Many areas of Australia are subject to summer bushfires which cause loss of life, livestock, homes, farm buildings and infrastructure, and cost the country millions of dollars every year. In Victoria in 2009, what became known as the Black Saturday bush fires.... continue reading.
We are often asked how to cut stainless steel welded mesh & woven mesh and the answer very much depends on the wire diameter. The smallest wire gauge that we stock is 0.025mm which is thinner than the finest human hair and obviously doesn’t need to be cut with an angle grinder.... continue reading.
To accurately measure the diameter of a wire, a micrometer or vernier calliper is used. These days, most micrometers and verniers have a digital read out, making them much easier to read than earlier instruments. A digital vernier calliper is often called a digital calliper.... continue reading.
Generally speaking, it is not possible to determine the composition of a stainless steel by simple visual inspection, although colour can be a guide to separating austenitic grades (300 series) which have a yellow tinge, and ferritic grades (400 series) which have a blue metallic tinge).... continue reading.
We are very excited to announce that we have uploaded our Stainless Steel Woven Wire & Welded Wire Product Data Sheets onto the website. These are downloadable PDFs that contain technical information and visually represent the mesh as to aid with the selection process of the required specification of woven and welded mesh.... continue reading.
Don’t panic this is known as “tea staining”, a common cause of the deterioration of stainless steel surfaces. This is the unsightly brown discolouration caused by corrosion. While it is a cosmetic issue only, and does not affect the structural integrity or lifetime of the material, it makes the appearance of initially pristine stainless steel.... continue reading.
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