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How Museums Can Benefit from Abrasive Blasting

We’re lucky to have a lot of history here in the UK, and it’s important to maintain historical locales and artifacts for future generations to enjoy. As blast cleaners, we’re in a particularly fortunate position in that we can help museums and historical attractions do just that. Naturally, we love helping private owners maintain their …

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The Zetland Lifeboat – Restoring the world’s oldest lifeboat

The Zetland Lifeboat What is the Zetland? Built in 1802 in South Shields, the Zetland life boat is the oldest surviving boat of its kind in the world. The Zetland is a clinker-built, doubled-ended rowing boat, 9.15m long with a 3.1m beam. She required 13 crew members, although she could carry 20 in severe weather.   …

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Removing paint from the iconic Jaguar XK120 Pininfarina

1954 Jaguar XK120 Pininfarina The beautiful Jaguar XK120 was released in 1948, 8 years after the ellusive SS100 sportscar ceased production.  The original XK120s were built with ash wooden frames and aluminium panels.  They are ultra rare, but, some examples can still be found today.  The ‘120’ in the XK’s name refers to the top …

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Weighing Machines

These parts from weight machines are used within the food industry.  As part of on-going cleaning, the company needed the parts cleaning and sanitising – the perfect job for bicarbonate of soda.  Despite taking up most of our Unit’s floor space, the items were delivered and returned within two days!