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  • Our Time at The Outdoor Trade Show 2021
    Outdoor Trade Show

    On Monday 21st June and Tuesday 22nd June, Jamie Sargent – our Sales manager was able to attend The Outdoor Trade Show and get to meet customers and other suppliers. Find out how he got on below! You were at The Outdoor Trade Show for two days. What would you say were the highlights? J : Being able to meet people! Both existing and potential customers, it was also interesting to be able to speak with other buckle suppliers and discuss innovation. I was appointed into the role in November…

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  • Why Sustainability isn’t for us
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        Sustainability and supporting our environment are important topics. Ace Supplies UK LTD have been asked by you if we stock or are looking to stock recycled plastic fasteners. These include buckles, tri glides, cam locks and other accessories. We are aware of the global goals to be environmentally conscious and how important it is to work towards a healthier planet. We have spent a lot of time researching if recycled plastic components are suitable for our range and our…

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  • Raw Material Shortage Experienced Across the World.
    Raw Material Shortage

      We have received communications from our suppliers that unfortunately a raw material shortage is now being experienced across the board. This is due to a few reasons. This includes of course that countries across the world are now coming out of the pandemic. They are adjusting to the current climate and are increasing their needs for various parts. There have also been extreme weather issues closing factories as well as maintenance needing to take place. The culmination of these…

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  • A year with Ace Supplies UK LTD…
    Ace Supplies UK LTD

    We are now just over the year mark of COVID 19 being a part of our daily lives. It has been a learning curve for all of us but fastening distribution doesn’t stop! Due to Ace Supplies UK supplying the medical sector with speciality parts, we have been here to support all of our customers during this uncertain time. We are still maintaining our fantastic levels of customer care, delivery dates and stock levels. Luckily for us at Ace Supplies UK, the team has not been affected by COVID. We do…

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  • All About Assemblies
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      Are you looking for a unique product or have you been developing your own? At Ace Supplies UK, we can help to make sure that your assemblies are exactly to your measurements and needs. This can include logos on webbing/hook and loop tape, straps cut to your specifications and particular colours or buckle types. The possibility for customisation is endless! Over the years we have assisted many industries with their assembly needs such as medical straps, pet wear, exercise straps and more.…

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  • Exciting developments at Ace Supplies!

    So many new products!   Duraflex We are now stocking Duraflex parts! Metal eyelets, tags, hooks and more! We can source their existing products, both specialist and general use. If there is something that you are specifically looking for, let us know! Flame Retardant Webbing At Ace Supplies UK we are always looking for new, innovative products to be able to provide to our customers. Flame retardant webbing is something we have had our eye on for a while as we know that it is something that…

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  • What is Hook and Loop Tape?

    What is Rip Fast / Hook and Loop Tape?   Ripfast is our brand of Hook and Loop Tape. A fastener closure system that is made up of two separate parts, a “Hook” (The rough side) and a “Loop” (The fluffier side). It is often an overlooked, versatile tool that is utilised in many different products and sectors. There are many different options with Ripfast (we have four types available). so whether it’s for shoes and fashion, organisation of cabling or fixing products to the floor,…

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  • Polypropylene Webbing 101: What is it and why is it the best?
    What Webbing is best for me?

    Polypropylene webbing (as it is commonly known.) Has become widely used in a variety of sectors. Read on to find out what makes this component so special…   What is Polypropylene Webbing? A thermoplastic polymer developed in 1951, It swiftly overtook nylon in popularity due to its cut price, strength and other qualities. The polypropylene used in our webbing is converted into fibres which are then woven together into strips.   Advantages Of Using Polypropylene Plastic For Webbing It…

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  • Nylon or Acetal? What’s best for my buckle?
    Nylon or Acetal?

    Here at Ace Supplies HQ, we get asked this question a lot! If we compare Acetal and Nylon we can see the differences in strength and advised conditions.   Acetal Acetal is a thermoplastic polymer material. In looks it is shinier than Nylon. It is well known for its excellent tensile strength and chemical resistance. Acetal is also recognised for its flexural memory when put under pressure over a long period of time. This handy little plastic buckle is great at withstanding extreme…

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  • What Makes Ace Supplies Stand Out?
    Ace Supplies UK stand out?

    What makes Ace Supplies UK stand out? When purchasing goods of any kind, you will want to make sure you know who you are dealing with. However with the rise of online retailers resulting in a saturated marketplace and an almost anonymous way of purchasing goods it can be difficult to get a background of companies and know exactly what you are going to get. And when purchasing items that are designed for safety, knowing who you are buying from becomes incredibly important. Read on to find out…

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