COVID-19 Update 23-03-20

Following on from the government’s announcement on Monday 23rd March we would like to give an update on GBC UK.

Currently our offices and workshops are still open as normal. We are taking all necessary precautions to protect our staff and their families.

We understand that some of our customers will be providing essential services during this time. Therefore, we would like to list our emergency contact numbers below in the event that there is no response on our normal office line.

  1. Howard – 07795572343
  2. Peter – 07585773882
  3. Laura – 07554114866
  4. Mike – 07585701504

One of the team will then be able to handle your enquiry urgently to ensure no essential work is delayed.

We would like to wish all of our customers, suppliers and their families health during this time. And as always we are here to help.

Thank you for your understanding during this period.

Coronavirus Update

** A short message for all of our customers and suppliers **

During the current Coronavirus pandemic we would like to reassure our suppliers & customers that we are following all given advice by the UK government and the World Health Organisation. Therefore, we are currently running a full service with precautions in place to protect our customers, suppliers and our employee’s.

We have put measures in place to protect our employee’s as well as their families and those who have close contact with the GBC UK team during this time.

These measures are also enabling us to future proof our business over what looks to be a difficult time for us all ahead ensuring that we are helping to maintain the financial health of our economy.

Where possible, staff are now working remotely meaning a seamless transition in the event of a full lock down in the UK. Our main phone line will also be redirected so any queries or calls will still be handled in the same way with the same level of customer service from GBC UK.

As always if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 01844 201555 or sales@gbc-uk.com where our team will come back to you as soon as possible.

From the GBC family to yours, we wish you all good health during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Supermaxi 7-24″ Bevelling Machine

Using our Supermaxi 7-24″ pipe bevelling machine we have recently completed some in house bevelling work.

The material – 14″ stainless sch 40 DN350

Leaving an impressive mirror finish on the bevel our Supermaxi machine completed the job with ease. Held up by our PJ3 Tri stand with a large V head.

Interested in the Supermaxi Pipe Bevelling Machine? Click **here** for more information

 

 

Polyurethane Wheel Kits for Stainless Steel & Exotic Materials

Due to customer demand we are pleased to announce a new product, the polyurethane wheel kits.

Specifically used for stainless steel or exotic materials they are perfect for non contamination and also non marking.

Weight load of 720 Kgs they are versatile for any workshop.

PWK3 – can be used on PJ3, PJ4 and RPS4 stands.

PWK3

PWK350 – can be used on PJ1, PJ3, PJ4 stands

PWK350

PWK350

PWK4 – can be used on Large Vee Head

PWK4

PWK4

For more information on our pipe stands please **click here**

Download Polyurethane Wheel Kits technical data sheet PDF

MCA 24″ Hire Machine

Peter has visited a customer this week who has our MCA 24″ cut & bevel machine on hire to help with some tricky cuts & bevel preps in situ.

The material specifications – 28″ carbon steel, wall sch 40.

With limited access the split frame design of the MCA is perfect for these jobs.

MCA 24" Pipe cutting and bevelling machine

MCA 24″ Pipe cutting and bevelling machine

The customer who is currently working on an Air Liquide site was very pleased after getting a refresher on some training to get the machine up and running to meet their deadlines.

To see some more information on the MCA Split Frame Cut & Bevel machine **click here** 

Have a hire requirement? Contact us today by clicking **here**

On site MCA Training

Our sales & technical manager Peter recently carried out some on site training on the operation of the MCA split frame cutting and bevelling machine.

Working on 12″ Sch 80 mild steel with the MCA 6-12″ 110v Peter covered all aspects of the machine including set up, running & maintenance.

GBC UK offer training on all of our products whether at our warehouse facility or on site. For more information please contact us 01844 201555 or drop us an email to sales@gbc-uk.com

New distributor for the Finnish, Swedish and Estonian market

GBC UK are pleased to announce the appointment of PW-Tools Oy as our exclusive distributor for the Finnish, Swedish and Estonian markets for the pipe clamps, stands and purging range.

With 15 years experience within the rental and sale of pipework equipment, we are very pleased PW-Tools Oy have become a part of our network.

Some of our products below on display in the PW-Tools shop at their headquarters in Finland.

