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A trademan's life

On the back of the mining boom it's finally cool to be a tradie again - and thank goodness because I can't think of anything worse than being a desk jockey! The trick to earning big dollars at the moment isn't having a fancy law degree - it's being good with your hands and able to to fix and maintain any industrial equipment. Everyday is a new challenge in this job, with new problems coming up all the time. You'll never get bored! This site has loads of tips and tricks on maintain common and uncommon industrial and mining equipment.

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Best Practices for Metal Laser Cutting Safety
14 March 2022

Owing to their high speed and precision, laser cut

Top Reasons to Choose Steel Pallet Cages vs Timber Pallet Cages
22 December 2021

You might have decided that you want to purchase p

How to Prevent Documents From Being Damaged With Mailing Tubes
15 October 2021

If you have important documents that you need to k

Why You Should Work With a CAD Drafting Service to Have Your Home's Building Plans Created
26 July 2021

You might have spent a lot of time either drawing

The 3-Step Process Followed During Steel Fabrication
5 January 2019

Steel is one of the most commonly used materials i

Best Practices for Metal Laser Cutting Safety

Owing to their high speed and precision, laser cutters are a godsend for many modern metal fabricators. These high-tech cutting machines use a focused and high-powered laser beam to cut various metal materials into virtually any desired shape and size.  Unfortunately, metal laser cutting is a dangerous job that requires special care and training to do safely. This means that users of metal laser cutting must take steps to protect themselves and their workers against the potential hazards that laser cutters pose. Read More 

Top Reasons to Choose Steel Pallet Cages vs Timber Pallet Cages

You might have decided that you want to purchase pallet cages, as they're great for stacking, protecting the items on your pallets and more. You might have started by looking at timber pallet cages, but before you buy them, you should consider steel pallet cages instead. If you're wondering why steel pallet cages might be better, you'll probably like these benefits. They're Often Lighter When you put a comparably sized piece of steel alongside a piece of timber, it's true that the steel will typically be heavier. Read More 

How to Prevent Documents From Being Damaged With Mailing Tubes

If you have important documents that you need to keep in good condition, you should know that mailing tubes can actually be used to help protect those documents from being damaged. These are a few tidbits of advice that you may want to remember if you want to prevent documents from being damaged with the help of mailing tubes. Choose the Right Mailing Tubes Keeping documents in just about any type of mailing tube is probably going to be better for protecting those documents than not storing them in any type of protective casing at all. Read More 

Why You Should Work With a CAD Drafting Service to Have Your Home’s Building Plans Created

You might have spent a lot of time either drawing out a home floor plan on paper or working on it with a software program. Either way, you might be happy with the floor plan and design that you have chosen, and you might be ready to submit your work to your home builder so they can get started with building your home. However, before you do this, you should definitely work with a CAD drafting service. Read More 

The 3-Step Process Followed During Steel Fabrication

Steel is one of the most commonly used materials in the fabrication of a wide variety of tools and equipment. The fabrication process has many facets, and it needs a lot of skill, experience and resources to accomplish. There is a particular process which is followed to create unique and durable steel products. Here are the main steps of stainless manufacturing and why each of them is crucial to the quality of the final product. Read More