Materials we use
Gilcrest have long standing, tried and tested relationships with key material suppliers and manufacturers. Predominantly UK sourced materials are inspected and approved prior to any manufacture ensuring a consistently high-quality product.
Materials and ultimately products come with a company-backed warranty. A range of existing testing and flexibility to test to specific project requirements, all contribute to best quality materials and customer peace of mind.
Gilcrest Aluminium Honeycomb core comes in a range of thicknesses available all offering fantastic strength to weight properties and is ideal for hygienic environments as they are non-shedding.
Core - PIR
A thermal insulating, lightweight core available in slabs up to 1250mm wide.
Core - Styrofoam
An extruded polystyrene core with great compressive strength.
Insulating core with many uses, in particular within our acoustic paneling range.
Core - Plasterboard
Available in a range of sizes and thicknesses.
Core - Other
Other cores such as timber or polyurethane slabs can also be used, please submit an enquiry if you have a specific panelling need.
Panel Skins - Aluminium, Galvanised and Aluzinc
Ranges of different mill finished metals are available dependent on the requirement of the panel. Each of the panels can also be powder coated to any colour.
Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP)
Gilcrest can bond glass fibre reinforced polymer sheets directly to our panels to create strong and lightweight GRP panels. Ideal for commercial vehicles, specialist wall panels and non slip floors.
Panel Skins - Colour Coat Steel
Large ranges of different pre-painted galvanised steels are available.
Panel Skins - High pressure laminate
Our high-pressure laminate finishes come from 0.7mm to 6mm thick and can be applied directly to the core or as an additional protective layer on a steel finish panel.
Panel Skins - Other PVC laminates
Other colour and finish PVC laminates are available based on quantity required.
Panel Skins - Perforated steel
Our perforated steel is commonly used with a Rockwool core to offer panels with great acoustic performance.
Panel Skins - Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
Gilcrest supply bespoke polyethene terephthalate (PET) panels with a white polyester paint finish and an extra chemical resistant laminate are ideal for hygienic environments with aggressive cleaning regimes
Panel Skins - Plastisol steel
Gilcrest supply plastisol galvanised steel finish is often used for external or cladding finishes is strong and resistant and can be supplied in a large range of colours.
Gilcrest offers a service to stone cladding specialists, providing a lightweight, strong, flat panel as a useable surface for many stone applications.
Panel Skins - Stainless steel
There is a range of stainless steel finishes which can be applied to the panel offering an easy to clean and nonporous surface with great physical and corrosion resistant properties.
Gilcrest has experience working with a vast range of materials such as marble, bronze, titanium and copper and are happy to consider working with any other specialist materials.
Panel Skins - White Food Safe Laminate
A product ideal for clean rooms, food safe laminated galvanised steel is anti-static and has a 9-year guarantee.
Panel Skins - Formica®
Heat resistant, strong, wipe-clean finishes available in a range of colours and textures. Other benefits include fire-rated and anti-microbial finishes.