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Powder Coating

How Does Wheel Powder Coating Work?

Powder coating wheel rims is in high demand right now because it immediately enhances any car, especially older models. Many new motorcycles also come with wheels that are already powder coated. The technique is well established and for good reason. Not only does it look great, but powder coated wheels are easy to clean, have a high resistance[...]

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Powder Coating

The Powder Coating Process Step By Step

You will probably have seen the eye-catching results of alloy wheel powder coating. A customer may have requested it or you may be considering trying it for your next auto repair or restoration project.

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Powder Coating

5 Tips To Restore Your Alloys' Good Looks

Alloys can last a long time without losing their attractive appearance, but it all depends on the degree of care of the driver. Dings and dents caused by mounting pavements or coming into contact with obstructions cause marked deterioration in their appearance. The time comes when a proud owner may consider either replacing the entire set or[...]

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Powder Coating

4 Problems That May Occur When Powder Coating Wheels

Wheel powder coating is one of the ‘tricks’ that can lift the appearance of an entire car to give it a far more attractive appearance. In the same way that dirty, scuffed or damaged wheels can cause the vehicle to appear unsightly, so the reverse applies. Powder coating is a cost-effective facelift. It also adds a layer of protection from[...]

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Powder Coating

Why Powder Coating Is A Great Cost Effective Way To Refurbish Your Old Motorbike

Restoring and rebuilding motorbikes is a labour of love that is best topped off with a powder coating finish for a glossy, hard wearing effect. Almost every part can be powder coated and the best starting point is when the bike has been broken down so that each part can be treated individually.

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Powder Coating

What To Look For When Choosing The Right Company To Powder Coat Your Wheels

Powder coating wheel rims is one of the sure fire ways to bring an older car back to life. The fresh and shiny sparkle that powder coating delivers can be done either in an eye catching colour or matched carefully to the existing colour. Owners like the choice, no matter which option they choose. By offering them powder coating you are[...]

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Insider

GLW Wins Production Excellence Award For Second Consecutive Year

We are delighted to have won the Building & Construction Review’s Building Excellence Award in 2019! This reflects the major investments we’ve made over the past 12 months, especially in terms of 3D CAD design applications and in-house soda blasting/surface preparation facilities. We were humbled to have been nominated out of hundreds of[...]

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Structural Steel Fabrication

What Are The UK Building Regulations For Stairs & Steel Banister Rails?

At GLW Engineering, amongst the many quality steel products we make are bannisters and railings. These simple devices are literal lifesavers, protecting users from falls, drops, and trips on stairwells and high platforms.

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Structural Steel Fabrication

How To Find The Right Steel Barrier Contractor For Your Project

Everyone knows that the best contractors must be trustworthy and reliable. They also have to offer a personalised, customer-focused service at a practical cost. However, given that virtually every company will claim to do this, how do you pick the one that is really guaranteed to perform?

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Metal Fabrication in Norwich, Security Gates

How To Specify Your Metal Security Gates Correctly

When designing and installing security gates, the planning phase is crucial. There are various details that fabricators need to know in order to create the perfect, high-quality product. Here are some of the factors that a trustworthy security gate fabricator will ask for, and some of the elements that you will need to think about.

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