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“What does your brake press do?”

In today’s post, we thought we’d break down our brake press machine, it’s function and operation, whilst giving you an idea of our capabilities. A brake press is a machine pressing tool for bending sheet metal, by forming predetermined bends by pressing the workpiece between a matching punch and die. Just like our CNC machines,…


New Year, New Opportunities!

After another tough year of battling through COVID restrictions, the Red Box Team have been working hard to continue serving our valued customers and incorporate new skills and machinery, expanding our capabilities and reach. As mentioned in some previous posts, we now have more experience and equipment than ever at our disposal and we’re ready…


How to Maintain the Quality of your Powder Coated parts

In several of our previous posts, we’ve explained how powder coating is one of the most durable finishes you can apply to a part or component. The quality of the finish is unmatched, leaving you with an even and vibrant coat and with a little effort on your part, it can last indefinitely. However, with…


What are the Signs of a Good MIG and TIG Welder?

Almost everywhere you turn, you can find some form of welding in our modern world. The automotive, aerospace, construction and infrastructure, manufacturing, marine and transportation industries use welding, making it one of the most important fabrication processes available. Because of this, welding technicians needs to be highly trained and skilled, as the process utilises sophisticated…


How Does CNC Machinery Work?

CNC Machines are incredibly useful pieces of machinery in the world of industrial production and have become a popular solution to cutting or milling parts as they can adapt to the level of intricacy required for different tasks and can cut several unique materials. Many businesses benefit from the use of these types of equipment…


How Does Laser Cutting at Red Box Work?

In today’s post, we wanted to highlight how easy it is to get your parts cut by our laser, bullet pointing the procedure from start to finish. So, how does laser cutting work at Red Box Engineering? Read on to find out all.   Contact the Red Box Engineering Team via telephone on +44 (0)2380…


Laser Cutting Explained

As the Red Box Team continue to grow and develop on our skill and resources by adding a laser cutter to our expanding arsenal of machinery, we’re here to provide a detailed explanation and guide on its operation and the overall process. Laser cutting is a process that uses a high powered and focused laser…


How Does Laser Cutting Work?

Production of the first laser cutting machine began back in 1965 with it’s main objective being to drill holes into diamond dies. This progressed further in 1967 when oxygen assist gas was to cut 1mm thick steel sheet with a focused CO 2 laser beam, and this technology was put into production in the early 1970s to cut titanium…


Laser Cutter Now Operational!

A few months back, we mentioned in a post that we had received our new laser cutter. Amongst all the work we currently have on, the team have got it up and running so if you need a hand with some of your orders (no matter how large the scale or awkward the task is)…