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Tools professionals and amateurs use for home and garden improvements

How to find the best laser cutter for your needs

A laser cutting machine is, essentially, a CNC router that uses CO2 or solid-state laser to cut and etch material. The typical working area for these machines is between 600mm and 1200mm in the X and Y directions respectively. If you build it yourself, expect to pay close to one thousand pounds, depending on the quality of components used and the level of control offered by... Read More

How to reduce industrial noise?

Industrial noise comes from machines and equipment, such as engines, pumps and compressors. Noise from these sources can be a nuisance to the community because it is often loud enough to interfere with TV or radio listening. In factories, noise causes hearing loss for employees. If you work around machinery that makes a lot of noise, protection against hearing loss is very... Read More

Top reasons to become a plumber

Are you looking for a new and exciting career? Plumbing might be the job for you. Here are some reasons that could make becoming a plumber an excellent choice: 1) A prosperous future: It’s said that by 2020 there will be a shortage of qualified workers in this profession. This means that employers will need more workers, and salaries will increase with demand.... Read More

Find the right plumber!

There’s a lot of info available about how to locate the right plumber, but here are some quick tips that should help: Ask friends and family for recommendations They’ll probably have a good idea of who was good or bad. Check out online reviews (most companies will have some) – this can be very helpful in screening people. Look at their... Read More

What are ball bearings?

A ball bearing is a type of rolling-element bearing that uses balls to maintain the separation between the inner and outer races. Ball or spherical bearings (in which the contact surfaces are curved) are typically used in applications where the misalignment angle can be up to 20 degrees, although close tolerance angular contact ball bearings offer even greater adjustability.... Read More