Galvanizing Awards 2023

The Galvanizing Awards are open for entries. If you have used galvanized steel, submit your project today. It is free to enter. Entering is free, quick and easy. The competition gives you the opportunity to raise the profile of your organisation. The winning entries will be featured in our 'Hot Dip Galvanizing' magazine, which [...]

By |2023-01-12T09:40:57+00:00January 12th, 2023|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Designing For The Circular Economy

We were delighted to host the professionals from The Institute of Clerks of Works & Construction Inspectorate in our Dublin plant. After the CPD presentation, we could demonstrate the practical side of the hot dip galvanizing during the plant tour. 🗣 - Very informative, and for anyone designing for the Circular Economy - says Alan Lawlor MICWCI, [...]

By |2022-11-29T09:05:19+00:00November 29th, 2022|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Gabriel’s Retirement

"It’s not a fantastic feeling to be leaving but it is fantastic to have so many friends." Gabriel Curtis, one of Galco’s most experienced advisors, retired after 44.5 years of service. We would not have enough words in this post to convey how important Gabriel was to our company. Probably the best recommendations are [...]

By |2022-11-10T10:55:23+00:00November 10th, 2022|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Important Revisions to ISO 1461

How the updated standard affects the galvanizing industry and customers? Learn more about Important Revisions to ISO 1461. ISO 1461 ‘Hot dip galvanized coatings on fabricated iron and steel articles — Specifications and test methods’ has now been revised by the international technical committee ISO/TC 107/SC 4. The standard will now be [...]

By |2022-11-10T15:17:11+00:00October 28th, 2022|Categories: galvanizing, Main News|0 Comments

May He Rest in Peace

As a mark of respect to the sad passing of Mr. Bernard Shanley Board Member and Former Managing Director of The Galco Group Our offices at: Ballymount Road & Greenhills Road will be closed on Thursday, 27th October, 2022 (We will be open for collections and deliveries except between 10:00 -11:00am) Benny was an [...]

By |2022-10-26T12:51:14+00:00October 26th, 2022|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Drainage Virtual Showroom

You can arrange a meeting with our sales team in our brand-new drainage showroom in Dublin, or... You can "walk" through our beautiful virtual showroom from the comfort of your own home, office or even on the go! Browse through our high-quality products at the touch of a button. Virtual Tour Tips 1. [...]

By |2022-06-23T07:32:51+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Main News|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

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

We are growing!

Our Access Covers & Drainage Systems Division Is Moving – Feb 1st As part of the ongoing development of our Access Covers & Drainage Systems business, we have acquired a new building, dedicated solely to this division – it’s just off the Greenhills Road, not far from the Walkinstown Roundabout (EIRCODE D12 CF99). We [...]

By |2021-01-29T09:47:15+00:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Main News|0 Comments
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