Important Questions to Ask When Having Custom Plaques Made

Custom plaques, trophies, or other such awards can be a good idea for a staff member you want to recognize, for a student who has achieved something special, or even for your child when they deserve some recognition! Custom plaques can also be placed at certain places in your business to relate part of the company's history or in honour of its founder. Whatever your needs for a custom plaque, note some questions to ask the company who will be making it so you know what's involved in the process and are sure to be happy with that piece for years to come. Read More 

Laser Sharp: Maximise the Use of Your Laser Cutter

Laser cutters are exceptionally reliable and useful machines - regardless of whether they're industrial-sized or small enough to fit into a private residence.  If you use one, either as part of a wider manufacturing process or as a small home-run business, then you'll already know just how powerful and customisable these machines are.  However, they're so versatile that many users don't know the full extent of their capabilities, instead choosing to stick to what they already know. Read More 

Glass vs. Plastic Bottles: Which is the Better Option for Your Packaging Needs?

Glass and plastic bottles have been widely used in the industrial and manufacturing industry for packaging of consumables and medical products. However, these two materials vary significantly regarding their features, and choosing the better of the two can help in increasing convenience and cost savings during product handling and transportation. Read on for a detailed comparison of these materials based on various factors that will help you choose the ideal one for your manufacturing needs. Read More 

Why Your Fabrication Shop Should Have a CNC Folding Machine

Inexperienced metal fabricators who are planning to start their own fabrication shops may sometimes find it hard to select the best equipment that they should acquire from the huge variety of fabrication equipment available on the market. This article discusses some of the key benefits of having a CNC folding machine in a fabrication shop. Use this information to make an informed decision about whether you should include this equipment on your priority list when you go shopping for metal fabrication equipment for your new fabrication shop. Read More 

Preparing Fine Resin Models

Creating a finely painted and modelled tabletop army requires patience and time. Many of the leading modelling companies have moved from metal to plastic to resin miniatures, as resin tend to cost less and had better detail. Injection molding is becoming more popular and is now one of the leading methods of manufacture. Injection molding consists of injecting resin into a finely crafted mold and allowing it to set. However resin requires more than just a bit of glue in order to prepare it for painting. Read More