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Stainless UK Helps with Dawlish Storm Damage Repair

18 Mar 2014

On the night of 4th/5th February a major storm hit south west England and swept away part of the sea wall at Dawlish severing the main railway line into the West Country.
 On Friday 7th February, Stainless UK received an order from CAN Geotechnical, part of the team of contractors assembled to carry out the repairs, for the supply of marine Grade 316 stainless steel Grip Bar fully threaded anchor bars for use in tying together the new concrete wall that had to be constructed.

With the urgency of the repairs, Stainless UK quickly organised a weekend shift at their Sheffield factory to start manufacturing the 6m long, 36mm and 39mm diameter Grip Bar anchors. This enabled the first delivery of bars to be made on Tuesday 11th February.

 In total Stainless UK has supplied over 160 Grip Bar anchors together with 20mm thick end plates and fixings to the Devon site.


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