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What is Palisade fencing?

Published on April 1st, 2020
Palisade fencing is a popular and revered fencing solution that is utilised all around the world. This type of fencing is highly versatile due to the fact that the environment it can be used in is almost endless. It’s an application you probably pass daily but don’t truly stop to think about its abilities and impact. Not only does Palisade fencing set the boundaries of a parameter of an establishment but it also offers high-security features. Where is palisade fencing used? The key selling point of Palisade fencing is its …
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Bespoke Access Covers for below ground staircases

Published on February 24th, 2020
Steelway Brickhouse have recently undertaken a number of contracts to supply fabricated access steel covers and frames with clear openings 3.8m x 1.2m. These openings are for accessing staircases manufactured by our Wolverhampton manufacturing facility and are used to gain access to below ground plant rooms.The ChallengeThe more conventional design would be to supply spring assisted covers using 4 covers along with associated cross beams and channels to drain surface water. The problem with such designs is that when using the staircase …
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Concrete vs Steel Staircase. Why use Steel?

Published on February 24th, 2020
A staircase is an integral part of any kind of building, be it residential or commercial. When designing a staircase, the creative process of functionality, form and selecting the right materials are extremely important. The material of your staircase should be structurally sound, cost-effective, and aesthetically pleasing. Architecturally there are two main contenders steel and concrete. So, what are the advantages of a steel staircase?Strength & DurabilitySteel has extremely high tensile strength, it is made from iron and carbon, …
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58 Security Covers manufactured for prestigious contract

Published on January 30th, 2020
Steelway Brickhouse have recently secured a large order to supply a prestigious contract with 58 number Defender Torsion Spring Access Covers and frames complete with safety grids.Using the companies state of the art in house 3D parametric design software we were very quickly into production and laser cutting on our 2 lasers made short work of the steel elements. Using our 2 number CNC presses we were able to convert the flat patterns into the familiar “U” shaped frame channel and the fabrication could commence within 48 hours of the …
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Introducing Glide Lock

Published on November 28th, 2019
Steelway Brickhouse have recently developed a new locking mechanism concept for the high-security market. The patent applied for mechanism allows for easier operation of the padlock. It’s been designed to accept all of the main padlocks used within the utilities market and has been tested LPS 1175: Issue 7 SR4 rating.A lot of the issues with padlockable high-security access covers, is the 10-minute test imposed by the BRE. If a certain part of the padlock is exposed and is accessible then the padlock will be vulnerable and can be …
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