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The importance of fibreglass weave

Fibreglass is one of the most versatile composites in the world and has a myriad of useful applications. The material is known as glass reinforced plastic (GRP) in most industries. A wide array of different products include it, including platform grating, walkways, ladders, handrails, pipes, and screening. Continue reading

GRP ladders are anti-slip and non-conductive

One of the dangers with an access ladder is that the rungs can become slippery and therefore a hazard. The risks are further increased when they are located in areas with lots of moisture and contaminants such as oil and chemicals. To prevent accidents you must choose the right products, you can add protective tread covers to traditional ladders to increase slip resistance, alternatively you could choose GRP ladders that have a non-slip surface. Continue reading

Consider installation

Installation can be a major expense for businesses, regardless of the product they are dealing with. This is because of the amount of labour and extra costs for any machinery. There are ways to reduce the bill though, including choosing pre-fabrication or taking the DIY approach. At JBP we can offer Core6 GRP products ready to install quickly and easily, they are lightweight so often don’t require any specialist equipment to unload or move around site. Continue reading

Hillhead 2018 quarrying exhibition

The biggest quarry exhibition in the world takes place between 26th and 28th June 2018. Tarmac, a leading sustainable building materials and construction specialist, will host the event at their Hillhead Quarry in Derbyshire. Over 500 companies will be exhibiting their plant, equipment, services and materials. JBP will be in attendance. Although we aren’t displaying our products, we will be looking for networking opportunities and exploring if we should exhibit Core6 GRP in the future. Continue reading

Is GRP useful for quarrying projects?

Quarrying is in high demand across the globe, as we use it to obtain all sorts of critical resources. The problem here is the hazards, but the solution is to put the proper safety measures in position. We just so happen to stock several products that fit this bill, including the tread covers, walkways, grating, and handrails. The best part about all of this is that each one is made from high quality Core6 GRP composite. Continue reading

Applications for Core6 GRP in waste management

The waste management industry is a demanding one with plenty of challenges to overcome. It is vital to promote sustainability, using resources effectively, and protecting the environment. To achieve these goals the infrastructure needs to be in place and Core6 GRP fits the bill perfectly, offering many benefits. Continue reading

Why should you choose GRP for quarrying?

Quarrying is one of the most demanding industries in the entire world. It is responsible for producing important resources for use in all kinds of applications. The issue is that there are lots of hazards. The dust, dirt, moisture as well as vibrations can put people on site at risk. The key to addressing the risks is to ensure the right safety systems are in place, including walkways, handrails, grating, and also tread covers. JBP stocks all of these products and more. We are proud to offer the very best GRP for quarrying. Continue reading

How can we combat the increasing composite waste levels?

JBP offers high quality Core6 GRP composites. For years, we’ve supplied what people consider a premier product. Therefore we have built a wonderful reputation, broad knowledge, and extensive experience. As a result, when you order from us you are getting the absolute finest in composite handrail, walkway, stair tread covers, and platform grating solutions. Continue reading

Progress is being made with GRP recycling

Thanks to our knowledge and resources, Core6 GRP has become more than just a simple material. It is now one of the most widely used commodities in the construction industry. Traditionally, people would ask for aluminium or steel, however, due to the demand for site fixing, erosion resistance, easy handling, and weight saving, more individuals are choosing the composite. Continue reading

Tackling a big problem in the rail industry

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 travellers. Continue reading