Steel fabrication works are evident in almost every commercial and residential property in Peterborough. If you are looking for ornamental or functional fabrication services for a construction or civil engineering project in the local area, here is more information.
One of the early decisions that needs to be taken for any structural frame is the use of steel or reinforced concrete. This has a long-term effect on the project, including cost and durability. Your choice has an overall impact on different aspects of building design, and its performance. Many businesses comparing structural steel vs reinforced[...]
Soda blasting is an environmentally friendly way of cleaning away dust, paint, coatings, dirt, and surface contamination. In this method, no damage is made to the surface that is being cleaned. In the blasting method, the soda blasting machine uses compressed air and delivers sodium bicarbonate to the surface that needs to be cleaned. This[...]
Fabricated steel and steel products play a vital role in construction and other industries. Some of the common sectors that rely on structural steelwork services are discussed below.
Powder coating is a protective treatment whereby a free-flowing dry powder is used on the surface of the metal. It is different from conventional zinc coating and has been used widely to make aluminium and other metal products strong and durable. Powder coating and liquid coatings that are made from same resins and pigments have almost the same[...]
At GLW we place a great emphasis on high quality structural steel fabrication – but what does the much used term ‘high quality’ mean in practice. Part of our quality assurance is in our adherence to the National Structural Steel Specifications. In this article we explain what the specs are and how our fabrications meet all the legal[...]
Quality assurance should be the most important part of any structural steel fabrication project. As such, it’s the responsibility of the steel fabrication company to make sure that each practice and process goes through a detailed quality assurance programme.
Soda blasting is an effective alternative to sand blasting on many industrial cleaning projects, especially where sandblasting can pose a risk of harm to delicate surfaces. The purpose of soda blasting is to remove impurities from steelwork (and industrial equipment), to prepare it for a protective coating. The blasting process enables optimum[...]
When you’re looking for outsourced structural metal fabricators, it’s important to determine whether they are the best fit for your project or not beforehand. Unless you want to end up with a project that lacks quality and reliability, you must find the right fabricator with the right blend of experience, service guarantees and suitability.[...]