Tackling a big problem in the rail industry (Mon 30th April 2018) - In recent years there have been a number of cases of metal thefts affecting the rail infrastructure in the UK. The high price of metals is causing criminals to target cabling and other metal items because of their scrap values. The thefts result in millions of pounds of losses every year and big delays for […]
Non conductivity is vital in rail settings (Sat 21st April 2018) - In the UK the process of electrifying the railways began in the 19th century. The idea was to modernise the infrastructure to improve speeds and efficiency as well as reducing track wear. Overhead lines and the third rail system now account for around 40% of the entire rail network. There are also plans to expand […]
GRP – A better solution for the rail industry (Mon 9th April 2018) - John Bell Pipeline concentrates considerable effort into supplying clients with our high-class Core6 GRP products. We cover a multitude of markets in the UK, including rail and chemical processing. What we aim to give these industries are sturdy and cost effective solutions that will serve users for years to come.
Using Core6 GRP grating solutions to create roof walkways (Wed 28th March 2018) - Many buildings have roof walkways to allow people to safely make their way around the surface. The idea is that the walkway will bear the weight of the individuals rather than the roofing materials. This in turn saves the surface from damage and minimises replacement requirements. GRP grating solutions make outstanding walkways, delivering increased safety […]
It is easy to install high quality GRP grating panels (Mon 19th March 2018) - Core6 GRP grating panels are useful for a wide array of different applications. For example they are suitable for industrial flooring, access platforms, trench covers, stairs, and even fencing. The material provides the perfect combination of characteristics to suit these requirements, including high strength and low weight.
GRP’s greatness lies in its strength (Wed 7th March 2018) - JBP are highly respected for providing top of the range products. Our Core6 Composites, GRP grating in particular, have become a favourite amongst businesses in the construction sector. Many professionals consider it a key component in projects. Available in two distinct forms and with a diverse range of useful features, you won’t want to miss […]
GRP requires very little maintenance (Sun 25th February 2018) - Businesses need to be careful with their operating costs, ensuring they are feasible and not likely to cause cash flow issues. A good maintenance plan can help as it will reduce the risk of costly bills for repairs. Choosing materials that require less upkeep is wise. Core6 GRP is perfect in this regard.
Structural profiles made from GRP can save lots of weight (Sat 17th February 2018) - Understanding the weight of structural platforms is important, most critically it has a big impact on the cost. It is significantly more challenging to manufacture, handle and physically install heavier materials. The weight also has an impact on the amount of support that is necessary. Maintenance needs can be higher as a result too. For […]