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  • November 03, 2020

    Sustainable packaging solutions.


    With the growth in e-commerce, sustainable packaging is top of mind as products ship around the globe. Learn more about sustainable packaging trends, targets and solutions.

     

    11/03/2020 Sustainable packaging solutions.
  • November 23, 2020

    Shop Talk - Flap discs, the versatile abrasive.

    In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford looks at the flap disc and how they can be used to provide a system for removing material and finishing, in one step.

     

    11/23/2020 Shop Talk - Flap discs, the versatile abrasive.
  • November 02, 2020

    Shop Talk - Beveling, the backbone of a strong weld.

    In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford looks at the different methods for beveling a workpiece, the abrasives that cut faster and which ones provide a better finish. 

     

    11/02/2020 Shop Talk - Beveling, the backbone of a strong weld.
  • September 30, 2020

    Shop Talk - Stainless steel, finishing with finesse.

    In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford provides a range of technical tips on how to finish stainless steel in three easy steps, to grind and blend welds to exceptional finishes.

     

    09/30/2020 Shop Talk - Stainless steel, finishing with finesse.
  • September 29, 2020

    Packaging solutions for fulfilment centres.

    Global e-Commerce sales are booming, and so are expectations from warehouses & distribution centres. Learn more about fulfilment industry trends, needs & packaging solutions.

     

    09/29/2020 Packaging solutions for fulfilment centres.
  • September 16, 2019

    The wire brush alternative that works harder, smarter and safer!

    Rotating wire brushes used in industry are dangerous and have the potential to cause significant injury to the eyes and other parts of the body. Whether you need to deburr, clean scuff or finish, there is a wire brush alternative that delivers superior performance, but most importantly, improved worker safety.

     

    09/16/2019 The wire brush alternative that works harder, smarter and safer! The wire brush alternative that works harder, smarter and safer!
  • October 25, 2019

    Masking made simple.

    Masking tape, it comes in all shapes, sizes and colours and appears to have 101 uses. But when it comes to their use in industrial applications, do you know if you’re using the right masking tape for your job? Learn how we’ve made masking simple to make choosing the right tape easy.

    10/25/2019 Masking made simple.
  • December 03, 2019

    Engrained excellence...these wheels never stop turning.

    From grinding, cutting and deburring, through to other tough metal finishing work, professional metal workers count on high performing tools and consumables to help get the job done. Discover how abrasive technology improvements have rewritten the rules for speed and product life through the use of precision-shaped ceramic grains. Do your abrasives go the distance?

     

    12/03/2019 Engrained excellence...these wheels never stop turning.
  • March 31, 2020

    Beat your metal-cutting challenges and win a Toyota HiLux.

    Not all cutting discs are created equally and provide different levels of performance and product life. Learn how 3M's new silver cutting wheels featuring precision shaped grains can help with your metal-cutting challenges and how you can win a Toyota HiLux.

    03/31/2020 Beat your metal-cutting challenges and win a Toyota HiLux.
  • May 26, 2020

    Metal grinding... choosing the right disc for the job.

    Grinding is the foundation of metalworking, and choosing the correct grinding wheel for the wide range of metal grinding applications and processes is important. Learn how to make the right choice to get through the toughest of jobs for the best possible grinding results.

     

    05/26/2020 Metal grinding... choosing the right disc for the job.
  • June 19, 2020

    Between the lines, minimising the risk of exposure.

    With social distancing the new normal, how do you take control of your space to help your customers and employees stay safe? Learn how the use of floor markings can help you create highly visible social distancing solutions in a fast, easy and efficient manner.

     

    06/19/2020 Between the lines, minimising the risk of exposure.
  • June 24, 2020

    The strength of rivets, the simplicity of tape.

    Can tapes replace screws, rivets, bolts and welds? High strength bonding tapes are a proven alternative and have opened a world of new possibilities to meet the most demanding bonding applications. Learn how 3M™ VHB™ Tapes can help you design beyond the limits of mechanical fasteners.

     

    06/24/2020 The strength of rivets, the simplicity of tape.
  • July 06, 2020

    3M Abrasives ‘Shop Talk’ Webinar Series.

    Abrasives are forever changing. Join us for our 3-part webinar series to gain an insight into abrasive technology, deepen your expertise and understanding, and walk away with some practical tips to apply in your workplace. Learn more about the webinar series and register to take part.

     

    07/06/2020 3M Abrasives ‘Shop Talk’ Webinar Series.
  • August 10, 2020

    The science of packaging automation.

    Have you ever wondered about the significant role that packaging plays? This labour intensive process serves a critical function in the shipping and fulfilment operation of many businesses. Learn how your enterprise can benefit from the science of packaging automation.

     

    08/10/2020 The science of packaging automation.
  • August 24, 2020

    Shop Talk - The role of robotics in abrasives.

    In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford discusses polishing with robotics and the opportunities it can provide in your operation, for a safer, more productive workplace. 

     

    08/24/2020 Shop Talk - The role of robotics in abrasives.
  • August 04, 2020

    Shop Talk - Is there an alternative to wire brushes?

    In this Shop Talk article, Nathan Bamford provides some technical tips on how to remove paint from metal using a safer and more efficient alternative than wire brushes.

     

    08/04/2020 Shop Talk - Is there an alternative to wire brushes?
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