Monthly Archive: June 2018

Is it ever worth having triple glazing?

Triple glazing is the new buzzword in the world of window installation. It’s widely used in highly developed countries in colder climates such as Norway and Sweden. Increasingly popular in the UK, some naysayers claim that the energy efficiency and impact on heating bills is negligible, whilst others argue that the increase in comfort is well worth the investment. Let’s take a look at whether triple glazing really is worth considering.

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What is triple glazing?

Triple glazing is the natural evolution of window design whereby three layers of glass and two cavities help reduce heat loss and improve comfort in the home. Triple glazing is dependent on excellent fitting in order to be effective and works best in conjunction with high-quality insulation.

Window efficiency is measured by U Values, which are also used to measure the energy performance of doors and walls. Standard single glazing typically has a

An introduction to cyanoacrylate glue

Cyanoacrylate glue is the manufacturing name for super glue. This versatile, quick-bonding glue has a range of industrial uses, and thanks to its easy application and relatively cheap price, has also become a household staple. It can be used to bond anything from metal to plastic and will stick skin to skin if given the chance.

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As its common name suggests, the bond Cyanoacrylate glue forms is incredibly strong, and this has also earned it the nickname “liquid nails”. But this said, it’s not without its application issues and deciding if the adhesive is right for your project takes some consideration.

How cyanoacrylate glue works

Curing is an important quality in every metal bonding adhesive application. And depending on the use and application, most metal-to-metal glues need radiation, heat or UV light treatments to facilitate bonding. Adding this process to an application is time-consuming and may require additional

We love Italia! The best loved Italian food in the UK

La Dolce Vita or the Good life is very much a part of the Italian dining experience. When you go to an Italian restaurant the good company is just as important as the food and wine itself. With Volare playing over the air, the Frescos of Rome and Sicilian monasteries on the walls and the chefs hard at work probably on a medium duty 6 Burner Gas range oven like the ones you can see at https://www.247cateringsupplies.co.uk/catering-appliances/commercial-ovens-and-ranges/commercial-ranges/lincat-lmr9-medium-duty-6-burner-gas-range-oven because let’s face it your average home oven is never going to cope with that amount of pasta to be cooked. Mine struggles with a turkey at Christmas!

But, what are we choosing from the menu when we go to our local restaurant?  Let’s have a look; the first 4 are not much of a surprise.

  1. Spaghetti Bolognese. It’s not really a surprise that this satisfying favourite is top of the list. Its