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Structural Steel Fabrication

Cambridge University Case Study

At GLW Engineering we believe in good quality. That’s why we take our CE rating so seriously, and why we continually invest in new equipment and innovations. However, sometimes there is nothing as good as a timeless staircase, and our recent project for Cambridge University reinforces the importance of finding harmony between appearance,[...]

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Structural Steel Fabrication

Join Us At The March Steam & Vintage Show

Image source: www.facebook.com/marchsteamandvintageshow

There are few better ways to experience the spirit of the historic fenland town of March than when the annual steam fair rolls into town. Offering a little something for everyone, this event showcases classic steam engines against a backdrop of local craft ales, a miniature steam train,[...]

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What Is A CE Marking & What Are The CE Legislations?

Quality and reliability are everything when it comes to manufacturing. When the fabricated part is an element of your building, vehicle, or equipment, you really need to guarantee that every single quality standard is covered. CE marks help you identify good manufacturing standards. Here’s your 101 guide to what’s involved.

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Traditional Galvanising, Hot Zinc Spraying

Exhibition Alert! Parson Drove Custom Car, Bike & Trike Show & Shine 2019

Nothing says summer quite like a classic car festival, and GLW is looking forward to exhibiting at this year’s Parson Drove. The festival is about more than live music, craft beers, and family fun. It’s also about bringing together people from local communities, connecting services and ideas. GLW Engineering and Construction Ltd are ardent[...]

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Shot Blasting

Shot Blasting A BMW E30 325i

We were happy to help the YouTube channel Restore It in their restoration series of a BMW E30 325i. It was a great opportunity to really get to look at the chassis of the E30. We had the chassis put on a rotisserie and shot-blasted with medium grit glass media.

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Shot Blasting

Shot Blasting & Priming A BMW E30

We recently had the pleasure of helping the YouTube channel Restore It blast and prime a BMW E30 chassis and all of its bits.

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Powder Coating

Can Your Wheels Be Powder Coated?

Powder coating is a superb method for rejuvenating older cars and motorcycles. You don’t have to coat the entire body to make a big difference. Highlighting the wheels in a bright and complementary colour gives an instant lift to both car and owner. And it’s easily done.

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Powder Coating

Are Powder Coated Wheels Durable & Robust?

Car owners ask what makes powder coating so durable and robust, and why it’s preferred over paint for a long-lasting protective coating on their alloys. To find the answers let’s take a look at powder coating - how powders are made, what ingredients give protection, and how the powder coating process works.

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Powder Coating

5 Problems That May Occur When Powder Coating Wheels

There are 5 problems you should be aware of that may affect the quality of your wheel powder coating:

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Powder Coating, Shot Blasting, Handrailing Fabrication

Jan & Feb 2019 Project Highlights

January and February have been a busy month for our teams. We’ve been working up a sweat taking on tough projects from many clients and bringing them to life. Let’s take a look at what we’ve achieved this month and the skills we’ve successfully honed.

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