Tag: Professional Polishing. Architects

Case Study: The Globe at the AT&T Discovery District®

Thu 24th March 2022

Every now and then a project comes along that is incredibly special. During 2019 Craig Barnshaw from Inductaflex visited Professional Polishing Services to talk about having some 316 2B sheets polished to UltraMarine. Whilst the quantity required was quite small, just 250 square meters, the actual project was fascinating and much bigger than the quantity …

More than just scratching the surface.

Mon 18th June 2018

By Peter Davies Peter is the founder of Professional Polishing Svs Ltd and was Managing Director from 1983 to 2008. On the 1st July 2018 we celebrate our 35th anniversary and thought it was interesting to look back on this article Peter wrote several (many!) years ago. This is a historic article and for up …

Polishing Intricate Laser Cut Profiles

Thu 16th November 2017

As a polishing company that produces around 30,000 tonnes per year it is always exciting when we get a project that is a little different. We Dull and Silicon Finish tonnes and tonnes each day through our sheet lines and the material is often laser cut into decorative profiles after polishing. On some occasions we …

Stainless Steel Triangular Section

Wed 8th November 2017

Sometimes we’re asked to polish something completely unusual that it stops us in our tracks! We are no stranger to polishing RHS or Square tube to fine finishes for architectural projects but triangular section was something new to us. Sourcing the material wasn’t easy for our client either as the project required 6 mtr long …

Bronze Plate: Turning the Dull into the Divine

Tue 7th November 2017

Whilst we polish a lot of Stainless Steel we also polish non-ferrous material such as aluminium, brass, copper and bronze. Recently we were asked to apply a Satin Finish onto some thick bronze plate profiles. Bronze of course is synonymous as being the ‘third’ metal in medal tables and has been a semi-precious material since, …

Architectural Focus: The Hydro in Glasgow

Fri 27th October 2017

“The SSE Hydro plays host to national and international music megastars as well as global entertainment and sporting events. With a seated capacity of 12,000, The SSE Hydro augments the SEC’s existing facilities and stages 140+ events annually. Attracting an audience of more than a million visitors each year, the venue is consistently ranked by …

Please excuse our naked page

Tue 24th October 2017

We are sorry our News Page is a little naked at the moment as we have recently changed the technical gubbins behind the scenes. We are currently working to migrate the stories across which we will have done very soon. Check back in a few days when we shall have lots of interesting articles for …

The Great British Tape Off!

Thu 20th April 2017

We know that Laser Tape isn’t as interesting as cake, but if you make it to the end then there is an opportunity for some amazing Gower Cottage Brownies! Fibre laser tape is becoming more and more popular compared to ‘standard’ laser tape, which is suitable for Co2 applications. This brings with it a variety …

Midlands firm wins order for Stella McCartney Store

Thu 19th January 2012

With more clothes retailers closing this week, a Midlands’ manufacturer has received an order to process material for the opening of a new designer shop for Stella McCartney. Professional Polishing Services Ltd is no stranger to producing finishes for designers such as DKNY and Louis Vuitton and these have traditionally been satin finishes on stainless …