Accuracy for aerospace

Accuracy in aerospace The importance of force measurement in aerospace manufacturing In 1899, brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright began experimenting with the concept of air travel. After years of research, observing the angle of birds’ wings and the engineering of bicycles…

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Mar162017



Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017

Starrett is supporting Scottish Apprenticeship week #ScotAppWeek17 Meet James Anderson who is in his final year as an Apprentice Mechanical Maintenance Engineer. We caught up with James to share his experience of an apprenticeship. Why did you decide an apprenticeship was the right route for…

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Mar92017



Force measurement on the move

Force measurement on the move Starrett to introduce portable and hand held force measurement at Control 2017, Stuttgart Metrology and measurement specialist , Starrett, is attending Control 2017 at the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre, Stuttgart, from May 9 – 12. The company will be…

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Feb272017



Ejecting the core problem for hole saw operators

Ejecting the core problem for hole saw operators Starrett launches Core Ejector tool Following extensive product testing at its Scottish Borders manufacturing facility, tool and hole saw specialist Starrett, has launched its new  Core Ejector tool . The two-part…

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Feb72017



Toolbags by popular demand

Toolbags by popular demand Power tool accessory and hand tool specialist restocks toolbag range to keep up with demand Due to high demand from customers,  hole saw specialist Starrett is now offering a range of branded  toolbags . The bags have proven very popular among…

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Feb12017



​Solving the jigsaw piece puzzle

Easily overcoming common kitchen installation issues In 2015, over 594,000 people in the UK spent more than £4,000 on a fitted kitchen . Here John Cove, marketing manager at  power tool accessories  and hand tool specialist, Starrett, explains how contractors can make the most of…

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Jan272017



Powerful cutting on the move

Starrett adds lightweight, portable bench top band saw to product range Band saw blade and machine specialist Starrett has added a new bench top band saw machine to its extensive range. The  S1105  saw has been designed to be lighter and more portable than others in the…

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Jan272017



Everyday ergonomics

Metrology for the modern market If you ever stay at the Grand Hyatt hotel in San Francisco, don’t be alarmed to receive a note from the staff advising you that the 35-story skyscraper may creak and sway in the wind. Even Dubai’s mountainous Burj Khalifa, weighing half a million tonnes, can…

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Jan232017



Top five hole saw hacks

The challenges tradespeople face and how to overcome them The materials and technologies in our homes and commercial buildings are advancing rapidly. While this is great news for designers and engineers, it poses challenges for tradespeople responsible for fitting new projects and…

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Jan182017



Diamond grit hole saws are a girl’s best friend

  The rise of female tradespeople in the UK  The number of female tradespeople in the UK is on the rise. According to a recent report by  The Guardian , a study of 10,000 trades people showed that women now represent almost six percent of the UK’s working builders,…

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Jan182017



Bathroom Trends for 2017 and Beyond

Do you have the right tool for the job? 2016 will be remembered for trends in smart phone flops, crazy political debates and celebrity deaths. Now it’s finally behind us, we can turn our attention to 2017 and consider the next trends that are going to come our way — particularly those that could…

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Dec222016



A Cut Above

Starrett brings its hacksaws and experience to Llandrillo apprentices North Wales further education college, Llandrillo College invited saw blade and hand tool specialist , Starrett, to hold a demonstration day for its apprentice students . The two-day event was held on November 7 and 8, 2016…

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Dec212016



The nano world: A new frontier

The nano world: A new frontier Metrology for nanotechnology p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; font: 12.0px Arial; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; font: 12.0px Arial; color: #000000;…

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Dec212016