For PW-Tools Oy contact details please click **here**

Interested in joining our network? Send us an email on sales@gbc-uk.com where the team will get back to you.

MultiEDGE Plate Beveller Training

It’s been a busy September at GBC UK!

Recently our sales engineer Mike carried out product training at a customer’s facility on our MultiEDGE plate bevelling machine.

The material –

2205 Duplex with a 10mm flat & 6mm bevel out. 2mm deep, all done in a single pass!

For more information on the GBC MultiEDGE machine please **click here** 

To visit our YouTube channel to see the MultiEDGE in action please **click here**

To make an enquiry about our MultiEDGE machine please **click here**

Swarf Collection Seals

Swarf Collection Silicon Seals

A recent customer request for a solution to stop swarf falling into the pipe when bevelling downwards. The adapted K series silicon seals were modified to be fixed onto the Mini K abutment cap. The team made them in varying sizes to suit the customers specification. Also available on some of our other ID locking bevelling machines.

The Mini K with special swarf collecting seals

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GBC UK will be at Mach 2020

We are pleased to announce that GBC UK will be exhibiting at Mach 2020 taking place at the NEC in Birmingham between 20-24th April.

In the build up to the world renowned exhibition, we will be running special offers over on our promotions page. ** Click here for more info **

Displaying our newest equipment alongside case studies on the customised equipment for nuclear projects we have recently undertaken, why not pop by to our stand 20-505 to meet some of the team, grab a coffee and see what GBC can offer.

** Click here for the floorplan **

THE EVENT FOR INSPIRING, INNOVATING AND CONNECTING MANUFACTURING

Super Duplex On Site Bevelling

The staff at GBC UK recently attended a customers premises to carry out some pipe bevelling work.

Working on super duplex 6″ Sch160 and 16″ Sch80 our ID locking Superboiler T5 and OD locking split frame MCA 10-16″ made light work of the heavy wall leaving a mirror finish on the impressive bevels.

For more information on the two machines used please click the links below –

**Superboiler T5**

**MCA 10-16**

Superboiler T5 Video

MCA 10-16 Video

For further information on our on site bevelling services please contact us on the details below  – 

Email – sales@gbc-uk.com 

Telephone – 01844 201555

Enquiry Form – Click Here

 

Vlamboog B.V. & Intersafe Distributor Training

Recently Laura and Howard from GBC UK visited the offices of our exclusive distributor Vlamboog B.V. & Intersafe to carry out a presentation on the products they distribute for GBC UK in the Belgian, Dutch and Luxembourg markets.

A productive trip enabling our customers to see our products in more detail and to be able for us to build our relationships face to face.

GBC UK are committed to ensuring our distributors and customers have all the information and support from us to ensure the business partnerships are successful and rewarding.

Interested in becoming a GBC UK distributor?

Get in touch today on sales@gbc-uk.com or +44 (0) 1844 201555

On Site Bevelling Service

GBC UK On Site Bevelling Service

This week some of the GBC UK team have been on site at a customers facility carrying out on site bevelling services using our Mini K & Superboiler T5 machines…

Our guys in action with the Mini K Pipe Prep Machine

Some of the finished material

This on site bevelling service is available up to 24″ ID pipes with the option of on site or the material being shipped to our workshops also. But we don’t just stop at pipe prep! Plate prep is also available. 

For some more information on the machines we used for this job please see the links below –

Mini K Machine

Superboiler T5 Machine

Mini K Video

Superboiler T5 Video

For some more information please please click here to send us an email or call us on 01844 201555 

 

Beam Edge Plate Bevelling Machine

GBC Beam Edge

The GBC Beam Edge plate bevelling machine is an adaptation of the Compact Edge machine. It is designed specifically for edge bevelling of H beams.

With a variable angle of the bevel achievable between 0 – 60 degrees. The Beam Edge also utilises the Edge series milling head with 9 carbide inserts to ensure a smooth, mirror finish.

Beam Edge Data Sheet

Edge Machines Video

Beam Edge Plate Beveller

Beam Edge Plate Beveller

Beam Edge Plate Bevelling Machine

Beam Edge Plate Beveller

To make an enquiry about the Beam Edge, please click here to send us an email.

