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Supporting Our Community with the Nundah Men’s Shed
We feel privileged to support such a fantastic community group, find out more about their story and our work with them.
Grinding Wheels from Said Tools
The consistent performance from wheel to wheel, the zero tolerance between the tracing pin and thickness of the grinding wheel, and the detailed geometry and accuracy of the wheels are just some of the many reasons we choose to supply Said Tools product to our customers.
How to choose the right knife steel for your application
Your finished timber products can only be as good as the machinery and tooling that process them. By investing in the right knife steel for your particular applications, you benefit from higher productivity and profitability, greater customer satisfaction/repeat purchases, and less downtime.
2020 The Year That Was – A Word from Craig Honeyman
People know me to be a very positive, passionate person however there’s no way to write a recap of 2020 without mentioning the pandemic and natural disasters. That said, I believe this year has taught the world a great deal. Narrowing in specifically on our industry, we’ve had a crash course in adversity and how to deal with it and the way the industry has rallied has been absolutely incredible.
Sharpen up! Why razor sharp cutting tools are your best friend
What is the true cost of running with blunt cutterheads?
Over-running your tooling to reduce changeover to a new, sharp head might seem like the easier option but knowing the consequences may change your mind!
Cost considerations: Choosing tooling that is right for the job
In today’s fast-paced manufacturing environment, the development of cutting steels and tools is progressing at a rate never seen before in this industry. So how can you make sure the tooling you use is right for the job? Craig Halfpapp explains.
Blunt sawblades could cost you 3 days of production
When your sawblades are not performing at their optimal rate, you can’t expect the quality of your product to be up to standard. Let’s look at the impacts this can cause and how to stay on top of your sawblade replacement schedule.
COVID-19 – an unexpected game changer for industry
If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that the ability to adapt has never been more important. Ashley Wilson, Technical Sales (VIC, TAS & ACT) takes us through his experience during Covid-19 and an outlook of the industry.
5 reasons why Accurate's training can make a difference in your business
We recognise that wood machining is a complex business which demands sophisticated machinery and skilled operators to ensure success and profitability. That’s why Accurate Australia & NZ have developed extensive training programs at all levels, to ensure that the quality of your human resource is in line with the quality of your equipment...
England scores its first all-timber football stadium
It will be “the greenest football stadium in the world”. In Gloucestershire, England, the world’s first all-timber football stadium has been given the green light...
The grand dame set to be topped with a new wood roof
Since the devastating April 2019 fire that crumbled major sections of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, discussion has been intense about how the 800-year-old landmark should be rebuilt.
5 ways that upskilling your workforce delivers a healthy ROI
Now that the new decade has begun in earnest, it’s as good a reason as any to invest in your team for their future development. To be successful, any enterprise needs efficient, dedicated people to help drive productivity, promote growth and introduce diversity to the offering...
North Sawn & OTC gain competitive edge with cut-and-balanced steel
Traditionally timber processors purchase their knife steel in bar lengths; manually cutting to size as required with instruments such as drop saws. Although this has been a satisfactory and commonly accepted practice; fewer and fewer companies are continuing this way...
Should I use high speed steel, coated or carbide knife steel?
Think about this for a second: when was the last time you took a step back and questioned the tooling in your operation? Have you been using the same knife steel for 2, 3 or even 5 years?
RIP Australian native trees – unprecedented death rates
For the first time ever, drought has claimed the lives of rare, centuries-old sandalwood trees in the South Australian outback. Ecologist John Read believes the situation is a real indicator of climate change...
NZ leading the world in earthquake-resistant wood construction
Following the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch NZ earthquakes, engineering scholars mobilised to try to devise solutions to the utter devastation that was seen in so many buildings that crumbled to the ground. Enter pres-lam.