01 April 2015

Pilkington on float glass production _ float bath and annealing

Second chapter on float glass production – float bath andamp; annealing Pilkington float glass line in the UK This time, Mike Woodhead, line manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, talks us through the process at the heart of float glass production, the bath of molten tin on which the glass spreads out to form a[…]

  • 01 April 2015

01 April 2015

Plywood column casings help to create a sixth form social space

The plywood column casings were finished in a ‘cactus green’ coloured laminate to match the building’s design Farnborough Sixth Form College is home to ‘The Greenhouse’, a purpose-built area that has been developed as a social space for its students With large areas of glass and a light interior, the building provides a bright environment[…]

  • 01 April 2015

01 April 2015

Louvres and dampeners offer ventilation to nuclear facility

Gilberts’ ventilation louvres and dampeners were specified for Rolls Royce’s Raynesway site Rolls Royce’s Raynesway site accommodates its core nuclear production capacity. Gilberts was recently contracted to build and supply the products to ventilate one of the site’s manufacturing buildings. Its WHK75 integrated louvres with VN75 dampeners were specified for installation. The Blackpool-based company also[…]

  • 01 April 2015

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31 March 2015

New walkway system provides anti-slip access to rooftops

The Kee Walk rooftop walkway system has been designed to provide slip resistance and fall protection The Kee Walk rooftop walkway system is the latest edition to Roof Edge Fabrication’s range of fall protection products. As well as providing workers with an anti-slip walking surface, the walkway system also delivers a separation route, which protects[…]

  • 31 March 2015

31 March 2015

Fire safety in the new MENA rail networks

Wrightstyle’s technical director Lee Coates looks at fire safety in the booming MENA rail networks including the Dubai Metro. It was a transport dream that started in 1856 with the opening of the first railway line in the Middle East, the Alexandria to Cairo line.  It was followed two years later by the Izmir-Seydikoy line[…]

  • 31 March 2015

  • 30 March 2015

30 March 2015

Pipe insulation maker rebranded as Kingspan Industrial Insulation

Kingspan Tarec renamed Kingspan Industrial Insulation Limited Pipe insulation manufacturer renamed as Kingspan Industrial Insulation Combining award winning continuous pipeline manufacture process and slotted board technology, enables Kingspan to offer fully bore-coated solution for pipe sizes between 15 – 610mm a matt theatre black facing providing a subtle option for exposed applications launched the first[…]

  • 30 March 2015

30 March 2015

Reznor first packaged HVAC unit for commercial and industrial

P125 HVAC packaged unit Reznor P125 packaged HVAC unit for commercial and industrial applications The new P125 unit provides a complete standalone solution for clients requiring energy efficient cooling and heating systems with the ability to provide fresh air and extract air solutions, ensuring a very high standard of indoor air quality. It provides heating,[…]

  • 30 March 2015

30 March 2015

Knauf SFS speeds construction of new homes development in Portishead

Knauf SFS speeds construction at prestige Crest Nicholson development   Knauf SFS installation at Crest Nicholson development, Newfoundland Way, Portishead, near Bristol. © Roger Donovan, Media Photos New homes in Portishead, Bristol Ninety4 on the Estuary included of 94 one and two-bedroom apartments. Located along the Dockside of the Marina, the apartments overlook the estuary[…]

  • 30 March 2015