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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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Security Gates

Is Steel The Best Option For Your Security Gates & Barriers?

Security gates and barriers are an important investment. There are various different options to consider, and your manufacturer will be able to offer advice and guidance. However, here’s a brief introduction to some of the practical and fabrication elements that need to be thought about.

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Handrailing Fabrication

Legal Height Requirements For Railings In The UK

Railings have an important role to play in the safety of users, so they’re governed by a diverse range of regulations. In contrast with handrails, which are used for support, railings act as boundaries and barriers that prevent falling. As such, there are no strict limitations on their materials, but they must be able to handle a point load of[...]

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Security Gates & Barriers

How Are Metal Barriers Fabricated?

Metal barriers are found throughout the UK in a wide variety of places. Typically used in road construction and as safety measures, barriers help to limit crash damages, keep traffic flowing, and act as crowd control with pedestrians. How are they made? At GLW, we handle every step of the manufacturing and assembly process, from design to[...]

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Structural Steel Fabrication, Metal Fabrication in Norwich, Handrailing Fabrication

The Most Suitable Type of Metal For Outdoor Railings and Handrails

Your railings and handrails must do more than merely offer support and protection. They must survive rough weather, compliment your architecture, and keep looking good with minimal maintenance. Every metal satisfies these goals in unique ways, allowing project managers to find the precise properties they need from their railing systems.

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Structural Steel Fabrication, Balustrade Fabrication, Metal Fabrication in Norwich, Handrailing Fabrication

The Top 4 Most Important Considerations When Fabricating Steel Barriers

Whether to navigate traffic or provide security, steel barriers are a valuable addition to many public and commercial spaces. Their close cousin – the security gate – is equally important. When fabricating this type of installation, there are a few important dos and don’ts. Let’s take a look.

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Structural Steel Fabrication, Metal Fabrication in Norwich, Handrailing Fabrication

Pros And Cons Of Horizontal Cable Railings

Horizontal cable railings are a trendy option that’s enjoying a comeback as an alternative to metal, wood or glass barriers in residential and commercial properties. Cable railings are horizontal, twisted wire ropes attached to vertical posts made of metal or wood, with a top guard rail for safety and support.

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Powder Coating, Shot Blasting, Sand Blasting

Alloy Wheels Refurbishment: Powder Coating Vs Spray Painting

Refurbishing alloy wheels can give a vehicle a completely new lease of life. One of the questions each workshop owner faces is whether to use powder coating or spray painting. Each method comes with advantages and disadvantage for both the shop and the client. Let’s take a closer look at the two approaches.

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Powder Coating, Shot Blasting, Sand Blasting

How To Prepare Your Car For Wheel Powder Coating

Many car owners opt for alloy wheel powder coating for its numerous benefits, which include good looks and increased durability. Even though the powder coating process is straightforward, it requires thorough surface preparation to ensure a good coat.

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