Tag: British Stainless Steel association

Stainless Steel in the Built Environment E-brochure

Tue 26th July 2022

Our latest e-brochure is available for download and focuses on two recent case studies of stainless steel in the built environment. Download it here   

Visit us at UK Metals Expo

Tue 5th July 2022

Professional Polishing is delighted to be attending the UK Metals Expo at the NEC on the 14th and 15th September 2022. The UK Metals Expo is the only event that brings together the entire metals supply chain From primary metal manufacture to supply chain management, processing metals, fabrication, surface coatings and recycling. The conference programme …

New Chair of the BSSA announced

Mon 11th October 2021

Professional Polishing Services are thrilled to announce that our Managing Director, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock, is now the new Chair of the British Stainless Steel Association. The BSSA aims to develop and promote the use of Stainless Steels across the UK and Ireland in a range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, construction and manufacturing, as well as offering …

PPS joins Sustainability West Midlands

Thu 9th September 2021

Professional Polishing are one of the latest companies to join Sustainability West Midlands and commit to achieving Net Zero. SWM’s Vision is to guide the West Midlands to becoming a leader in contributing to the national target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 whilst addressing health inequality and driving inclusive growth. Using the …

An Introduction to Stainless Steel Polishing – Online Training Course

Wed 14th April 2021

Professional Polishing Services are delighted to launch their online bespoke training course for stockholders and fabricators ‘An Introduction to Stainless Steel Polishing‘. Focusing on everyday questions such as; Austenitic versus Ferritic material performance Abrasive media finish comparisons Common defects and surface stock removal Choosing the right finish for the right application and environment The course …

Business Masters 2019

Thu 24th January 2019

We are incredibly excited to be short listed for The Business Desk Business Masters 2019 in the West Midlands. Our 2018-19 investment plan is hugely ambitious involving nearly half a million pounds in capital expenditure on new machinery, improvements to our compressed air systems and extractors and the creation of new jobs.   The Awards …

Your Polishing Questions Answered (Isue 1)

Mon 9th July 2018

Here we look back at some of the regular questions we are asked and the advice given by Kirsty Davies-Chinnock. 1. My customer has fabricated a sign out of mirror polished 316 stainless steel. It has been in situ for less than a month and it has started to discolour, why? This is a really common …

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 …