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Materials Direct News

February 17, 2020
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Engineering Magazine – “Cutting” the cost of Technical Materials

Our founder James Stratford talks to Engineering Magazine about our ordering system for custom cut technical materials.
August 14, 2019
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One-Stop Shopping, Rapid Ordering and Delivery

In industry as well as in our personal lives we want quick, easy, selection and rapid delivery.
June 30, 2019
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To Tool up Or Not Tool Up? – that Is the Question

Historically, in the case of sheet materials for gaskets, thermal management solutions and other related applications, prototyping has been addressed by hand making parts or crudely modifying standard parts.
June 30, 2019
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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Downtime with Rapid Replacement Parts

When a machine goes down and a line stops or an operator in the field can't work, the rate at which costs can mount up is alarming.
September 18, 2018
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Grasp the Digital Advantage

Digital manufacturing is rapidly emerging in the electronics sector as a solution for both new product development and for maintenance, repair and obsolescence needs.