John Burn to exhibit at Advanced Engineering 2016

advanced engineering 2016

John Burn Ltd, specialist distributor of composite materials, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at Advanced Engineering 2016. Taking place at the NEC Arena in Birmingham on November 2nd and 3rd, Advanced Engineering is a unique industry event that brings together five interrelated engineering communities under one roof. The five featured sectors of Advanced Engineering include; aero … Read More

Sika acquisition of Axson to become leading tooling supplier

Sika acquires Axson to become leading supplier in the tooling and composites sector. John Burn Ltd remains the principle tooling distributor in the UK & Ireland. In March 2015 Sika AG successfully acquired Axson Technologies. The newly formed entity SikaAxson officially started operating at the beginning of 2016 and will focus on block materials and model pastes, vacuum casting resin … Read More

John Burn Ltd has re-located

We’ve moved! John Burn Ltd has moved. In November we re-located from Stechford to Gravelly Industrial Park. A larger site and not a million miles away from Stechford. The move will allow our business to grow and also help us ensure we continue to provide our customers with the best possible products and service. We’ve been settling in over the … Read More

John Burn Limited Est. 1904 – Looking back to where it all began

John Burn Limited – Where it all began The John Burn Brassfoundry business was situated on Henshaw Road in Small Heath in Birmingham and was purchased by the Jennens family in 1904 for £250.00, which would now be closer to £27,500 and by today’s standards seems like very good business. This is where the story begins, as we have no … Read More

Methyl Methacrylate adhesives for bonding carbon composites

John Burn has a range of Methyl Methacrylate Adhesives for bonding carbon composite substructures. JB5020 & JB5030 MMA adhesives are very versatile and can bond a wide variety of substrates, but are particularly effective at providing an excellent option when it comes to giving you the ultimate balance of mechanical strength and impact resistance whilst remaining simple and quick to use. JB5020 & JB5030 … Read More

The next generation of modelling board from SIKA is now available NEXT DAY!

The NEW SikaBlock M600 & M680 is now available for NEXT DAY DELIVERY! Introducing the next generation of polyurethane modelling boards from SIKA Tooling & Composites. The M600 & M680 are setting new standards when it comes to machining characteristics and high quality performance. SikaBlock® M600 and M680 are in the density range of 0.60 to 0.68 kg/l. They both combine … Read More

Introducing the NEW UP BOX 3D Printer

Introducing the lastest and very best in desktop 3D printing – the NEW UP BOX 3D Printer. The UP family just got BIGGER! In fact, it just got BIGGER, FASTER and SAFER. It’s everything you love about the UP Plus 2 and more. Using a 3D Printer just got easier, the UP Box features “fully” automatic platform levelling along with … Read More

Another successful TCT Show for John Burn

It was another busy show for John Burn at the beginning of the month. The TCT Show continues to be the biggest and best show for the rapid prototyping industry. In recent years it has been interesting to see the speed in which 3D printing technology has developed and TCT provides the ideal environment to investigate all the industry can … Read More

John Burn continue to support the next generation of automotive designers

Royal College of Art student, Hoe Young Hwang, designs the ‘Super Normal Bentley’, a concept vehicle that looks at the way the automotive industry tackles modern design technologies. The ‘Super Normal’ Bentley As part of his final year at the Royal College of Art, Vehicle Design student Hoe Young Hwang, embarked on a project that examined the way in which … Read More

The UP mini 3D printer is now available from John Burn

New special prices for the UP mini – now just £465.00 Ex-VAT. The UP mini 3D Printer is a compact, desktop printer that is simple to use and BIG on features. Desktop friendly The UP mini 3D Printer has many of the features of its big brother the UP! Plus 2 3D Printer – the key difference being the model build … Read More