firmly in place to avoid any inaccuracy. The corded multi-tool powers a 220W motor without the fuss of batteries running out or dropping in power. The lightweight, slimline body is finished with durable rubber which offers
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  2. October 16, 2019

    Our Ultrasonic Cleaner Features on BBC1’s The Repair Show



    As seen on Episode 24, Series 4 of The Repair Shop - Music box maestro, Stephen Kember is on hand to welcome an unusual item into the barn: a wooden bench from Switzerland, with two carved bears, proudly standing sentinel on either side of a seat that plays a tune when sat upon.

    Our Ultrasonic Cleaner features in this episode to clean the musical mechanism (called the Guvnor) which helps regulate the speed the mechanism turns. Stephen says; “This is a lovely and gentle way of shaking all of the debris out of the Guvnor and all of the congealed oil out of the bearings. It will do a lovely job and there will be no abrasion, no risk from cleaning of scrubbing, it’s just going to do its job.” As the musical mechanism is then taken out after the cleaning cycle has finished, Stephen says; “We’ve got a beautifully sparkly clean Guvnor…
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  3. October 11, 2019

    5 Things you can do with your Bare Conductive Electric Paint (50ml Jar)



    If you’re new to Bare Conductive’s Electric Paint, it’s just like any other water-based paint, except that it conducts electricity and allows you to make your projects interactive. Paint wires or sensors directly onto almost any material around you, including paper, wood, plastic and glass, then watch it come to life. Here are some quick and easy ideas on what you can do with Electric Paint.

    1. Paint a Capacitive Sensor - Turn your simple piece of paper into a capacitive sensor with Bare Conductive Electric Paint. The surface becomes conductive once the paint is applied, so when it’s connected to a small device like the Bare Conductive Touch Board, you can experiment with triggering audio and visuals
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  4. October 11, 2019

    5 Things you can do with your Bare Conductive Electric Paint (50ml Jar)



    If you’re new to Bare Conductive’s Electric Paint, it’s just like any other water-based paint, except that it conducts electricity and allows you to make your projects interactive. Paint wires or sensors directly onto almost any material around you, including paper, wood, plastic and glass, then watch it come to life. Here are some quick and easy ideas on what you can do with Electric Paint.

    1. Paint a Capacitive Sensor - Turn your simple piece of paper into a capacitive sensor with Bare Conductive Electric Paint. The surface becomes conductive once the paint is applied, so when it’s connected to a small device like the Bare Conductive Touch Board, you can experiment with triggering audio and visuals
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  5. October 08, 2019

    Editorial in the Machinery World Magazine for our DRO’s & Encoders



    Catch Machine DRO in the latest edition of the Manufacturing Machinery World magazine this month and read an interesting editorial on our DRO's & Encoders on page 25. It’s a great read with an overview of selected products we offer in terms of our digital readouts and encoders from a host of leading brands such as Mitutoyo, Newall and our own popular brand, M-DRO.
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  6. October 07, 2019

    Plastron Sealed ABS Enclosures – New Brand



    Introducing our new Plastron branded Sealed ABS Enclosures - Our range of cost-effective IP65/IP66 rated Sealed ABS Plastic enclosures are tough, lightweight units that will keep components safe and secure. These Sealed ABS Plastic Enclosures are the ideal option for industrial electronics such as analogue and digital instruments, sensors, heating, climate & ventilation systems, machine building, construction equipment interfaces and security systems.

    Browse our full range of Plastron Sealed ABS Enclosures here, or for more information, you can contact our Technical Product Specialist on 01992 455924.
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  7. October 04, 2019

    Celebrating National Manufacturing Day



    Today we celebrate those who continue to develop products and unlock new technologies, growing our economy. Manufacturing businesses create jobs through entrepreneurship, and their competitiveness revitalises Manufacturing across all four corners of the world.

    Today’s science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) graduates will power the next chapter of production and innovation for the next generation of manufacturing professionals. We are proud to supply a large number of Manufacturing businesses with precision Engineering equipment and metrology tools from leading brands from our key partners.

    Browse our Machine DRO store to see our full range of measuring tools for all precision measuring applications, alternatively, you can contact our Technical Product
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  8. October 04, 2019

    Using an Ultrasonic Cleaner to Create Flavoured Infusion Vodka



    Mixing drinks with ultrasonic waves is proving popular amongst modern bars and across the world as they are equipped with equipment such as our Ultrasonic Cleaners, which have their roots in the laboratory or apothecary.

    Brand Ambassador of Crystal Head Vodka, Chris Baldwin, has been working alongside Stu Bale at Crucible in London, England to create Ultrasonic flavour infusions for their vodka. Crucible is the first creative hub for drinks and has one of the best flavour labs in the UK. Chris has been developing new ideas and techniques using Ultrasonic flavour infusion, with an endless list of flavours that can be created using Ultrasonic Cleaners.

    Watch Chris demonstrate how you can create a Lemon Peel Martini using Crystal Head Vodka, lemon peel and our Ultrasonic Cleaner. Click
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  9. September 23, 2019

    Introducing the Edona Plating Range – Going for Gold



    We are pleased to announce our new Gold Plating Solution range, Edona Plating, which is available now. Our new brand offers the latest electroplating technologies, products and services to the Jewellery industry, as well as other users who are looking to refresh their products via plating solutions. Edona Plating specialises in precious metal finishing, electroplating, protective coatings and precious metal recovery.

    Plating solutions are available in Rose Gold, 14 karat gold, 18 karat Gold & 24 karat Gold (more plating options to follow), which all come in either 1 litre or 30ml bottles. The 1-litre bottles contain 8g of gold, whereas the 30ml bottles contain 10g of gold. Edona Plating Solutions are perfect for bringing a luxury look and feel to all jewellery, pens, coins, metal items and anything else that you feel can do with a gold finish.

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  10. September 16, 2019

    Next Generation WIFI 6 – What is it?



    There are more than 9 billion WIFI devices in the world and everyone is looking for the strongest & fastest connection speed, and it’s about to get a lot faster. However, the next generation of WIFI (known as WIFI 6) isn’t just about simply boosting the speed. It brings more benefits for our future-facing upgrades designed to make sure our internet speeds don’t suddenly decrease in a few years’ time. The new WIFI 6 is starting to arrive this year, and there’s a good chance it’ll be inside your latest technologies at home and at work.

    A new naming system, from the WIFI Alliance, identifies WIFI generations by a numerical sequence making it much easier to understand the technology on offer:

    • Wi-Fi6 are devices that support 802.11ax technology

    • Wi-Fi5 are devices that
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