 

MultiEdge Plate Bevelling Machine Demonstration

A selection of photos from a recent demonstration of the GBC MultiEdge Plate Bevelling machine carried out shows the capabilities and finishing this machine offers.

The material bevelled : 22mm thick Duplex 2205 at a 45 degree bevel angle.

Working to the customers specification, we produced an X prep (double V) with two 10mm deep preps with a 2mm face, all in under 20 minutes!

Our team used the hardened inserts that have been specially designed for Duplex material leaving an impressive mirror finish as shown below.

No obligation demonstrations are available on nearly all of our machines, available at our workshops or the customers premises.

MultiEdge Plate Bevelling Machine

– MultiEdge Plate Bevelling in action –

To see a video of the MultiEdge Plate Bevelling machine in action click here. 

For the technical data sheet please click here. 

Interested in our products? Contact us at:

E: sales@gbc-uk.com 

T: (+44) 01844 201555

 

 

 

Metron Welding Supplies Open Day

GBC UK recently exhibited at the Metron Welding Supplies open day in Dublin. The show was a great success and there was particular interest in the GBC Edge plate bevellers.

The GBC UK representative, Mike Twist, was complimented on his impressive demonstration skills by Metron’s sales manager, Dermot Crowley.

 

 

 

Thin Wall Locking Jaws

We recently manufactured some special thin wall locking jaws for one of our customers to ensure there is no distortion to the pipe while our Mini K is in use.

For any special requirements or tooling please get in touch! We can manufacture bespoke items to suit most enquiries!

Contact us on sales@gbc-uk.com or (+44) 01844 201555

 

 

 

GBC UK achieve ISO 9001:2015 Accreditation

GBC UK are proud to announce that we have transitioned to ISO 9001:2015 certification.

Within the oil and gas sectors the ISO accreditation is recognised as a leader in the quality management systems within companies.

We intend to carry on improving our services and systems to ensure our customers & suppliers see our dedication to their business with us.

To get your copy of our certificate please click here.

 

 

GBC will be exhibiting at Fabex Saudi Arabia

GBC UK will be exhibiting at Fabex Saudi Arabia between 29th April – 2nd May in Riyadh alongside our exclusive distributor Alruqee Industrial Marketing Co. The entire GBC range will be displayed during the exhibition. We hope to see some of our customers there! 

For further information please contact us on +44 (0) 1844 201555 or sales@gbc-uk.com  Alruqee Industrial Marketing Company

 

GBC UK nominated for two 2018 Welding World awards!

GBC UK are very pleased to announce that we have been nominated for two Welding World awards in the ‘Best New Welding Product’ category and the ‘Best Welding Machine Supplier’ category. We are honoured to have been anonymously nominated, and would very much appreciate if our customers and suppliers could vote for us!

To vote please click the link below –

Vote for GBC UK

 

For further information about GBC Industrial Tools and our range of products please give our sales team a call on 01844 201 555. Or alternatively, fill out our contact form.

We cater to all customer requirements!

Here at GBC UK we cater to all customer requirements!

Neoprene covers fixed to the slip on stainless steel covers for our PJQ and PJ3 stands.

The GBC UK PJQ & PJ3 stand, fitted with large and standard size V heads. Custom fitted Neoprene onto stainless steel slip on covers as per customer specification, therefore enabling the Neoprene to be removed easily when not needed.

Another happy customer receiving their order before deadline.

Do you have an enquiry for something a little different? Call us today for a quote! If we don’t supply it, we always know someone who does!

Special machines for space restrictions..

These GBC Mini K machine’s have been fitted with an inline motor due to access restrictions on this particular project.

Supplied in new impact resistant, wheeled storage & transport cases for optimum protection.  GBC UK are always on hand to help find a solution to any project! Call us today to discuss yours!

 

 

 

 

Struggling with Bevelling Elbows and other fittings?

Just an easy little machining job for the capable Mini K with Elbow Locking Shaft…

GBC Industrial Tools Ltd recently carried out some contract machining for a client who required 100+ elbows machining and our client was extremely impressed the quality of bevels produced, and the turnaround time for delivery… less than 2 days to carry out 200+ bevels!!!

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