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Online Aluminium Pricing

Last week we posted to warn our customers about the prices of stainless steel increasing on our online quotation page, this week. It’s the aluminium! Due to the price of nickel rising months ago both aluminium and stainless steel have been creeping up in price to the point it’s at now, where we need to […]

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Online Stainless Steel Pricing

Just a heads up for our online customers; stainless steel is now more expensive. We’ve been shouldering the cost for ourselves for a while but unfortunately are going to have to make some increases to the prices before we start making losses on the jobs, sorry guys! Both polished and unpolished 304 and 316 grade […]

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Steel Extraction Flange For The Tyne Tunnel

Last week we received an order to produce a steel extraction flange for a company repairing the fume extraction unit at the Tyne tunnel. There was one issue with this .. it was 1.7 metres in diameter! Larger than the standard on-shelf sheet size of 2.5m x 1.25m or 3m x 1.5m for 6mm thick […]

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Waterjet Cut Aluminium Parts

Photos below show a large order shipped to one of our better customers, who specialises in fabricating thick aluminium plate for off-shore gangway production. With aluminium being one of the softest and most malleable alloys out there; the waterjet goes through it like a hot knife through butter! Once you get onto thicker aluminium sheets […]

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Fabricated Steel Platform Parts

The parts pictured below are a variation of thicknesses and grades of mild steel produced for a customer that specialises in off-shore gangway and platform production. When we say variation.. we mean it! There is 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 15mm, 25mm and even a few pieces of tread plate on here! We laser cut the […]

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Instant Online Laser Cutting Quotes – £60 Minimum Order

Get an instant waterjet cutting quote yourself from our website. It instantly quotes waterjet and laser cutting of steel, stainless steel and aluminium from your dxfs right up to 50mm in thickness! We’ve even got a simple shape drafter to work out prices for your simple parts that shouldn’t require a CAD drawing. Circles, squares […]

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Instant Online Waterjet Quotes – £60 Minimum Order

Get an instant waterjet cutting quote yourself from our website. It instantly quotes waterjet and laser cutting of steel, stainless steel and aluminium from your dxfs right up to 50mm in thickness! We’ve even got a simple shape drafter to work out prices for your simple parts that shouldn’t require a CAD drawing. Circles, squares […]

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Ordering On Your Mobile Device

Our online quote page is now fully mobile and tablet compatible! We previously prioritised desktops and laptops as most customers have their CAD drawings stored on those devices. We also added a feature where customers without dxf files using the simple shape drafter can add holes to their parts as well as threads and countersinks. […]

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Bug Fixes Applied

A few of our online customers informed us of some bugs on our online quote page. Bug fixes for the following have now been programmed in : Multiple setup fees / minimum orders – Certain grades of aluminium would cause multiple setup fees to be added when selecting laser cutting for cut type, this is […]

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Online Quote Page Improvements

We’re currently working on some exciting new features for our online quote page. Prepare to order your laser and waterjet cut parts on your phones and tablets! Currently, our online quote page is only compatible with laptops and desktops. This was because we believed a mobile version wasn’t necessary, because customers normally wouldn’t store the […]

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