L.S. Starrett Company

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Oxnam Road
Jedburgh
Scotland

TD8 6LR
United Kingdom

Phone: 01835 863501

Fax: 01835 863018

Web: http://www.starrett.co.uk


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Ensuring that medical trainers are not out on a limb

Ensuring that medical trainers are not out on a limb
Providing anatomically accurate and procedurally correct models used in training the next generation of medical practitioners, Limbs and Things has recently turned to band saw specialist Starrett for support. We all know that it takes a lot of dedication to choose a career in medicine. To become a GP takes around five years of further training on top of a medical degree, and to become a hospital consultant it can take between seven and nine years. Therefore, Limbs and Things provide vital services to this training process.
13th July 2017

The advantages of materials testing on the move

The advantages of materials testing on the move
Across a vast array of industries, force measurement is an essential part of product manufacturing. However, relying on large and expensive force measurement machines is not always feasible - or even necessary - in all manufacturing applications. Here, John Cove, marketing manager of measurement and metrology expert, Starrett, explains the advantages of using handheld devices for quality inspection and force measurement testing.
4th July 2017

Force measurement in the palm of your hand

Force measurement in the palm of your hand
Measurement and metrology company, Starrett, has introduced handheld force measurement to its product line up. The new DFC and DFG Series Digital Force Controllers will enable quality control managers across manufacturing, engineering and research and development sectors to perform accurate batch testing on the move. The new controllers facilitate testing of load limits, break limits and distance limits.
13th June 2017


The future nano world: Metrology for nanotechnology

The future nano world: Metrology for nanotechnology
Even though nanotechnology might seem revolutionary, humans have actually been experimenting with nanomaterials for hundreds of years – albeit accidentally. In fact, stained glass windows came about as the result of a heating and cooling process that adjusted the size of nanocrystals in the glass. Medieval nanotechnologists may not have been aware of the scale they were working at, but this art form is widely considered as one of the first examples of manipulating nanomaterials.
17th May 2017

Saw blade users provided with full technical support

Saw blade users provided with full technical support
  With a range of technical support services for plant managers and trades people, Starrett, provide a dedicated support which gives pre and post purchase advice for the full Starrett product range, on-site by telephone, email or through social media.
21st February 2017

An inside look at the Starrett showroom

An inside look at the Starrett showroom
Starrett has invested its knowledge in bandsaw machines and blades into a newly launched showroom and demonstration zone in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Starrett’s southern base means that customers need not travel to Starrett’s UK manufacturing headquarters in the Scottish Borders to witness a Starrett bandsaw in action.
12th January 2017

Students get hands-on with hand tool demo kit

Students get hands-on with hand tool demo kit
Students at Llandrillo College in North Wales were able to gain valuable practical experience in tools and saws after Starrett took its demo kit to a two-day event last week which saw the company’s tech support team demonstrate its tools and saws to an assembly of full-time students and apprentices from the plumbing, joinery, electrical and marine departments of the college.
14th November 2016

Latest band saw machine provides durability on the move

Latest band saw machine provides durability on the move
A new portable battery powered band saw machine has been designed by Starrett, specifically for professional installers and contractors working across multiple sites. The S1005 machine’s lightweight and compact design allows for safe and easy transportation, making it the ideal product for users across a range of trades. 
19th October 2016

Testing tribulations of graphene reveals composite market potential

Testing tribulations of graphene reveals composite market potential
Properties in graphene are amazing, being stronger than a diamond, but a million times thinner than a human hair. The market for this material may still be in its infancy, but graphene is already being hailed as one of the most disruptive technologies of our time. For the composite market, there is no doubt that using graphene could open up a host of new possibilities. 
27th September 2016

Solving the complexities of composite testing

Solving the complexities of composite testing
According to modern archaeology, one of the earliest examples of a composite material was the carefully soaked layers of linen and plaster used for the Egyptian practice of mummification. Here, John Cove, marketing manager of test and measurement specialist, Starrett, explains the complexities of modern composites and the software needed for effective test and measurement applications.
31st August 2016

