A trademan's life

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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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There are numerous benefits attached to choosing plastic for product display fabrication. The material is strong and resilient, so it is not vulnerable to easy damage through impact, moisture, and similar factors. Plastic products are also durable, so you will enjoy prolonged service. You will also have an easy time handling the fabricated items because they will be lightweight. Additionally, the cost of plastic is considerably low, especially when compared to alternative materials. Read More 

3 Tips for DIYers to Powder Coat Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)

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Air-operated double diaphragm pumps are among the variety of displacement pumps available in the market. Just like its other counterparts, the pump relies on the displacement of air to create a vacuum or space that facilitates the flow of fluid from one point to another. If you are looking for a pump for your business or industrial applications, here is your complete guide to understanding the air-operated double diaphragm pump: Read More 

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What you should know about using plasterboard for home renovations

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