Frequently asked questions

Q. What is your minimum order charge?
A. £18.00
Q. What is your carriage paid level?
A. £80.00 for UK mainland standard 1-2 day delivery only
Q. What are the carriage charges?
A. These are calculated upon the weight of the order. Please contact us for further information.
Q. Do you deliver locally?
A. Yes, we have our own transport which delivers twice a week within the Birmingham and Black Country area.
Q. How do I become a distributor?
A. For further information on this, please contact us
Q. How can I place an order?
A. You can order by fax, telephone, email or via the trade counter. We currently do not offer online ordering.
Q. Can and how do I open an account?
A. Please contact us and we will send out the appropriate forms.
Q. Are you accredited to ISO 9001:2008
A. Yes, our Certificate number is LRQ4004086/A which can be downloaded here.
Q. Are you accredited to ISO 14001?
A. No, not at this time however we follow its requirements.
Q. I would like to see a representative, how do I request this?
A. All contact details can be found on the contact us page.
Q. What forms of payment do you accept?
A. Further information can be found on the order services page
Q. Do you accept payment via credit card?
A. Yes, the types accepted can be found on the order services page
Q. I canít read or download the data sheets?
A. You need to register to be able to download the data sheets, you can do this by clicking here. If however you have registered or you are logged in it might be that you need to download Adobe reader, this is a free of charge program to enable you to read the downloadable documents. This can be downloaded here.
Q. What does W1, W2, W2B, W3, W4 and W5 material specifications mean?
  • W1 = Steel plated
  • W2B = 430 Stainless steel band, steel plated screw & housing
  • W2 = 430 Stainless steel band & housing, steel plated screw
  • W3 = 430 Stainless steel complete
  • W4 = 304 Stainless steel complete
  • W5 = 316 Stainless steel complete
Q. Do you conform to:
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive The Restriction of the Use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) Directive Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances (REACH)
A. Where applicable all products comply.
Q. Can you supply sizes not listed in your data sheets?
A. Yes, we have manufacturing facilities onsite which cater for most needs, please enquire and we will be happy to help.
Q. Do you stock Inch and Metric sizes?
A. Yes
Q. We have a large order to place but would like to schedule it over the year, is this possible?
A. Yes, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Q. Our processes require we visit and perform a quality audit on your company, is this possible?
A. Yes we would welcome a visit, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Q. Is the plating you use free of CR6?
A. Where necessary our products are free of CR6 and conform with European legislation. We sell to many industries including Agriculture which does not fall within this legislation. If you have any questions, please contact us and we can discuss this further.
Q. Which carrier do you use?
A. Fedex.
Q. What is your GPS address?
A. 52.311207,-1.945503