Work Surfaces In High-Performance, Advanced Material Manufacturing

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Today’s high-performance teams in the auto and aviation industries all have one thing in common – a relentless commitment to optimum performance in every area. In the highly competitive world of performance motorsports, crossing that finish line first or breaking a new record by milliseconds comes from the disciplined approach to every detail of testing, […]

Cutting Mats: Safe Use of Knives In The Workplace

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Cutting Out Hand Injury In a previous blog post about keeping knives sharp by using a cutting mat, the subject of hand knife safety was mentioned. With hand knife safety being such an important topic, we thought it deserves its own dedicated article. “Hand knife injuries typically account for between 25-50% of all lost time […]

What Makes A Perfect Surface For Cleanroom Fit-Out?

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Whilst some parameters of a cleanroom are dependent on the level and type of contamination risk, what they all have in common is a need to control the concentration and maximum size of dust particles to a specified level. This means that the ideal cleanroom surface material should be: Smooth; textured surfaces are more difficult to clean […]

Importance of Blade Sharpness in Precision Manufacturing

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Keeping cutting knives sharp is of utmost importance in any factory setting, particularly when there is a need for accurately cutting delicate substrates and materials by hand. Scalpel blades are used in many manufacturing processes, where precise hand cutting is preferred over machine cutting.  Delicate textiles, carbon fibre cloth, leathers, specialist materials where automation set-up errors can quickly […]

Carbon Fibre And Other Composite Materials: Avoiding Cross-Contamination

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Why is Cross-Contamination a Problem? Carbon Fibre (CF) and Kevlar are some of the advanced composites used for the fabrication of many critical components in medical instruments, aerospace, motorsports and other areas which require tightly controlled parameters.   Within the family of Carbon Fibre, different resins can be used along with various other fibre reinforcements such as natural […]

Craft Cutting Mats – Which Are Best For You?

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A comprehensive hands-on review video of our craft cutting mats by an independent Herefordshire-based craft practitioner and supplier called Today We Craft has just been launched. You can see the 14-minute video on this page: Puts our green cutting mats, Supaseal, Supalite, and heavy-duty cutting mats through their paces with paper, card, or fabric, to […]

Cutting Mats For Composites And Advanced Manufacturing

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We have worked with a variety of advanced manufacturing companies in aerospace, defence electronics, or automotive trades. Modern advanced manufacturing, 3D printing, and the constant search for lighter and ‘greener’ materials bring new workplace challenges that we can help you with. Do you need an anti-static bench cutting mat for trimming components on the hangar’s […]

How To Order Cut To Size Cutting Mats

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Do you need a self-healing cutting mat extra large with the option of ESD anti-static properties to just the right bespoke custom sizes for your workbenches? Products we can offer: Self-healing cutting mats Workbench protection mats Heavy-duty workbenches  Then place your order on our website for fast delivery UK-wide! These videos explain the process of […]

All About Green Cutting Mats

All About Green Cutting Mats

With an expanding range of green cutting mats available, we wanted to explain a bit more about how these surface protection products can be your best friend in factory, dressmaking, or craft situations. With the pandemic conditions of recent times, there has been a rise in crafts as a hobby or part-time work role. Undertaking […]

Why Replace Your Flat Bed Cutting Mat?

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Everyone knows the vital importance of equipment and tools being in optimum condition from joiners and plumbers to surgeons. Sign makers wanting to maintain the best quality and speed will know that cutting mats on your flatbed applicator will need replacing from time to time. A poor quality cutting mat or worn surface may affect […]

FREE Cutting Mat Sample Pack

PLEASE NOTE: We only send FREE samples to business addresses within the UK. Please email [email protected] if you are outside the UK and are interested in specific samples of our cutting mats