10 Easy Reasons to use Pre-Assembled Posts

To compliment our superior range of balustrade and railing components, White Metal offer to assist our clients by managing key elements of their supply chain and manufacture on their projects. This means that we can supply pre-assembled posts ready for you to install. Its not ...

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Mirror Polished Components

did-you-know We can polish any stainless steel component to a mirror polish finish to suit your requirements. At White Metal we appreciate that beautiful balustrades also need to be hardy enough to withstand the test of time. ...

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Tolerances for Toughened & Laminated Glass

What is the acceptable standard? The GGF's standards state that flat transparent glass, including laminated, toughened or coated glass is acceptable if the following are neither obtrusive nor bunched:

  • Bubbles or blisters
  • Fine scratches not more than 25mm long
  • Minute particles
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Planning Permission v Building Regulations

Planning permission. Two words that are always greeted with eye-rolling. Two words that almost always cause confusion and frustration. Planning permission is a lengthy, and often expensive process. Planning permission, building regulations, and all other guidelines and rules are in place to protect our built and ...

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A Touch of Glass

In recent years, glass has soared in popularity and is now one of the top materials of choice within architecture and interior design. It gives an open and airy touch to a space, and complements contemporary spaces regardless of its application. Despite this, there’s the common ...

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What is Tea Staining in Stainless Steel?

Tea staining is discolouration of the surface of stainless steel by corrosion. It is a cosmetic issue that does not affect the structural integrity or the lifetime of the materials. Tea staining occurs most commonly in coastal areas and becomes progressively worse closer to the ...

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Caring for Stainless Steel

Our Technical Team are always willing to answer any questions.  03300 414 881 Stainless steel provides an outstanding combination of aesthetic appeal, corrosion resistance, strength, durability and cleanability. It is commonly used for a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications. The ...

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