Load Bearing Access Covers Are Going Lightweight

Press releases   •   Apr 18, 2019 10:04 BST

Conventional load-bearing access and manhole covers are heavy, liable to corrosion and difficult to install and remove. The question facing modern architects and developers is how to retain the accessibility and strength, but improve upon the practicality, durability and performance.

UK Power Generation Facilities Adopt Made-to-Measure Composite Trench Covers

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2019 10:10 BST

Electrical power generation facilities have large quantities of cabling running below the ground as a matter of course, which must be accessed regularly. Back in the 1960s when many of these facilities were built, heavy concrete and steel or cast-iron trench access covers were the only option available.

¡La nube…cubierta!

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2020 10:00 GMT

Las tapas de composite diseñadas para los centros de datos en la nube reducen el tiempo de acceso a la infrestructura del cabledo de fibra óptica.

OPW Introduces Brand New 21 Series European Style Fuelling Nozzles!

Press releases   •   Oct 23, 2020 13:13 BST

OPW, a Dover company and a global leader in nozzle design and manufacture for over 125 years, is proud to introduce the all-new 21 Series family of petrol, vapour recovery, diesel, and AdBlue dispensing nozzles. Designed with attractive European styling and refined ergonomic comfort, the 21 Series nozzle is expertly engineered to exceed ATEX and TUV safety standards.

Magnox ouvre la voie de la manutention manuelle des couvertures de caniveaux dans l'industrie du nucléaire en spécifiant Fibrelite

Press releases   •   Jul 16, 2020 12:05 BST

Magnox a contacté Fibrelite pour fournir de nombreuses couvertures de trou d’homme et de tranchée pour remplacer les tampons dégradés en béton et en fonte existants. Ces travaux devaient être coordonnés et livrés dans un calendrier serré afin de fournir une solution sûre, efficace et cohérente dans le cadre des travaux de démantèlement entrepris à Hinkley Point A.

Magnox Leads The Way In Manual Handling In The Nuclear Decommissioning Industry By Specifying Fibrelite

Press releases   •   Jul 16, 2020 12:05 BST

Fibrelite were approached by Magnox to provide numerous replacement manhole and trench covers to replace the existing degrading concrete and cast-iron covers. This works had to be co-ordinated and delivered within a tight schedule to provide a safe, efficient and consistent solution within the decommissioning work being undertaken at Hinkley Point A.

Composite Manhole and Trench Access Cover Manufacturer Fibrelite Releases New Case Study Book Featuring Over 120 Installations In Over 90 Countries

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2019 15:01 GMT

Announcing Fibrelite’s New Generation Of Radio Frequency Friendly Manhole Covers – Designed For Remote Underground Monitoring

Press releases   •   Oct 15, 2019 10:00 BST

New OPW Case Study Book Featuring 120 Technical Installations

Press releases   •   Oct 08, 2019 10:00 BST

OPW, a Dover company is pleased to announce their second edition case study book, a library of 120 technical installations, with 40 new projects appearing in this edition. Projects span 90 countries and 16 industry sectors.

The Cloud…Covered!

Press releases   •   May 08, 2019 09:00 BST

Lightweight composite access covers designed for cloud and data centres speed-up access to underground infrastructure and fibreoptic cabling

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About OPW

A global leader in fluid handling, management, monitoring and control solutions

​OPW is a global leader in fluid handling, management, monitoring and control solutions for the safe and efficient handling of fluids from the refinery to the commercial and retail points of consumption, including loading systems, rail and transport tank truck equipment, tank gauging, fuel management systems, valves, fittings, underground and above ground storage tank equipment, spill containers, overfill prevention devices, secondary containment sumps and flexible piping, commercial and retail fueling dispensers and electronic POS systems, swivels, breakaways, and nozzles for virtually all fuel types, including LPG, Hydrogen and CNG. OPW also designs and manufactures touch-free and friction car wash systems. OPW has 3,850+ employees with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Brazil, China and India and sales around the world.


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