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Metal Garden Furniture Restoration Services As the summer months have arrived and the lockdown restrictions are finally easing, many of you will be preparing your gardens for parties and BBQs. The perfect time to update and refresh any old garden furniture that you...

Hot or Cold? Paint Stripping from Metal

Hot or Cold? Paint Stripping from Metal

With all the concern regarding the risks of using acid based cold strippers, we always get asked about hot stripping chemicals, is it a safer option? How does it perform? Let's take a look at hot and cold stripping, and which is best for paint stripping from metal. So...

Choosing the Right Supplier

Choosing the Right Supplier

When setting up your Alloy Wheel Refurbishment business there are many important decisions to make, all of which will impact on your quality, turn around and profit. There are many things to consider when setting up your business; are you going to opt for a cold or...

Vehicle Restoration Services

https://player.vimeo.com/video/377741026 Simplified, our three-part process consists of: Stage 1: THERMAL PYROLYSIS – the application of heat in a controlled environment to allow pyrolysis without flames, turning unwanted coatings, filler and underseal to ash without...

Final stage of the Mini restoration – priming

Final stage of the Mini restoration – priming

Final stage of the Mini restoration – priming Final stage of the Mini restoration – priming There is a choice of 3 colours for the priming stage… off white, light grey and dark grey. The primer is powder coated on with an electrostatic charge which gets into more...

A MK 1 Escort shell we have been working on

A MK 1 Escort shell we have been working on

A MK 1 Escort shell we have been working on this week. The shell underwent our full process. Firstly, the shell was thermally stripped to remove its existing blue paint scheme. Next, we chemically de rusted and neutralised the metalwork before applying a tough epoxy...

A Frogeye sprite shell undergoing neutralisation

A Frogeye sprite shell undergoing neutralisation

A Frogeye sprite shell undergoing neutralisation A Frogeye sprite shell undergoing neutralisation in our new 18000 litre neutralisation tank. Our bespoke neutralising tank and solution removes the risk of any “bleed-out” following the stripping process, ensuring we...

Our stripper doing what it does best

Our stripper doing what it does best

https://player.vimeo.com/video/377740375 Our stripper doing what it does best on a set of 20 inch Merc wheels off a 58 plate ML280. These wheels are renowned for being as stubborn as the wife, so we put our HF to the test! The acid is 3 weeks old and as you will see,...

Powder Coated Wheels? No Problem!

Powder Coated Wheels? No Problem! https://player.vimeo.com/video/377740723 We could’ve used a standard powder coated wheel, but no, we wanted to prove how effective our stripper is.Please note: this wheel has been coated twice previously, stripped using our stripper...

Acid Bleed, Warped Panels!

Acid Bleed, Warped Panels!

‼️❌ ACID BLEED, WARPED PANELS! ❌‼️ Have we got your attention?! Are you looking to restore your car but worried about the dreaded acid bleed? Are you shying away from having it blasted because of panel damage? These are the first questions asked by any potential...