Amazing Tools

Tools professionals and amateurs use for home and garden improvements

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

Why do farms need solar?

Solar panels are not just useful for generating clean electricity in the UK, they can also be used on farming land to provide useful heat. Farmers across the country are using solar energy – from heating water to powering farm buildings and improving productivity. Here, we look at how farmers are discovering that installing a solar system can turn into more than just... Read More

How Do Small Adapter Sleeves Work With Bearings?

An adapter sleeve also referred to as a sleeve bearing, is often used to provide movement in between a couple of different parts. It can be made of many different materials including plastic, metal, or even fibre-reinforced materials that are designed as a composite to reduce noise and vibrations. In fact, when you are using these adapter sleeves, it will make it easier to... Read More

Why a 3D Printer is One of the Most Incredible Tools You Could Own

3D and 4D printing are the future of manufacturing. Also called additive manufacturing, 3D printing opens up a whole new world of customisation and possibilities. After obtaining a 3D printer and the materials you wish to create items with, you then need 3D model of the object you wish to print, as a digital file, then the printer will build the item layer by layer. This type... Read More