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14 April 2020
Norlec Sheet Metal – one of the UK’s premier sheet metal manufacturers – is based in Leyland, Lancashire. Its modern 55,000 square feet factory houses some impressive high-tech equipment, such as CNC laser profiling machines, CNC punching and folding machines, automatic power presses, and a modern, state of the art, powder coating process with an online Oxsilan pre-treatment system.
30 March 2020
Energas, an Air Liquide Company, recently launched ‘Qlixbi’, a series of breakthrough innovations that revolutionise their customers experience in the welding sector. Qlixbi, a brand new packaged gas cylinder offer has been designed in close collaboration with a large group of professional welders, to make sure the new innovative offer significantly improves welders’ everyday tasks…
26 November 2018
3D printing – also known as additive manufacturing – is rapidly gaining traction. One reason is that the technology is now mature enough to be used for series production. As a result, 3D printing is on the agenda of an increasing number of companies.
5 November 2018
In the UK, we are flooded with cooking and baking programs on television1: approximately a staggering 220 hours a week! Conversely, the British spend a below-average of 5.9 hours a week in the kitchen for food preparation2. Fact is that the importance of convenient and healthy food continues to grow, along with some other notable trends…
19 May 2018
Air Liquide supplies gases, services and solutions for SLS, DLMS (SLM) and EBM printing to customers active in the aircraft industry, the automotive sector, dentistry and surgery.
4 May 2018
Choosing the right pure gas product for a laboratory instrument or application can be confusing. Air Liquide has simplified gas selection by reducing the variety of available gas grades down to two levels of purity: AlphagazTM 1 and AlphagazTM 2.
6 April 2018
The importance of a professional approach to hygiene in the food industry cannot be overemphasised. Even relatively minor shortcomings can have far-reaching consequences including serious illness and even death.
3 April 2018
Gas Cylinders play an important role in delivering high purity instrument gases into the laboratory. The handling and use of gas cylinders is, however, a distraction from traditional laboratory duties. Managing gases can take time in order to know a cylinder contents when not connected and to isolate the supply when the work day ends or in an emergency.