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  2. New range of oil free silent air compressors from BAMBI

    New range of oil free silent air compressors from BAMBI
    The PT range of BAMBI air compressors offer oil free air with ultra low running noise of just 54 dB(A) and an improved duty cycle of 65%. See the full range here. Key Features of the Bambi PT Compressor Range: • Plug and Play Installation • Minimal Maintenance Required • Oil-Free Operation • Ultra low noise when running - 54dB(A) •...
  3. ½” Vs. 1” Pneumatic Impact Wrench Differences

    ½” Vs. 1” Pneumatic Impact Wrench Differences
    Pneumatic Impact Wrench - Size Matters Every DIY enthusiast, mechanic or tradesman, no matter their level of experience, reaches a point when they need something with a little more power – something a little more heavy duty. Pneumatic impact wrenches provide just such a boost. Providing superior torque and results, impact wrenches make tightening or loosening even the hardest nuts...
  4. What Your Employees Might Be Up To (Idle Hands Are Dangerous)

    What Your Employees Might Be Up To (Idle Hands Are Dangerous)
    Idle hands and Compressed Air When it comes dreaming up weird and wonderful ways of entertaining ourselves, humans have a great track record. When the mind wanders and we dedicate ourselves to something wholly silly, there is almost no limit to the insane and inspired ideas we can come up with. Compressed air, for example, is something most people associate...
  5. Pneumatic Tools vs Electric Tools in the DIY Workshop

    Pneumatic Tools vs Electric Tools in the DIY Workshop
    When it comes down to workshop equipment, DIY and tools, everyone has their own opinion. Some will swear loyalty to a certain orbital sander, whilst someone else will insist the same piece of hardware is terrible. Others might argue that one nail gun is far superior to anything else on the market but, when put to the test, the same...
  6. Why You Need a Hose Reel Today

    Why You Need a Hose Reel Today
    Life Without a Hose Reel Much of the time, using a hose means wrestling with an unwieldy beast. Anyone who has used a hose knows that they have an uncanny knack for wrapping themselves around anything and everything, often cutting off the flow and leaving nothing but an ineffective puff when you really want a powerful jet. As well as...
  7. When Nail Gun Safety Goes Wrong

    When Nail Gun Safety Goes Wrong
    Nail Gun Safety Every day, on construction sites and projects around the world, workers use nail guns. Their benefits – powerful nail discharge, extreme portability and the boosts in speed and productivity they deliver, mean that they have a big place in any construction job site. However, the other side of the power and speed of nail guns also means...
  8. What You Need To Know About Power Pressure and Flow

    What You Need To Know About Power Pressure and Flow
    Air Supplies Handy Guide to Everything you Need to Know about Pressure and Flow When looking for a power washer, it is often hard to find the right model, as there are so many different options out there.  With pressure cleaning becoming an increasingly popular way to clean driveways, house facades, cars and pretty much anything else, more and more...
  9. Tyre Inflators You Don’t Want To Be Seen Using

    Tyre Inflators You Don’t Want To Be Seen Using
    The Safety of Homemade Tyre Inflators Today, upcycling and repurposing is becoming more and more chic. Taking old pieces of furniture, wood, or any other material you care to mention and turning it into something new and functional has made its way into the mainstream. Newspaper articles and television shows talk about ‘hacking’ furniture – expanding it beyond its original...
  10. Why Traditional Compressed Air Outperform Airless Paint Sprayers

    Why Traditional Compressed Air Outperform Airless Paint Sprayers
    Airless Paint Sprayers - Factor or Fiction? Many people enter the task of painting – whether it is staining doors, painting them, applying a coat to skirting boards, or taking on an entire house – with enthusiasm and energy. However, and everyone one has been there, that enthusiasm quickly drains away when the scale of the task becomes apparent. Rollers...
  11. Air compressor safety: Don’t forget your personal protection equipment

    Air compressor safety: Don’t forget your personal protection equipment
    It’s as inevitable as death and taxes: accidents will happen. For that reason, it makes sense to leave nothing to chance when using your air compressor. Whether you have a small air compressor for domestic or hobby purposes or your work involves the use of a larger industrial compressor it’s vital to ensure that you have the right equipment to...