Contracting custom steel fabrication is an important part of any building process, but there are a few things to consider before you decide on who to trust with getting the job done. Any custom engineering project will have a variety of challenges associated with it, so you need to know that the company you choose will be up to the task.
After your steel constructions are fabricated, you will need to decide how to protect them from corrosion. There are many ways to do this, and two of the most common are powder coating and wet paint spraying. Both these methods will protect the steel, and to some degree they can be used interchangeably.
Raw steel needs to be protected from the elements to prevent corrosion. There are many ways to achieve this protection, each with benefits for specific purposes. Here at GLW Engineering we can help you to get the right coating for your custom steel work, and make sure that it lasts a long time.
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Media blasting is how we clean up steel after fabrication. When we go to blast steel components there are a lot of options and they all have something different to offer. Grit blasting is a blanket term for using an abrasive that is shot at high velocity, which will clean or alter the metal's surface. Media blasting can be used to varying effects,[...]
If you are commissioning custom steel fabrication for commercial or civil construction, you may be wondering if you need to have a CE marking on the work. There are many conflicting ideas that surround these regulations, but we can offer you a simple answer.