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Welders come in all types & sizes, be it an arc welder, TIG welder or MIG welder they all have one thing in common... A thirst for

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Wrapping your car in large sheets of solid-coloured vinyl is a popular way of changing your cars colour without an expensive paint job.

It

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In this third instalment of our Why Hilltop blog series, we consider Hilltop Products industry credentials and look into some of the sectors that

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Welder Cable Replacement - Choose Your Right Replacement

Friday, 23 November 2018 10:41:17 Europe/London

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Welders come in all types & sizes, be it an arc welder, TIG welder or MIG welder they all have one thing in common... A thirst for current.

It is no surprise that the arc welder, with an average current rated at 135 amps, can soon be a catalyst for welding cable degradation. When combined with the 3,000°C to 20,000°C extreme temperatures generated, welding cable damage becomes a potential issue.

Luckily, a broken welding cable doesn't ... READ MORE

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Cable management in meeting rooms

Monday, 29 October 2018 16:56:32 Europe/London

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Cable management is sometimes the last thought when planning meeting spaces, video conferencing facilities and boardrooms.

But it makes a huge difference to the usefulness of a space, not to mention what it looks like.

In this blog post, we track some of the worst cable management mistakes made when making meeting spaces.

Inadequate cable provision

Presentations seem so simple before you come to do them. All you need to do is get... READ MORE

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Managing Cables with Spiral Wrap Binding

Friday, 5 October 2018 16:30:13 Europe/London

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Cable spiral wrapping is a type of reusable binding that can be used to protect and organise your cables.

It is a near binding solution that works well on cables that may need to be unwrapped and wrapped semi-regularly. The wrapping keeps unruly cables tightly bound and helps protects cables from abrasion and sharp edges.

The affordable binding is useful for a whole range of purposes in industrial environments, in the office and at home.

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Heat shrink tubing to repair cheap headphones

Monday, 1 October 2018 13:27:06 Europe/London

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Audiophiles love big chunky headphones that they can really let rip. But sometimes you just need some cheap and cheerful earbuds.

These work well enough for speaking on the phone and listening to music on the bus. And they can be rolled up and slotted in your pocket much easier than enormous over-ear listeners.

But these cheap earbuds do have one massive problem – they are incredibly prone to breaking. If you have ever owned a pair of these ... READ MORE

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The best crimping tools for professionals

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 14:50:16 Europe/London

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Crimping is the practice of joining two pieces of metal together mechanically by applying force to one or both pieces of metal.

Primarily, it is used to attach connectors onto electrical cables – a job that usually requires a special crimping tool. Using pliers or the wrong type of crimping tool can create air pockets in between your wire and connector, which can collect moisture and cause fires.

There are many different kinds of crimping to... READ MORE

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