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SHL 25 Litre (25000ml) High Quality 94% Methylated Spirits (Denatured Alcohol)
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Mineralised Methylated Spirits is a denatured spirit prepared for industrial use. Suitable for use as a solvent for knotting solutions, spirit based varnishes, some spirit based paints and French polish. Methylated Spirits can also be used as a cleaner for paintwork, glassware and for wiping resinous matter from knots prior to knotting. It is also commonly used as a fuel for heating/cooking. Commonly known as Meths, Denatured Spirit, or Ethanol. It is is mixed with a small quantity of Methanol to make it unfit for consumption, and dyed purple.


As a fuel for marine and ultra-light camping (backpacking) stoves. It is inexpensive, may be extinguished with water, and can be transported without special containers. However, safety concerns do arise from the near-colourless flame with which alcohol burns. A jellied and dyed form is used in the Sterno brand fuel "Canned Heat", which is meant to be ignited and used in its container.
To pre-heat the vaporizing tubes on a wickless kerosene stove such as a Primus stove
As a sanding aid, as the alcohol helps to more easily remove excess dust because it does not open the wood grain the way that water does.
As a mealybug exterminator.
As a cleaning aid in removing ink stains from upholstery or clothes.
As a cleaner in daily housekeeping
As a solvent in shellac and shellac-based products.
As an excipient in a number of pharmaceutical products for topical use.
As a less expensive alternative to pure ethanol in preserving biological specimens.
As a less toxic alternative to methanol in the production of biodiesel fuel. Biodiesel produced using ethanol is properly called fatty acid ethyl ester, whereas biodiesel from methanol is properly referred to as fatty acid methyl ester.
For maintenance of wicks in kerosene heaters and lamps to remove water contaminants and restore the capillary action of the wick, as a wick cleaner and a kerosene additive, by adding approx. 1 teaspoon denatured alcohol per gallon of kerosene.
As a fuel for older toy steam engines which used a wick-type or vaporizing burner.
For window washing
As a fuel for fire jugglers and fire spinners. This can be used in conjunction with boric acid to create a greenish fire effect.
It can be used in cooking to test pectin levels when making jam, jelly and marmalade.

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£40.64 (£33.87 ex VAT)
Paladin LC CST 58/59 coaxial stripping tool - Paladin part no. 1255
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This coaxial cable stripper combines high performance and ergonomic design at an affordable price and is designed for use with for RG58, RG59, RG62AU, RG6, LMR195, LMR200 and LMR240 coaxial cables. This 2 & 3 level stripping tool allows easy removal of the outer jacket, shield braid and inner dielectric in a single step. Adjusting the cutting depth on each blade for varying cable thicknesses can be easily done using the hex key supplied with this tool. . The tool is pre-set for common strip lengths (these being 0.315 inches for the outer jacket & 0.157 inches for the inner dielectric) and the tension applied is self-regulating.
£19.99 (£16.66 ex VAT)
DB15 male to 5 x BNC 1.8m
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This cable allows monitors fitted with 5 BNC sockets to be connected to an older style Mac
£12.79 (£10.66 ex VAT)
Powerbook dock adapter (switchable) Centronics 50 female
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These allow SCSI devices to be connected to a Mac laptop or alternatively for the Mac laptop to be connected to another Mac as a device
£17.71 (£14.76 ex VAT)
Aerocool Strike-X 800W Modular 80+ Silver PSU ATX2.3 14cm Fan Single Rail
123 In Stock
Like all Strike-X products, the Strike-X power supplies bear the distinct "X" mark on the top aluminium frame cover. The "X" also appears on a sticker at the side of the PSU. The Strike-X power supplies are designed with the concept of "POWER", "STYLE" and "COOL" and they are perfect for those power-hungry gaming systems and look cool to show off!

Compatible with ATX 12V 2.3 and EPS 12V 2.92
Low Noise 13.9cm Fan with intelligent fan speed control
High-Efficiency 80+ Certified
Active Power Factor Correction (PF>0.99)
Green power design that meets EuP requirements
Safety / EMI Approvals: CE, CB, TUV, FCC, UL

80+ Certification 80+ Silver
Modular Yes
ATX12V Version 2.3
EPS12V Version 2.92
+3.3V maximum output current 24 A
+5V maximum output current 24 A
+12V1 maximum output current 66 A
+5VSB maximum standby current 3.0 A
Combined maximum output +12V 792 W
Combined maximum output +3.3V / +5V 170 W
20+4 pin ATX connector Yes
ATX12V 4+4-pin support Yes
EPS12V 8-pin Yes
PCI-E support (6+2 pin) Yes (x4)
SATA connectors 8
HDD Molex connectors 5
FDD Molex connectors 1
PSU Fan speed monitor Yes
Fan speed control Automatic
Acoustic noise level From 17.0 dBA to 30.0 dBA
Dimensions 85 x 150 x 165 mm (HxWxD)
Power Factor Correction Active PFC (PF>0.99)
Mains input voltage 230 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Protection Over Current, Over Voltage, Over Wattage, Over Temperature and Short-Circuit protection
Safety / EMI Approvals CE, CB, TUV, FCC, UL
Master power on/off switch Yes
Length of motherboard power cable 60 cm (approx)
MTBF >120,000 hours

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£96.72 (£80.60 ex VAT)
DVI A/I male to SVGA female adapter
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This adapter allows a SVGA monitor to be connected to either a DVI I or a DVI A graphics port
£5.68 (£4.73 ex VAT)
Aerocool Dead Silence Blue Gaming Cube Case 0.8mm MATX 2 x USB3 20cm Black Fan
Aerocool Dead Silence Blue Gaming Cube Case 0.8mm MATX 2 x USB3 20cm Black Fan
£0.00 (£0.00 ex VAT)
Data retrieval recovery USB 2.0 to IDE and SATA adapter
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These USB adapter cables have both a 2.5 inch and a 3.5 inch IDE connector as well as a SATA connector. They are compliant with USB 2.0, support SATA and SATA II and are compliant with USB mass ATA/ATAPI Ultra DMA mode. These units are supplied with a UK specification power supply.

  • Compliant to USB 2.0 Standard, PLug and play
  • OTB (One touch backup) function
  • IDE 44 Pin Connector for 2.5" IDE HDD's
  • IDE 40 Pin connector for 3.5" IDE HDD's
  • SATA Connector for 2.5"/3.5" SATA HDD's
  • Supports 480Mbps High Speed and 12Mbps Full Speed
  • Included External Power supply
  • UK Power lead
  • Supports Win98SE/ME/2000/2003/XP/Vista/Win 7, Mac OS

£22.54 (£18.78 ex VAT)
Gigabyte GM-M5050 V2 USB Optical Mouse Ergonomic Black
Gigabyte GM-M5050 V2 USB Optical Mouse Ergonomic Black
£4.52 (£3.77 ex VAT)