Expamet encompasses a wide range of products designed and manufactured in Britain and trusted by generations of construction professionals.
Windposts are designed to offer an alternative, cost-effective method of providing the additional stiffness that a masonry wall requires as specified by the Structural Engineer.
A wide range of straps, fixings, angles and brackets, wall starters, ties and reinforcement
Arch formers and accessories, plus beads in coated or galvanized metal, stainless steel and uPVC
The BAT Angle Support System is a bespoke direct fix system that can be adapted to various configurations to suit site requirements. The system can carry up to 9m of brickwork and accommodate various cavity widths.
BAT Angle Support Systems can be fixed directly to uncased structural steel frames. Universal beams will require a plate to be welded between the flanges at each bracket position.
The system can be fixed to concrete frames with cast-in channels or with anchors. The support angle will be provided with vertical slots or with horizontal slots to suit fixing requirements. The angles are supplied in lengths up to 4000mm for direct fixing to structural backgrounds.
Birtley began life as Birtley Building Products in 1965, based at the current site in County Durham. Originally a steel fabricator for the area’s mining and power generation industries, the company made its first steel lintels in 1967. Since then, Birtley has grown from reliable local supplier to a UK-wide force in construction design technology and product development.
In 1889, the British Metal Expansion Company was established in Hartlepool. It had sole European rights for the manufacture of expanded metal mesh, mainly for use as reinforcement and lath in the rapidly expanding sector of concrete construction. The business that grew from these early days later changed its name to Expamet.
Acquired by Birtley Group in 2015, Bowater Doors is a nationally-known name synonymous with top quality and imaginative composite residential door design and manufacture.
The product portfolio offers exclusive ranges for trade installers and a retail range providing doors direct to consumer and social housing organisations.
Birtley Galvanizing boasts one of the most impressive galvanizing plants in Europe. The plant achieves the finest quality hot-dip galvanized zinc protective coatings to BS EN ISO 1461. Using state-of-the-art technology the plant processes steel products using a computer controlled, automated handling system, enabling Birtley Galvanizing to provide full project solutions to many industries.