How Velcro Helped the BBC Film Places Never Seen Before

Friday, 9 March 2018 14:31:27 Europe/London

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The BBC’s latest wildlife documentary turns the tables by putting cameras in the hands of the animals.

Velcro helped Animals with Cameras had to overcome a number of technical problems to capture the inside of meerkat burrows, point of view cheetah chases and intimate moments between chimps.

Series producer Dan Rees explains that to meet animal welfare standards, specialist camera makers had to work within strict guidelines laid out by scien... READ MORE

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What is hot air plastic welding

Monday, 5 March 2018 11:10:28 Europe/London

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Hot air plastic welding is the process of joining two or more plastic surfaces together using hot air, usually applied by a heat gun.

Plastic products can’t always be made in one piece. It is often better and more economical to fabricate products as separate pieces.

Hot air moulding is cheap and effective, creating a very strong bond between plastic materials that won’t separate. The tools are easy to use and cost-effective. They shoul... READ MORE

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Hilltop Supports Tommy Sale MBE Youth Development Programme

Thursday, 1 March 2018 15:14:02 Europe/London

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Hilltop Products has started supporting the Tommy Sale MBE Youth Development Programme, a young player pathway created by the Leigh Centurions.

Designed to incubate the best young talent and keep players in Leigh, the scheme will work alongside a local college and community rugby clubs to create a route from junior age rugby league to full time Centurions players.

The club will start by establishing a Category 3 Academy to nurture young talent and... READ MORE

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Hilltop Products Sponsor Leigh Centurions Again

Friday, 16 February 2018 16:28:52 Europe/London

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Hilltop Products are pleased to announce that they are Chest Sponsors of the Leigh Centurions for a second season.

Hilltop’s logo will once again take pride of place on the front of the rugby league club’s kit. 

Steve Hill, Managing Director of Hilltop Products said: “Hilltop is full of passionate rugby league fans. We have been a proud sponsor of the club for several years now and have enjoyed highs and lows with the Centur... READ MORE

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Tech company gives office network cable makeover

Monday, 29 January 2018 16:06:04 Europe/London

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Messenger app company Slack has given its Toronto office a distinctive makeover, using different coloured network cables as a key design feature.

Slack, an app company that’s dedicated to helping companies communicate, used cable management products to arrange the multi-coloured network cables across walls and ceilings.  

Designed... READ MORE

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