News & Case Studies

Operational & Safety Instructions for Wire Brushes

Posted by Stefan Joseph on 15 October 2019

Like most things that involve power tools, there's a right and a wrong way to operate wire brushes and wheels if you want to stay safe and get the best results from your efforts.  Believe it or not, wire brushes and wheels can generate dangerous situations and/or create accidents if not use correctly. Read carefully the following information to ensure the safe use of these products at all times.

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Topics: Metal Finishing, Metal Cutting & Removal

How to select the right brush for metal fabrication

Posted by Stefan Joseph on 09 October 2019

Wire brushes are great for removing coatings from the metal surface, without damaging the base material.  They're also a lot more flexible than bonded or coated abrasives, making them ideal for cleaning hard to reach areas.  If you're in the market for a wire brush, but not sure which kind you need...keep reading, and we'll give you a hand.

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Topics: Metal Finishing, Metal Cutting & Removal

These are the best selling Mag Drills...find out why!

Posted by Roy Thomas on 02 April 2019

Introducing the Evolution ME42 Magnetic Drill and the Euroboor Low Profile Mag Drill (updated from Evolution Low Profile Mag Drill).  Lets have a look at some of the features that make these drills our best sellers.

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Topics: Metal Cutting & Removal

5 common grinding wheel problems and how to fix them

Posted by Roy Thomas on 19 March 2018

Whether you're new to grinding, or a seasoned professional, we've all experienced results that were errr... not exactly what were hoping for. While this can be frustrating, the main thing is being able to work out why it happened so you don't continue to have the same problem. We've put together a troubleshooting guide of the top 5 problems fabricators have when using grinding wheels, and how to fix them.

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Topics: Metal Finishing, Metal Cutting & Removal, General Abrasives Info

Are your grinding wheels providing maximum productivity and quality results?

Posted by Eddie Thomas on 13 March 2018

When you're grinding, you need a wheel that provides good surface quality, zero burns or metallurgic damage, precise component tolerances and a high production flexibility. On top of all that, it has to be cost effective. Read on - we've got just the thing!

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Topics: Metal Finishing, Metal Cutting & Removal, General Abrasives Info

Why go Platinum? Just ask Priest Sheetmetal & Plate Ltd [case study]

Posted by Clayton Thomas on 19 February 2018

Priest Sheetmetal & Plate Ltd, Christchurch - case study

When good just isn't enough - go Platinum!  At least that's what Priest Sheet Metal & Plate Ltd did.  While some might be satisfied with good, they say the only option is THE BEST. 

" The boys were struggling before with the other discs but now they’re probably getting 2-3 times more cutting life out of Euromarc ones"

We talk with Sam – Workshop Manager, at Priest Sheetmetal & Plate Ltd about what they use their thin cutting discs on, and why some Engineers might be saisfied with good, but their option is only the best, it’s got to be theTaipan Platinum Razor-Hub 1mm thin cutting disc.

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Topics: Case Studies, Metal Cutting & Removal

NEW and exclusive to Euromarc - ELITE drills

Posted by Andy Thomas on 12 December 2017

Experience an all new drilling sensation with our ELITE drill range.  Exclusive to Euromarc, our range includes jobber drills, reduced shank drills, double ended stub drills, step drills and 3 flute countersinks.  Find out more below:

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Topics: Metal Cutting & Removal

17 troubleshooting tips for threading with metal cutting taps

Posted by Natalie Henderson on 06 June 2017

 Having issues with your threading?  Not sure what's going wrong?  Read on below for 17 of the most common issues when tapping metal and their solutions...

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Topics: Metal Cutting & Removal

12 common drilling problems and how to avoid them

Posted by Shane Carroll on 17 May 2017

It always looks so easy when someone else drills that perfect hole.  They quickly selected the right drill bit, swiftly attached it to the drill, turned it on, drilled through the metal, and BAM, the hole is formed!....Then you give it a go and the reality is a little different to what you just observed.  We've listed 12 of the most frequently reported drilling issues and how to avoid them.  Read on to see if any of these could be you...

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Topics: Metal Cutting & Removal

What your boss wants you to know about mounting cutting & grinding discs safely

Posted by Eddie Thomas on 04 May 2017

Need to know how to change a cutting or grinding disc without damaging yourself, the disc or your machine?  Find the right and wrong ways of changing discs with images below...

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Topics: Metal Cutting & Removal, General Abrasives Info