National Abrasives Introduce Sianet

Aimed at: Pros and discerning amateurs who want effective and almost completely free sanding with machines.

Pros: Long lasting Sianet abrasive, Dust Director Pads give excellent dust collection and all the formats you need for all machines.

STIXALL Double Sided Tape

Aimed at: Discerning users who need STRONG double sided tape.

Pros: So good you can make it stick on almost anything and the bond is strong too – try it to hang pictures, even!

Mum the builder: Women twice as likely to take charge of building projects, says FMB

When it comes to making vital decisions regarding building work, women are twice as likely to have the final say on the style and scope of the project, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

In advance of Mother’s Day this Sunday, the FMB also asked female home owners if they have ever carried out a range of basic DIY tasks around the home and the results were as follows:

A Closer Look at the Challenges of Laser Cutting

The use of laser cutting technology in manufacturing is fast becoming one of the top methods for cutting materials. The way the method works is simple. Usually, a high powered laser beam is directed on the material and laser cuts through material, especially metals, by melting or burning it.

A Look at the Top Safety Equipment for Welders

No matter what industry you work in, accidents can, and often do, happen. This is true of welders, who are susceptible to radiation burns and arc eye, which is why there are several types of personal protection that every welder should have access to. Whether you are renting equipment for a one-off DIY welding job or looking at a career in welding, never start a fabrication job unless you have everything you need on hand to protect your skin and eyes.

Demolition Screwdriver Refined – punch holes effortlessly and safely with the Wiha dowel racket

Hand tool manufacturer Wiha presents an innovative new product making it easier than ever to insert dowels into soft materials. Unique in its shape and versatility, the dowel racket allows users to safely insert dowels without a drill.

A simple strike of a hammer on this new hand screwdriver avoids the need for heavier power tools, and guards against the risk of electrocution, should users hit hidden wires or cables beneath the plaster, thanks to the galvanic separation in the solid steel cap.

Checkatrade supports the next generation of skilled tradespeople

It is estimated that, on average, graduates leave university with debts exceeding £44,000*. This staggering figure highlights the significant costs young people face when looking to get themselves on their chosen career path. However, there is an alternative, an option that sees young people get on-the-job training, gain essential workplace skills, earn a recognised qualification and get paid while they are doing it!

BPT ANNOUNCES HUNT AS NEW BOSS

Birchwood Price Tools has unveiled Matt Hunt as its new Managing Director.

Matt, 42, has joined the Nottingham-based workwear, tools and site equipment business from Rexel, where he was MD for electrical wholesalers WF Senate.

His arrival will signal a new focus and direction for BPT’s market-leading brands Scruffs workwear, Defender lighting and power distribution, Van Vault security solutions and Rhino heating, cooling and drying.

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National Abrasives Introduce Sianet

National Abrasives Introduce Sianet

Aimed at: Pros and discerning amateurs who want effective and almost completely free sanding with machines.

Pros: Long lasting Sianet abrasive, Dust Director Pads give excellent dust collection and all the formats you need for all machines.

STIXALL Double Sided Tape

STIXALL Double Sided Tape

Aimed at: Discerning users who need STRONG double sided tape.

Pros: So good you can make it stick on almost anything and the bond is strong too – try it to hang pictures, even!

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