Composites and Metrology: past, present and future

Force measurement testing for composite materials According to modern archaeology, one of the earliest examples of a composite material was the carefully soaked layers of linen and plaster used for the Egyptian practice of mummification. Composites are certainly not a new concept,…

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May182017



Not Out on a Limb

Band saw specialist supports medical model manufacture We all know that it takes a lot of dedication to choose a career in medicine. To become a GP you’re looking at five years of further training on top of a medical degree, and to become a hospital consultant you can expect that to take…

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May182017



Portable High Speed Performance

Starrett’s latest band saw machine provides durability on the move Band saw blade and machine specialist Starrett has launched a new portable, battery powered band saw machine designed specifically for professional installers and contractors working across multiple sites. The S1005…

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May182017



The Power of the Tool Industry

Power tool sector set for growth to USD 34 billion by 2020 Power – something that no superhero would be very super without. Superman’s strength and Spiderman’s abilities to climb walls is what makes them great, and the same can be said for contractors and their power tools. The…

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May182017



Software solutions for composite testing

Software solutions for composite testing According to modern archaeology, one of the earliest examples of a composite material was the carefully soaked layers of linen and plaster used for the Egyptian practice of mummification.   Here, John Cove, Marketing Manager of test and…

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May182017



Starrett feature for Plumbing Trade

Saw and hand tool advice for tradespeople in training Request a free demonstration visit from Starrett   One of the most common mistakes apprentices and recently qualified traders make is the  misuse of equipment, or even simply being unaware of the best tool or…

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