Powerful cutting on the move

Powerful cutting on the move
Band saw blade and machine specialist Starrett has added a new bench top band saw machine to its extensive range. The S1105 saw has been designed to be lighter and more portable than others in the company’s collection, without compromising on performance. With a powerful, two-speed 850W motor and an adjustable cutting angle from zero to 45 degrees, contractors and hobbyists alike will benefit from the new machine.
16th June 2016

Like a knife through butter

Like a knife through butter
Starrett, has launched a new range of carbide tipped deep cut (CTD) hole saws. The new range is an ideal solution for the repeated intensive drilling of stainless steel, non ferrous metal, aluminium and copper of any thickness up to 25mm. The hole saw is designed for use by contractors in the electrical, mechanical, building, construction, HVAC, plumbing and other fitting sectors.
28th April 2016

The future of metrology: Big data & small machines

The future of metrology: Big data & small machines
Metrology specialist Starrett will be exhibiting at Control, the international trade fair for quality assurance, in Stuttgart, Germany, between April 26-29th, 2016. From stand 1940 in hall 1 of Messe Stuttgart, Starrett will be demonstrating real-life examples of how big data and small machines are revolutionising metrology and measurement, as well as developing relationships across its distribution network.
7th April 2016

Tooling specialist helps apprentices choose their trade

Tooling specialist helps apprentices choose their trade
Starrett has launched an infographic that will help young people considering an apprenticeship in building, plumbing, electrical contracting or an associated sector choose their trade. The infographic celebrates National Apprenticeship Week, which is currently taking place across the UK from March 14-18, 2016. The guide is available from the Starrett UK website.
17th March 2016

Force and material testing solutions

Force and material testing solutions
In the crucial world of metrology and inspection Starrett has an established and enviable reputation, having supplied a wide spectrum of precision measurement equipment to manufacturers and craftsmen across the globe for decades. Now, the company has applied this knowledge and expertise to creating a range of advanced, but exceptionally easy-to-use, force and materials testing solutions.
25th February 2016

Starrett hole saws go deeper and faster

Starrett hole saws go deeper and faster
Two new bi-metal hole saws that promise significant performance gains are now available from Starrett. Fast Cut and Deep Cut will replace the existing Constant Pitch and Dual Pitch respectively.
1st September 2015

Starrett shows its cut & thrust at EMO

Starrett shows its cut & thrust at EMO
At this year’s EMO exhibition in Milan, Starrett (Pavilion 18, Stand B13) will show a number of recently launched sawing machines and new blades developed specifically to increase customer productivity. The company’s 63m2 stand in the ‘band saws, blades and sawing’ hall will feature live cutting demonstrations.
19th August 2015

Starrett Saw Blade Technology Gets Mobile

Starrett Saw Blade Technology Gets Mobile
The L.S. Starrett Company has recently launched a mobile version of its popular PowerCalc band saw selection tool, developed to help with the selection of the correct band saw blade for any specific metal cutting application, and also provide guidance on the correct blade size for a huge range of popular band saw machines. Free to download and use from the Starrett website, the original PowerCalc software is easy to install and runs on any Windows-based computer device. Now, the free PowerCalc app has been developed to work on mobile device technology, including handsets running Apple, Android, Windows, and BlackBerry operating systems.
17th March 2015

Starrett Versatix MP bi-metal band saw blades cut quicker for longer

Starrett Versatix MP bi-metal band saw blades cut quicker for longer
Versatix MP bi-metal band saw blades from The L.S. Starrett Company set new standards in the cutting of structural steel profiles – such as RSJ, I-beams, C-sections, tubes, channels and small solids used in many industry sectors. It features a revolutionary tooth design resulting in a significant increase in tooth strength and, consequently, a reduction in tooth stripping. This, combined with Starrett Bi-Metal Unique Technology, ensures that the blades can easily cope with the shock loading conditions associated with intermittent cutting, making the blade ideal for manual ‘pull down’ band saw machines with uncontrolled feed rates.
28th October 2014

Band saw machine range to make debut in UK

Band saw machine range to make debut in UK
The L.S. Starrett Company has recently announced that it will introduce its range of band saw machines to the UK. Designed for small workshops or for use as a portable solution for site work, the range starts with the S1101 bench band saw. Weighing just 23kg it features a sturdy base and a die cast aluminium bow for rigidity and durability.
3rd September 2014


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