Northpoint Ltd: Corrosion – Pipes in Sea Water

Northpoint Ltd: Corrosion – Pipes in Sea Water

The chemical properties of seawater make it an ideal medium for accelerated corrosion of metallic parts such as pipelines. The chemical reactions that cause corrosion of pipes in sea water is predominately electrochemical in nature. It is estimated that globally circa...

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Metal Coatings Trends

Metal Coatings Trends

Industry Developments Observers might think that changes in the metal coatings industrial practices happen slowly, so slowly that in fact as an applicator you’re probably never in much danger of finding yourself left too far behind. That feeling that there’ll always...

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Corrosion Protection At Northpoint Ltd: What Is FBE?

Corrosion Protection At Northpoint Ltd: What Is FBE?

What does Fusion Bonded Epoxy (FBE) mean? Fusion Bonded Epoxies are thermosetting epoxy powders designed principally as a corrosion protection coating for pipelines, pipe fittings, support steelworks and, more generally, steel parts that require a high level of...

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60 Years Design Life For Resicoat R4 FBE Coatings

60 Years Design Life For Resicoat R4 FBE Coatings

This month, Northpoint announces a 60 year design life for its Resicoat R4 FBE coating solutions. Northpoint Ltd – Resicoat R4 FBE Design Life                                                      Date: Feb 2022 Dear Customer, Pipes, Spools, Vales, Fittings and...

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Multi-Metal Coating At Northpoint

Multi-Metal Coating At Northpoint

Powder Coating For Sheet Metal Fabricators Northpoint supports a network of sheet, tube & wire metal fabricators across the UK delivering quality powder coating services for a number of industry applications, from retail shop fitting equipment to electrical...

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The Gift Of Giving This Christmas

The Gift Of Giving This Christmas

2021 has been another difficult year for both people and business across the world and it is through these testing times that relationships are strengthened. Northpoint's Managing Director, Gary Marshall, reflects on the year and shares a Christmas message of thanks...

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All You Need To Know About Thermal Stripping

All You Need To Know About Thermal Stripping

Thermal stripping, or thermal cleaning, is a process whereby metal parts undergo thermal pyrolysis and oxidation simultaneously at an extremely high temperature in a controlled environment, ensuring parts do not deform when heated. At Northpoint, the thermal stripping...

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Northpoint Invests In Automation Machinery

Northpoint Invests In Automation Machinery

Northpoint has recently made a significant investment in automation machinery for our sheet metal coating line. Our newly installed powder coating plant by Gema provides a number of benefits to our existing coating line, including: Improved coating efficiency (less...

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Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) Approved Coatings

Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) Approved Coatings

What is DWI? The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) carries out approval processes for the Authorities of the UK (DEFRA) under the relevant regulations for each of the 4 Nations. The DWI deals with products/parts that will come into contact with drinking water up to...

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What Is Marine Grade Powder Coating?

What Is Marine Grade Powder Coating?

Reliability and durability are critical for steel structures that are exposed to environmental attack, particularly those situated close to the coast or off-shore (marine environments). It is therefore vital that the protective coating applied can provide protection...

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Q&A With Operations Director Philip Butterworth

Q&A With Operations Director Philip Butterworth

Celebrating 35 years at Northpoint this year, we interview Operations Director, Philip Butterworth, about his career progression and the growth of the company. Q: What year did you join Northpoint? A: A long time ago...February 1986, I can still recall my first day....

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Northpoint Celebrates 3 Employee Graduations!

Northpoint Celebrates 3 Employee Graduations!

Northpoint recently celebrated the achievements of not one, but three, of our fantastic employees who graduated with business degrees from the University of Bolton. Ewelina Labno, Tracey Rawlinson and Dominika Dziedzic all completed the BSc (Hons) Business Management,...

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NORSOK Standards at Northpoint

NORSOK Standards at Northpoint

NORSOK Standards NORSOK are internationally recognised Norwegian criteria with the objective of “supporting international standardisation work with Norwegian knowledge in order to improve international standards”. These standards have been developed by Standards...

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Northpoint Invests In Greener Future

Northpoint Invests In Greener Future

At Northpoint, we are committed to consistently improving our business practices, not only for the benefit of the business, but also for the wider community; paying particular attention to our services being as ‘green’ as possible and the safe application of chemical...

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5 Benefits of Northpoint Sheet Metal Coating!

5 Benefits of Northpoint Sheet Metal Coating!

Northpoint is not only a specialist in coating fencing and pipework, our facility also offers various powder coating options for a number of sheet metal products. Whatever your needs, Northpoint has a coating solution! Sheet metal coatings are designed for use on...

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All You Need To Know About Shot Blasting!

All You Need To Know About Shot Blasting!

Northpoint is committed to providing high quality coatings that ensure anti-corrosion protection and a lasting finish. We pride ourselves on our coating solutions fulfilling both practical and decorative purposes. To improve the overall finish of our projects, we...

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