At GW Shelter Solutions we use a core range of materials to manufacture our shelters, canopies and street furniture.
The majority of our shelters have mild steel frames or gantries. Mild steel is extremely strong and durable, it can be easily formed and fabricated and is available in a wide variety of forms and sections. For all of our structures we use structural steel, and vary the grade depending on the application required. We typically use grades S235, S275 and S355.
Mild steel can be finished in the following way:
Rich zinc epoxy polyester primer. (Our standard protective coating). Powder coating primer containing zinc which is designed to give enhanced corrosion protection from harsh environments, providing a smooth base for the powder coating.
Polyester powder coating. This is a painting process designed for external use and provides a high quality, durable finish that is UV stable and has excellent abrasion resistant properties. The powder is sprayed onto the steelwork prior to being cured by heating the powder coated products up to 200degrees.
Other pre-treatments can be provided upon request.
Stainless Steel can be supplied depending on requirement.