How to Replace 1 Inch Thick Grates

Let’s just say it: 1” thick grates aren’t considered heavy duty anymore. Standards change. Architects once specified one inch thick iron grates for loading docks, warehouses and industrial areas. Typically, contractors installed them in an angle iron frame using the old wooden box form method. Why can’t I replace my 1” iron grates? Increased traffic …

TDS 3000 Series empowers art at Newark electric station

Hurricane Sandy took its toll on many things, including Newark’s grid reliability. PSEG decided to invest $277 million into a new switching station in the Fairmont Heights neighborhood of Newark to improve the city’s grid reliability after Hurricane Sandy. Switching stations re-route electricity to backup lines in case of failure. So if the main distribution …

Fiberglass Grating Options for Polycast Trench Drain

Fiberglass is a popular grating option for trench drain. As the price of stainless steel increases, fiberglass is filling the material gap because of its resistance to corrosion, its high strength, and its easy fabrication.  Also, more people are turning to fiberglass as a alternative grating because it has little secondary scrap value and is less …