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Monthly Archives: September 2019

  1. September 30, 2019

    2mins with Ryan Smith - Employee Spotlight Questions



    We asked Ryan, our Graphics & Media Processor, some questions about himself for you to get a chance to know Ryan a little more. The questions and Ryan’s answers below:

    How long have you been working at the Allendale Group?
    5 years

    When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    Game Developer

    What’s one hobby you’d love to get into?
    Rock Climbing

    What’s your most used emoji?
    Laughing face

    What’s your favourite sport to watch and which team?
    Don’t watch nor support anyone

    What’s your favourite movie?
    Naked Gun

    Do you have a hid
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  2. September 23, 2019

    Introducing the Edona Plating Range – Going for Gold



    We are pleased to announce our new Gold Plating Solution range, Edona Plating, which is available now. Our new brand offers the latest electroplating technologies, products and services to the Jewellery industry, as well as other users who are looking to refresh their products via plating solutions. Edona Plating specialises in precious metal finishing, electroplating, protective coatings and precious metal recovery.

    Plating solutions are available in Rose Gold, 14 karat gold, 18 karat Gold & 24 karat Gold (more plating options to follow), which all come in either 1 litre or 30ml bottles. The 1-litre bottles contain 8g of gold, whereas the 30ml bottles contain 10g of gold. Edona Plating Solutions are perfect for bringing a luxury look and feel to all jewellery, pens, coins, metal items and anything else that you feel can do with a gold finish.
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  3. September 16, 2019

    Next Generation WIFI 6 – What is it?



    There are more than 9 billion WIFI devices in the world and everyone is looking for the strongest & fastest connection speed, and it’s about to get a lot faster. However, the next generation of WIFI (known as WIFI 6) isn’t just about simply boosting the speed. It brings more benefits for our future-facing upgrades designed to make sure our internet speeds don’t suddenly decrease in a few years’ time. The new WIFI 6 is starting to arrive this year, and there’s a good chance it’ll be inside your latest technologies at home and at work.

    A new naming system, from the WIFI Alliance, identifies WIFI generations by a numerical sequence making it much easier to understand the technology on offer:

    • Wi-Fi6 are devices that support 802.11ax technology

    • Wi-Fi5 are devices
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  4. September 09, 2019

    Unboxing the Aoyue Soldering Rework Station (Customer Review & Video)



    It’s great to see our customers excitement when they receive their items from us, especially when we can capture the moment on video. This PCB Soldering customer, in particular, has created a video on unboxing his new Aoyue 852A+ Hot Air SMD Rework Station as well as writing a short blog.

    If you would like to read the blog, please click here. If you would like to watch the video review and unboxing of the package, please click here.

    For more information about our PCB Soldering products, please
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  5. September 02, 2019

    Mitutoyo 500-196-30 Absolute AOS Digimatic Caliper – Rated No.1 for Machinists



    It’s one of the first tools that come to mind when you ask a machinist to name a measuring tool and the caliper is normally the most important tool in their toolbox. A recent Top 5 Digital Calipers for Machinists article put together and published by Practical Machinist have given the crown to the worthy winner which is the Mitutoyo 500-196-30 Absolute AOS Digimatic Caliper.

    The Japanese-made Mitutoyo AOS Digitmatic Caliper is the best in class when it comes to precision metrology hand tools. It’s equipped with standard outside and inside jaws, made from hardened stainless steel construction and has ABSOLUTE System scale for error-free, high-speed measurements. The ZERO/ABS button
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