Fabrication

In-house Steel and GRP Fabrication Services

Fabrication Services

At Lionweld Kennedy we understand that your flooring, handrailing or stair tread systems may be required in shapes, angles and configurations that are not readily available.

This is why we are proud to offer a dedicated, custom fabrication service that ensures your exact requirements are met.

How Can We Help with Custom Fabrications?

Whether you choose steel or GRP, the following fabrication categories are available:

  • Standard panels
  • Cut and bind
  • Simple fabrication
  • Complex fabrication

Our quality management systems are certified to ISO 9001:2015 and our health and safety management systems are certified to ISO 45001:2018, supporting our aim to deliver world class access solutions. All steelwork is CE, UKCA marked and certified to execution class 2. Find out more about our commitment to our clients.

Why Choose Lionweld Kennedy for Fabrication?

With a UK manufacturing heritage spanning over 100 years, our skilled team are best placed to handle even the most complex of fabrications. We are incredibly proud of our fabrication team, machinery and processes, as well as our award-winning apprenticeship programme educating the next generation of master welders and fabricators. 

Our fabrication service encompasses a range of access solutions including flooring, stepovers, staircases, ladders, cat ladders, and platforms. If you have a custom fabrication project in mind, don’t hesitate to get in touch and discuss with our expert team how we can help you. 

If you’re ready to proceed with your custom fabrication project with Lionweld Kennedy, then contact our team today. Alternatively, why not find out more about the products we offer and more services available to help you, including manufacturing and installation?

This interactive image will help you to understand the terminology we use for our products.

Click each touch point below to get a brief description of what we mean when we say each term.

Width

The overall dimension of a flooring panel is measured perpendicular to the load bearing bars.

Width

The overall dimension of a flooring panel is measured perpendicular to the load bearing bars.

Nosing Bar

A slip-resistant member attached to the front of a stair tread or flooring panel.

Nosing Bar

A slip-resistant member attached to the front of a stair tread or flooring panel.

End Plate

A plate welded to a stair tread for fixing to a stringer.

End Plate

A plate welded to a stair tread for fixing to a stringer.

Toe Plate (Kick Plate)

A flat bar welded to a flooring panel projecting above the top of the load-bearing bars.

Toe Plate (Kick Plate)

A flat bar welded to a flooring panel projecting above the top of the load-bearing bars.

Length (Direction of Span)

The overall dimension of a flooring panel parallel with the load-bearing bars (this dimension is always referred to as ‘length’ even if it is shorter than the width).

Length (Direction of Span)

The overall dimension of a flooring panel parallel with the load-bearing bars (this dimension is always referred to as ‘length’ even if it is shorter than the width).

Binding Bar

A bar or section fixed to the edge of a flooring panel flush with the top of the load-bearing bars.

Binding Bar

A bar or section fixed to the edge of a flooring panel flush with the top of the load-bearing bars.

Pitch

The distance centre-to-centre of load bearing bars or centre-to-centre of transverse bars.

Pitch

The distance centre-to-centre of load bearing bars or centre-to-centre of transverse bars.

Transverse Bar

A member fixed perpendicular to the load-bearing bars.

Transverse Bar

A member fixed perpendicular to the load-bearing bars.

Load Bearing Bar

A load bearing member spanning between supports.

Load Bearing Bar

A load bearing member spanning between supports.

Curb Angle

A rolled steel angle (RSA) fixed to concrete to support flooring.

Curb Angle

A rolled steel angle (RSA) fixed to concrete to support flooring.

Bar Surface

There are two types of surface finish, which provide varying slip resistance to the flooring:

PLAIN
A smooth finish creating a slip-resistance to the flooring.

SERRATED
A serration formed in the top surface of the load-bearing bars gives enhanced slip resistance.

Bar Surface

There are two types of surface finish, which provide varying slip resistance to the flooring:

PLAIN
A smooth finish creating a slip-resistance to the flooring.

SERRATED
A serration formed in the top surface of the load-bearing bars gives enhanced slip resistance.

Contact us to talk about your fabrication requirements