What is an abrasive disc?

Question Hi, I’m a fabricator and there’s a disc i’ve heard about that you can see through that would be dead handy. Do you do it and have you got any info on it? Cheers Sandy Answer Rhodius do a range of abrasive discs that are transparent in use and the holes also keep the…

What are Anti fatigue mats

Question Hi I’m interested in getting some new flooring for our operatives to stand on while they assemble items at their workstations. I’ve done some investigation and found anti fatigue mats may be a solution for us. Do you have any information? Bill Answer Thanks for raising the question. Anti fatigue and ergonomics in general…

How do I cut a pipe in a trench?

Question Hi I need to cut a cast iron 8″”(200mm) pipe. Access is an issue, what can you offer? Geoff Answer Hi Geoff Many thanks for the request. I think the best tool for the job is this one from Rothenberger. It will cut through steel, cast iron, copper, stainless steel, polyethylene and polypropylene pipe…

How do i cut holes in metal?

Question Hi I’ve got a number of holes in need to make in a steel beam. The diameter is 19mm and the depth is 10mm. I’ve tried blacksmith drills with my pistol drill and it’s taking ages. Any suggestions? Tony Answer Hi Tony, From the information given, I’d suggest a magnetic drill as it is…