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The Difference Between Metal and Steel

Metal and steel are regularly used in the same sentence. This is because steel, which is a hugely popular material for construction, has the appearance and feel of a hard metal, although the truth is that they are not the same. Yes, that’s right. Despite it often being overlooked, there are differences between metal and…


Waterjet Cutting Verses Laser Cutting

At Red Box Engineering, we choose to offer a waterjet cutting service rather than a laser cutting service. Why? Well, although there are pros and cons to both, laser cutting is more suited to produce huge volumes, whereas waterjet cutting – although can still do large volumes – also offers a far more cleaner cut and, therefore,…


Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019

Once again the Red Box Tools team attended the latest Goodwood Festival of Speed, which took place on 4 July 2019 to 7 July 2019 and received an incredible 200,000+ visitors. The stand, which was designed and built by Red Box Engineering, as it was in 2018, proved to be extremely popular with visitors and included hospitality…


Arthur Holt – Life Stories Prototype

Discover how the Red Box Engineering team created the Life Stories prototype: Item Description This is a reminiscence tool for people living with dementia and their loved ones, allowing people to easily access digital media (videos/ music of past events) with using the slides. It is inspired by old 35mm slide projectors.   About the…


Our projects are Limitless!

Over the last few months, the Red Box Engineering team have been working closely with Limitless Ltd, to create a range of window frames, cellar windows and various stainless steel frames. Limitless Ltd supply their customers with solutions that allow more light into areas of a home that may otherwise stay in darkness. These window…


Creating Slingshots

The Red Box Engineering team recently created aluminium slingshots for our client. We produced these slingshots using the mill and later they were polished to create a smart finish, ready for them to be sent the customer. Wayne, who uses the slingshots, and even creates Facebook videos demonstrating his skills, you can take a look…


Happy New Year from Red Box

The Red Box team are now back after their Christmas break, ready and excited to see what the new year brings… We have lots of exciting plans in store for 2019, including Goodwood Festival of Speed, Aerofriedrichshafen, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and much more! Last year we had the a great year in terms of shows and we are hoping…


Creating Christmas Display Stands for Blue Diamond

Blue Diamond recently approached Red Box Engineering for help with creating metal frames to distribute around the Garden Centres in the Southampton area. The team were more than happy to help create these intricate frames that would be used as display stands in-store at Blue Diamond garden centres. This was a large order for the…


Machining for GEA Pharma Systems

A large process engineering company, GEA Pharma systems, recently sent in a set of drawings, to request for the Red Box Engineering team to replicate them. The team were happy to take on the project to manufacture the product based purely on the design. GEA is one of the largest suppliers for the food processing…


Metal Fabrication for luxury homes, working with Limitless Ltd

Limitless Ltd are a regular customer at Red Box Engineering and we always enjoy viewing the end product in use. Limitless Ltd are a natural light solution company, providing stylish and modern light solutions in the home and workplace, across the UK and worldwide. Among their range includes Basement Light Shafts, Walk-on Glazing, Parans, Light…