Eliminating the ‘Orange Peel’ Effect When Applying Powder Coating

When applying powder coating to objects, it’s important to use the correct method to avoid the dreaded ‘orange peel’ effect that can result from poor application. Not only does this effect look bad, it can lead to rusting or oxidisation of the object in the orange peel areas, because the air will still be able to come into contact with the metal. So what causes the orange peel effect, and how can you avoid it? The...

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Why It May Be Necessary to Remove Heat Tint from Stainless Steel

Heat tint refers to the change in the surface colour of stainless steel due to the thickening of the chromium oxide layer on the surface of the heat-affected zone. DIY fabricators may not be sure whether they should remove the heat tint after they have completed welding a stainless-steel product that they have been fabricating. This article discusses two circumstances that may make it necessary to remove the heat tint from the surface...

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Small Home Construction: Why You Need A Magnetic Ironing Mat And A Metal Fabricator

The average homeowner is seldom an interior design specialist. Thus, working with limited space during home construction is likely to be a challenge. An interior designer would probably charge you for their advice on how to make maximum use of the limited space available for your new home. This article provides a reason why you might want to invest in a magnetic ironing mat and a metal fabrication service provider if you’re...

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Simple But Important Tips for Homeowners Working With Plasterboard

Plasterboard and other such wall materials are relatively easy for homeowners to install on their own. It’s easy to get materials from plasterboard suppliers; however, the materials can be delicate to handle and the job may be more complicated than you realize, which is why it’s good to know how to manage this job properly before work even begins. Note a few simple tips to keep in mind, as well as some common mistakes that...

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Do You Experience Any Of These Problems With Your Stainless Steel Cookware? Here Are The Solutions

When choosing cookware in your home, stainless steel will always be among the best because of its durability, ease of cleaning, non-porous surface, and aesthetic value, among other advantages. However, while this type of cookware will work well to your cooking activities, sometimes your stainless steel pots and pans may develop a few problems. When you experience these problems or issues, you need to be ready to solve them in order to...

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Industrial Hose? Here’s Why You Should Get A Hose Reel As Well

Hoses are widely used in the industrial sector for the transfer of media from one point to another. This includes different materials such as compressed air, water, special gases, lubricants, etc. Whatever medium your industrial hose is for, or whatever material they are made of, you should also consider getting a hose reel for them. And here’s why. Reduce tripping accidents It’s no secret that hoses make quite the mess...

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