With decades of experience, Venture Steel Group is well established as a family-run UK manufacturing company, and is dedicated to providing high levels of customer satisfaction. Because of this, Venture Steel Group continues to grow and increase our capabilities to provide a range of first-rate services, including the fabrication of steel toolboxes.
Venture Steel Group owns two sites, totalling over 75,000 sq. ft, allowing us to dedicate a portion of our business to the timely fabrication of tool storage
As specialists in steel, the team at Venture Steel Group deliver high quality steel toolboxes, which can be customised to suit the requirements and preferences of customers.
We work with British steel for the creation of our toolboxes, ensuring that our products are well made to the highest standard. Our toolboxes can be provided globally, working within agreed timescales.
The lifespan of a toolbox can vary greatly depending on its material, construction quality, and how well it's maintained. Generally, a high-quality metal toolbox should last for decades. With proper care and occasional maintenance, it's not uncommon for a metal toolbox to serve well beyond 20-30 years, becoming a reliable part of your workshop or garage.
The best metal for a toolbox often depends on the balance between durability and weight. Steel is a popular choice due to its strength and durability, making it ideal for heavy-duty use. Aluminium is another excellent option, offering a lighter weight solution without sacrificing too much in terms of strength, making it perfect for portable toolboxes.
Maintaining a metal toolbox involves regular cleaning, inspection, and lubrication of moving parts. Wipe down the exterior and interior with a damp cloth to remove dust and debris. Check for rust spots or scratches, and treat them with rust inhibitor or touch-up paint as needed. Lubricate hinges and locks with a silicone-based lubricant to keep them operating smoothly. Store the toolbox in a dry place to prevent rust and corrosion.
Toolboxes are commonly made from various types of steel, including cold-rolled steel, stainless steel, and sometimes galvanised steel. Cold-rolled steel offers a great balance between durability and cost, making it a popular choice for many toolboxes. Stainless steel is highly resistant to rust and corrosion, making it ideal for use in harsh environments. Galvanised steel, coated with a layer of zinc, offers added protection against rust, suitable for outdoor or moist conditions.
Cleaning a metal or steel toolbox is straightforward. Start by emptying the toolbox, then use a damp cloth to wipe down the interior and exterior surfaces to remove dust, grease, and dirt. For tougher grime, use a mild detergent mixed with water, and for rust spots, a rust remover or a mix of baking soda and water can be applied. After cleaning, dry the toolbox thoroughly with a clean cloth to prevent rusting. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials that could damage the toolbox's finish.