The purpose of Curtain Walling

The purpose of Curtain Walling

While most people will have seen curtain walling many times before, they often don’t know what it is when it’s referred to. Many skyscrapers and high-rise buildings use curtain walling in their construction, and at Crucial Engin eering, we specialise in the installation and manufacturing of curtain walling. Let’s look at what curtain walling is and … Continue reading The purpose of Curtain Walling

Aluminium fabrication – get in the know

Aluminium, a term, a metal, a product almost, but yet do we really know what aluminium is?  What it can be used for and the numerous benefits it can provide?  Over the years, aluminium has grown in popularity as manufacturers utilise more and more of the material's benefits.  For example, aluminium is lightweight, making it ideal for everyday products found around the home.  … Continue reading Aluminium fabrication – get in the know

Perfecting the process of Aluminium Fabrication

Perfecting the process of Aluminium Fabrication

Aluminium fabrication is a process that allows the material to be shaped and moulded to suit specific requirements and needs.  Fabrication is not a process that stands still or indeed rests on its laurels.  It is continually changing and adapting with new technology, so aluminium fabricators worldwide can modify their processes to get the best results for their customers from … Continue reading Perfecting the process of Aluminium Fabrication

Aluminium doors come in all different shapes, sizes, and types!

There once was a time when aluminium windows and doors weren’t such a thing, or should we say not such a big `thing.`  Customers couldn’t find a lot of information about aluminium and compared to UPVC and wood, safe options, aluminium seemed to be a move away from the norm, from what everybody else had.  Today, however, aluminium is not only growing in … Continue reading Aluminium doors come in all different shapes, sizes, and types!

Best maintenance tips for your aluminium doors

Aluminium is big right now.  And we mean huge!  So much so, homeowners are now opting for aluminium doors and windows as their first preference over their PVC and wood competition.  The main reason for this shift (or one of many) is due to the easy maintenance of aluminium. It is durable, withstanding even the harshest weather conditions, reliable, … Continue reading Best maintenance tips for your aluminium doors

Aluminium Fabrication Processes - The Refining and Smelting Process

Aluminium Fabrication – A tale of two processes

Aluminium is huge.  No, we don’t mean in size (although it can be) – but rather in terms of its popularity.  A composite material whose range of benefits is coming to the forefront, with more and more customers opting for aluminium within their homes, and businesses using it on shop fronts, office facades, and more.  Aluminium is renowned for … Continue reading Aluminium Fabrication – A tale of two processes

aluminium in comparison to steel material

Aluminium vs. Steel – which one wins?!

Over the years, there has been a considerable increase in the popularity of aluminium doors and windows.  Not unexpected when we start to delve into the benefits that aluminium can offer and the advances in aluminium fabrication.  To many, it’s believed that aluminium will soon outweigh, if not hold the same value as gold, making it a great go-to metal now.  Used across … Continue reading Aluminium vs. Steel – which one wins?!

aluminium door installation service

Aluminium window and door installation

Aluminium windows and doors are, vast becoming a popular choice with homeowners as they are proving to be much more durable, robust, and cost-effective.  There is also much more choice when it comes to style, design, and even colour now too.  Providing high thermal insulation as well as maximising light coming into your home, trust us when we say there are … Continue reading Aluminium window and door installation

Aluminium Fabrication pros and cons

Aluminium Fabrication: The Pros and Cons

Aluminium fabrication is one of the best methods and processes to draw out the brilliant benefits that aluminium can offer.  The process also offers opportunities for innovative products to be produced, supporting many different sectors and industry types.  Renowned for being incredibly lightweight, making it ideal for working with, aluminium is also durable, robust, and much stronger than steel. It … Continue reading Aluminium Fabrication: The Pros and Cons

curtain wall vs store front

Curtain Walling vs. Storefronts – The Difference

Designed to let natural light into commercial premises, curtain walls and storefronts are facades that protect properties from external elements as well as provide store owners with a view to look out of and shoppers a picture of what is on offer.  Both of these systems provide similar functions, like the ones mentioned above; however, there are some … Continue reading Curtain Walling vs. Storefronts – The Difference