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Galvanized Balconies, Harpers Creek, Cork

Harper’s Creek is a new high-quality development of A-rated family homes situated on a beautiful, greenfield site bounded by millennia-old limestone walls. Meticulous attention to detail has been given to ensure these beautiful homes become timeless properties. In an exceptional natural setting of the Glounthaune Estuary, Harper's Creek is in one of the best-connected [...]

By |2022-05-09T06:51:57+00:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing|0 Comments

Intumescent Paint As Passive Fire Protection

Galco has recently become one of the newest approved intumescent paint contractors in Ireland offering Sherwin Williams Firetex FX6002 and Sika’s Unitherm Platinum. Fire is one of the biggest risks that can not only completely destroy a building, but also businesses, public organizations and of course lives. A Fire Rating and a detailed listing [...]

By |2022-03-25T09:57:59+00:00March 25th, 2022|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

What is Intumescent?

Many passive fire protection products are claimed to be intumescent. What does this mean and when can a product be classed as intumescent? An intumescent is a substance that swells as a result of heat exposure, thus increasing in volume and decreasing in density. Intumescent materials used in fire protection will increase their volume [...]

By |2022-02-08T10:21:14+00:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: galvacoat|0 Comments

The Butler Art Gallery, Kilkenny

McCullough Mulvin Architects transformed a former stone hospice into a new home for the Butler Gallery and a cultural centre in Kilkenny. Galco was a one-stop-shop for all drainage systems used during the renovation. The Evans Home, a former Almshouse, has been sensitively restored and combined with contemporary interventions, in the form of two, [...]

By |2022-01-11T10:55:11+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Case Study Drainage|0 Comments

Protecting The New Children’s Hospital

The new National Children’s Hospital in Dublin continues to develop. Galco is proud to be involved in protecting the project`s steelwork against corrosion and also applying intumescent paint passive fire protection. The hospital, which is under construction at St James’s Hospital in Dublin 8, is due to open in the second half of 2024. [...]

By |2022-01-04T11:46:35+00:00January 4th, 2022|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Case Study Paint Application|0 Comments

Pelletstown Train Station: Complete Corrosion Protection

The newest Pelletstown train station on Ireland’s rail network has recently been opened in North Dublin. The steel elements were hot dip galvanized then painted with Galco’s Galvacoat paint system, the perfect way to ensure that the project will serve the community corrosion-free for decades. The Pelletstown Station is situated between Ashtown and Broombridge [...]

By |2021-12-06T08:09:15+00:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Case Study Galvacoat, Case Study Galvanizing|0 Comments

Secrets of Hot Dip Galvanizing

Hot Dip Galvanizing is the proven way to protect steel from corrosion. It’s zinc-iron alloy coating is tougher than steel, which makes it ideal for transporting and erecting on site. It is also extremely durable, providing as much as 100 years maintenance-free life in most environments. In line with the new EU guidelines on [...]

By |2021-12-01T08:20:15+00:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Design For Hot Dip Galvanizing

Early consultation between galvanizer, fabricator, and designer is the key to obtaining the best results from the galvanizing process. Design features, which may aid the access and drainage of molten zinc, will improve the quality and appearance of the coating. For complete protection, molten zinc must be able to flow freely to all surfaces [...]

By |2021-11-30T07:33:20+00:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Galco Steel Limited ISO 45001 Cert A8

To get an Galco Steel ISO14001 Cert A3 Certificate, click the link below DOWNLOAD ISO 45001:2018 specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, and gives guidance for its use, to enable organizations to provide safe and healthy workplaces by preventing work-related injury and ill health, as well as by proactively [...]

By |2021-11-22T11:08:02+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Certificates|0 Comments

Store St. Youghal drained with Monotec

Recyfix Monotec drains Store Street project in Youghal. Cork County Council chose it for its lightweight, high capacity, fast installation, and monolithic drainage system. One of the biggest challenges of the project was to find the most suitable drainage solution that would solve the following issues: Strength, min D400 loading. Robustness, suitable [...]

By |2021-11-29T12:25:26+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Case Study Drainage|0 Comments
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