Connectivity: viruses aren’t just airborne

Connectivity: viruses aren’t just airborne

The One Point on what you can do to make sure your systems are secure... Like good health, most people don’t appreciate good connectivity and internet security until they lose it. If these past few years have taught us anything, good connectivity is vital to stay productive and up to date with the rest of the world. No event in recent history has brought more disruption to people’s personal and...

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The top five properties of carbon fibre reinforced polymer

The top five properties of carbon fibre reinforced polymer

If you are in charge of organising structural repairs or reinforcements within your workplace, you might have discussed the option of using carbon fibre reinforced polymers with your contractor. And if you haven’t heard about the wonder that is carbon fibre reinforced polymers – it’s only a matter of time before it’s recommended to you! You won’t find carbon fibre reinforced polymers in most...

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Carbon fibre-reinforced polymer – what is it? And what are its advantages and disadvantages?

Carbon fibre-reinforced polymer – what is it? And what are its advantages and disadvantages?

Described as the ‘wonder material of the century’, carbon fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) is favoured by concrete repairs and strengthening specialists all over. The popularity of CFRP rose in 2016 and has been that way since – and we can see why! It is almost four times stronger than aluminium and 75 times lighter than steel, and gets the job done quickly, easily, and often more effectively in...

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Business Innovation – what is it and how can your business benefit from it?

Business Innovation – what is it and how can your business benefit from it?

With the Government striving for the UK to be a global hub for innovation by 2035, now is a perfect time for businesses to adapt, embrace and encourage research and development in the workplace. The UK Innovation Strategy lays out four pillars in its plans for spiralling business innovation – each with the overarching aim of placing innovation at the heart of everything this nation does. It goes...

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How to fix corroded steel?

How to fix corroded steel?

Structural strengthening expert Composites Construction UK looks at the best methods of dealing with corroded steel - which, if left untreated, can have enough leverage to compromise the safety of a structure. Not only can corroded steel – (or rust) – taint the aesthetics of a building, it’s a well-known cause of structural weakening, which leads to cracks, spalling concrete and breakages. While...

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