Grit blasting is a surface preparation method that involves spraying a surface with abrasive grits under high pressure. This blasts away surface contaminants and old paint and prepares a surface for finishing, coating or repainting. Depending on the surface on which the work is being performed, the abrasive media can consist of metallic shards,[...]
With May 2019 now upon us, its time to take a quick look back at some of our project highlights from the last couple of months!
This article is for any car owner who may be considering getting his or her alloy car wheels powder coated. Our recommendation is, yes, powder coating is a worthwhile investment, which will improve the durability of your alloys, protecting them from scratches and helping them look better for longer.
For the cleaning of industrial equipment, there is simply nothing better than abrasive blasting. This process is one of the best ways to remove rust, paint, oil and other surface pollutants from machinery. Sandblasting used to be the most popular form of abrasive cleaning in the UK, but has now been illegal since 1999. This article explores[...]
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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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,[...]
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.
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[...]
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.