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Give Me A Home Among The Gumtrees

Give Me A Home Among The Gumtrees

Who doesn’t love our vast and diverse Aussie bushland? The birds, the beasts, the noisy white wash silence of cicada song. We even grew up singing about living among gumtrees. It is no wonder that so many Australians choose to build their houses amidst eucalyptus...
Glossary of Metal Terms

Glossary of Metal Terms

There are many confusing things you may come across when dealing with metal. You might find yourself puzzled asking, what size do I need? Which material? What on earth does Gauge or thread mean? We’ve put together a glossary of metal terms that are commonly used...
The Various Types of Metal

The Various Types of Metal

On any given day, you are exposed to multiple forms of Metal. From the pipes in your home, to the jewellery you wear and the bridges you drive on, metal plays a large part in your life, every single day. Some common types of metal;  Aluminium:  Aluminium or Aluminum...
How is Stainless Steel Made?

How is Stainless Steel Made?

Stainless Steel or Inox Steel is an iron alloy containing an array of elements such as silicon, manganese, nickel,  and the primary element Chromium. Chromium accounts for a minimum of 10.5% of the materials in Stainless Steel and is the element responsible for...