Entries by Steve

Supporting Industry with Graphene Enhanced Face Masks

This year, COVID-19 has interrupted the lives of us all. With countries enforcing lockdowns upon society, most businesses have been severely disrupted. Towards the end of 2020, many businesses found ways to keep their workforce going with new social distancing rules in place, however a second wave once again inflicts trouble upon society and world […]

Celebrating 40 years! Industrial Abrasives Ltd

This year marks the 40th anniversary since Industrial Abrasives Ltd was formed. Forty years supplying natural industrial diamonds, superabrasives and other synthetic diamond materials to the diamond tool industry world wide. Technology has moved on tremendously during these years and so too have we. Our company was established to supply rough industrial diamonds during the […]

COVID-19 – An update from our Managing Director

As we supply our materials into a some key manufacturing sectors, we have gone the extra mile to remain open and continue supporting our clients without compromising the wellbeing of any staff. With our staff home office arrangements and as things currently stand in the UK, we are still able to maintain full social distancing […]

ISO 9001:2015 Certification – Transition Audit Success

Industrial Abrasives Ltd is committed to to a strict set of procedures and systems laid out within our ISO9001 Quality Management System that meet the required standard and are audited annually by UKAS certified auditors URS.  In 2018 the 2008 version of the system expired and was replaced with the new 2015 version of the […]

Single use plastic reduction – Internal Review

In 2018 we carried out a review of single use plastics being used within our business, particularly in our packing and shipping department. With ongoing concern for the environment and with increased awareness of the unbelievable levels of plastic found in our oceans, we felt it was time to do something. Following an internal review […]

We have moved to a larger premises!

After many years in Bournemouth, we have relocated our offices to a larger premises in the historic town of Christchurch, only five miles away. As from 1st May 2018, all mail should be sent to our new PO Box in Christchurch and for existing customers, we will be providing you with our new direct delivery address. Our former PO […]

Quality Matters! ISO 9001:2008 Certification ‘Auf Deutsch’

DEUTSCH: Aktuelle Unternehmensinfo: 2013 – QMS ISO 9001:2008  – die Zertifizierung wurde erfolgreich abgeschlossen         Am 3. Juli 2013 fand die Abschlußprüfung unseres überarbeiteten QMS (Qualitätsmanagementsystem) statt und wir freuen uns, mitteilen zu können, dass unser QMS den Anforderungen der ISO 9001:2008 entspricht und von URS (einer von UKAS anerkannten und zugelassenen Zertifizierungsstelle […]

Quality Matters! ISO 9001:2008 Certification

English / Deutsch ENGLISH: Company News: 2013 – QMS ISO 9001:2008 SUCCESSFUL & APPROVED On the 3rd July 2013 the final audit of our improved QMS (Quality Management System) took place and we are pleased to announce that our QMS now meets the ISO9001:2008 standard and has been certified by URS – a UKAS authorised and […]

indab- ‘Drill-Tip’ PCD (commonly referred to as Sandwich PCD)

Ongoing development of our ‘Drill-Tip’ PCD Grade (Commonly referred to as Sandwich PCD) has now produced some very positive results!             The processes involved in manufacturing this Polycrystalline Diamond (PCD) material have been further improved in recent months and this is now paying off. Now with improved adhesion of the […]