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2018, as we all by now know, has been an incredible summer. Unbroken sunshine, record temperatures, the small matter of a World Cup

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Automotive

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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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Three steps to perfect heat shrink tubing application

Monday, 11 December 2017 15:55:15 Europe/London

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Heat shrink tubing is an expanded plastic product which contracts when it is heated. The contracted tubing can be used to seal connections, identify cables and much more.

There are different kinds of heat shrink tubing. The tubes are available in different materials and different sizes, they also have different shrink ratios. The principles of application remain the sam... READ MORE

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What is Neoprene and why is it used so widely?

Monday, 23 October 2017 14:11:30 Europe/London

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Neoprene is the first successful synthetic rubber. Created and commercialised by the American chemical conglomerate DuPont, Neoprene is used widely in industrial, electronic and household applications.

The general-purpose rubber has several advantages over natural rubber, but its high cost restricts its use to some very specific applications.

Here, we investigate the development of the man-made material and drill into some of the properties and ap... READ MORE

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How to apply heat shrink tubing properly

Friday, 13 October 2017 11:30:38 Europe/London

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If it is worth doing then it is worth doing well.

Engineers, electricians and tinkerers all know the satisfaction of perfectly fitting a piece of heat shrink. When your substrate fits snugly inside its heat shrink casing and there are no bumps or grooves along the length of the tube, the private sense of pride can improve your mood remarkably.

Whether you are an expert applicator or a relative novice, this guide will help you brush up on your skil... READ MORE

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