When it comes to structural steelwork construction, companies need to be diligent to avoid any possible problems. No matter what type of construction and steelwork is ongoing in a project, there are several dangers involved in the process.
Steel frame construction is steadily increasing its market share in the construction and civil engineering sector. However, is steel framing an effective construction method compared to the alternatives? In this article we will weigh out the pros and cons of structural steel frame construction as a guide for developers and design engineers[...]
When it comes to choosing powder coating for fabricated steel parts, it can be a confusing and time consuming process. What started off in the 1960s as a new trend in civil engineering, quickly stuck in the market and has been popular ever since. Power coating in Norwich makes up for over 15% of the total industrial finishing market, which is a[...]
When it comes to hiring structural steelwork contractors, you can’t afford to take a gamble with quality. Hiring a professional contractor can make all the difference between a durable and reliable structure. With professional services, you just can’t go wrong.
Unfortunately, many businesses don’t take sufficient caution when looking for[...]
When managing a construction or civil engineering project it is common to outsource structural and architectural steel components to a specialist fabrication company. For many project managers this is a sore point, because steel fabrications are notorious for throwing off project timetables and forcing products to run over budget. Quality is[...]
With structural steel components you can pretty much guarantee the same quality from any supplier in the UK. Delivery timeframe, customer service and coatings may vary, but the material quality of the steel itself will be the same. This is because all structural steel components – i.e. those used as part of the fabric of a building – have to[...]
Before you commission work with a steel fabrication company – in fact before you even discuss prices – there are some important questions you should ask. These questions affect the quality and value of the end product, so seek out comprehensive and honest answers from every company you approach. With a local company, arrange a face-to-face[...]
The CE Mark is recognised as a symbol of quality manufacturing across the European Union. By purchasing steel fabrications from a CE certified supplier, you can be assured of the highest standards of reliability and structural integrity. CE marks themselves are found on products ranging from toothbrushes and injection pens to toys and car[...]
Corrosion is the constant enemy of steel fabrications, whether used for architectural or structural purposes. The action of wind, frost and moisture can gradually eat into the metal, compromising its structural integrity.
This is why the majority of industrial metalwork is treated with hot dip galvanisation before it is employed in a building.[...]
When you look for a steel fabricator for a commercial project, choosing the right one will make the difference between getting a good quality product on-time, or suffering through headaches and disappointment. There are a lot of fabrication companies out there, and they all want your business.