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Would you buy a 20 year old computer?

This is an interesting question to which most of us would answer ‘No’! Imagine your PC failing and taking a trip out to the computer store to browse a selection of used PCs from 1999. Probably running Windows 95 or with a bit of luck perhaps Windows 98 (you’ll pay extra for that!).

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Single Gas or High Definition Plasma Cutting?

​Need to invest in plasma but unsure of whether you need single gas plasma or a high definition plasma? For many applications single gas plasma cutting will produce a perfectly satisfactory cut although there are some limitations that you need to be aware of. In general a single gas plasma will create more bevel on the cut edge at production speeds and can only produce acceptable holes at a higher diameter to plate thickness ratio than high definition plasma.

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The Bison 360° Showroom Tour is Live!

Wanting to visit but too busy to get away? Or just like browsing through sheet metal and fabrication machinery? We understand - it gets into your blood! Now you can view the Bison showroom from the comfort of your web browser or even using a VR headset.

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Product Launch - RVD Tube Laser Cutting Machines

We are pleased to now offer the excellent RVD tube laser cutting machines, bringing an affordable laser cutting solution for processing of a huge variety of tubular sections and profiles. Specified with market leading components such as nLIGHT fibre laser and a RayTools cutting head, these high quality machines make light work of tasks which would take many times longer using conventional methods.

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Annual Investment Allowance Increased to £1,000,000 for 2019 & 2020

The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) has been temporarily increased from £200,000 to £1,000,000 for a two year period (1st January 2019 to 31st December 2020). For qualifying plant and machinery, the Annual Investment Allowance allows businesses to claim 100% tax relief in the year of purchase.

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