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Plastic Bike Lockers | Livable Communities | Reliance Foundry

Plastic bike lockers make for livable communities

Growing bike infrastructure supports local businesses and healthy lifestyles+ Read more

Protecting People, Vehicles and Buildings: Steel Bollards Are the First Line of Defense

Steel Pipe Bollards Protect People, Vehicles and Buildings

Traffic control challenges faced by government officials, facilities administrators and store owners+ Read more

mild steel | plain carbon steel | ASTM International | steel testing | alloys

ASTM A27 Steel: A Guide to Choosing the Right Grade for Your Casting

There are several grades of steel covered under ASTM A27+ Read more

Plastic Security Post Covers for Traffic Control, Protection & Safety

Colored Plastic Bollard Covers Bring Bollards To Life

Add colored plastic bollard covers for safety, visibility and fun+ Read more

industrial wheels | iron or steel wheels

Choosing Steel or Iron Industrial Wheels: The Pros and Cons

A wheel's composition can greatly affect its performance+ Read more

Bike Contest | Pedals for Professionals | Ride to Work | Incentives

Pedals for Professional Winner Gives Back to the Biking Community

Bike to Work Contest Winner Kevin Neidorf uses prize money to help kickstart internal commuter program+ Read more

industrial wheels | steel | iron | alloys | customization

Choosing Heavy Load Cart Wheels: Standard or Customized

When Choosing Wheels, Start with How You Will Use Them in Your Facility+ Read more

Fenway Park Bollard Infographic

Fenway Park Bollards: A Closer Look

Reliance Foundry provides a useful look into one of the company's most exciting projects to date.+ Read more

Commercial Bike Lockers | Eco-Friendly | Reliance Foundry

Reliance Foundry Bike Lockers: An Eco-Friendly Solution

Safe, secure and good for everyone+ Read more

Ornamental Bollards | 5 Little-Known Functions| Reliance Foundry

Ornamental Bollards: More than meets the Eye

Reliance Foundry presents 5 little-known, ornamental bollard characteristics that may make them the right fit for your site. + Read more

Solar Bollards: 10 Things to Consider | Reliance Foundry

10 Things To Consider Before Purchasing Solar Bollards

On every site, important considerations should be made to ensure that solar-powered lighting bollards operate effectively.+ Read more

Why Bike to Work | Blog | Reliance Foundry

Why Bike to Work?

Reliance Foundry presents the compelling reasons for choosing the bicycle over the car for the daily commute. + Read more

Plastic post cover is modified to highlight a Tesla-charging station

Post Cover Goes “Green” in Unique Application

Reliance Foundry provides plastic bollard cover that protects inventive electric car enthusiast from electrocution + Read more

Newly Designed Plastic Bike Locker | Reliance Foundry

Reliance Foundry launches newly-designed, plastic bike locker

New bike locker delivers "peace of mind" security for cyclists.+ Read more

Why Bike to Work | Infographic | Reliance Foundry

Top Reasons to Try Biking to Work

Reliance Foundry provides useful information that may affect your decision on whether to take a car or bike to work.+ Read more

Calgary Water Center Bollards | Reliance Foundry Blog

Better with Bollards

Reliance Foundry’s bollards are stylish alternatives for pedestrian protection at the Calgary Water Center.+ Read more

304 vs. 316 Stainless Steel | Definitions | Reliance Foundry

304 Stainless Steel vs. 316 Stainless Steel

Different grades offer contrasting levels of corrosion resistance and feature different surface finishes. + Read more

Defensive Bollards | Eastern Michigan University | Bollard Blog

Good Bollards: The Best Defense at EMU

Reliance Foundry bollards bolster student safety on the campus of Eastern Michigan University.+ Read more

Foundry Recycling | History | Reliance Foundry Blog

Foundries and Recycling

Since the beginning, metal recycling has been an essential component of foundry operations.+ Read more

Metal Wheels: Single or Double Flanged? | Reliance Foundry

Metal Wheels: Does Single or Double Flanged Make a Difference?

Reliance Foundry explains the "ins and outs" of flanged rail wheels+ Read more

Bollard Evolution │ Reliance Foundry Blog

Land Ho! The Evolution of Bollards

Learn about the nautical roots of bollards and find out how they migrated inland to compliment contemporary architecture.+ Read more

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Bold Bollards Make Game Days Safer

Reliance Foundry offers many bollard solutions that help to protect people and property at sporting venues.+ Read more

Bollards | Central Memorial Park Renovation | Reliance Foundry Blog

Bollards Breathe New Life into Calgary’s Central Memorial Park

Reliance Foundry bollards figure largely in the recent renovation of Calgary’s Central Memorial Park+ Read more

Castings vs. Foundry | Reliance Foundry Blog

Castings vs. Foundry: What’s the Difference?

Find out where metal products are produced and learn the processes that are used to create castings. + Read more

Retractable Bollards | Traffic Control Blog| Reliance Foundry

Retractable Bollards Make Traffic Control Easy

Easily collapsed into a concrete surface, retractable bollards allow temporary changes to be made to access routes.+ Read more

Security Bollard Covers | Architectural Integration |Reliance Foundry

Metal Bollard Covers Integrate Security and Architecture

With Reliance Foundry’s metal post covers, adding perimeter security does not have to equal loosing aesthetic appeal.+ Read more

Removable Bollard Benefits | Bollards Blog | Reliance Foundry

Removable Bollards Help Properties Evolve

Property-owners are given freedom and flexibility with Reliance Foundry’s line of Removable Bollards+ Read more

Bollards Cover your Assets | Bollard Blog | Reliance Foundry

Cover your Assets: Bollards Both Protect and Beautify

Reliance Foundry offers bollards to meet the aesthetic and security needs of every site.+ Read more

New Plastic Post Cover Website | Reliance Foundry Blog

The New Home of Plastic Bollard Covers

Reliance Foundry has re-launched bollards.ca as the all-in-one source for plastic post covers and steel pipe bollards.+ Read more

Bollard Product Spotlight | Model R-7593 | Reliance Foundry

A Bollard Like No Other

Machining Innovations Take Model R-7593 Bollards to a New Level+ Read more

Hospital Security Bollards | Reliance Foundry | Bollard Blog

Hospitals Improve Safety with Security Bollards

Without presenting the appearance of a fortified bunker, bollards and covers protect patients and staff.+ Read more

Traffic Bollard Types | Reliance Foundry | Bollards Blog

Traffic Bollards Protect Cars, Buildings, and People

Learn the types of bollards best suited for every traffic application.+ Read more

Ordering Castings | 9 Important Considerations | Reliance Foundry

9 Things to Consider when Ordering Castings

Reliance Foundry provides helpful pointers on the things that can drastically affect casting costs.+ Read more

Retractable Bollards | Case Study | Reliance Foundry

Retractable Bollards were the perfect solution for the Museum of Flying

Reliance Foundry’s innovative, collapsible bollards deliver flexibility in access management+ Read more

Bollard Customization | Reliance Foundry Model R-7576

Choose Your Own Bollard: Customization Makes Big Difference

See how Reliance Foundry’s options for the model R-7576 bring a whole new level of versatility to bollard applications.+ Read more

Bollards | Machine Fluting| Reliance Foundry Blog

Fluting: An Elegant Option for Iron Bollards

Machine-finished accents add refined sense of style to metal bollards. + Read more

Weather-Resistant Bollards | Arizona Case Study| Reliance Foundry

Bollards Stand Up to Extreme Weather in Arizona

Reliance Foundry Bollards Rise to the Occasion+ Read more

Non-Rated Bollards Explained | Reliance Foundry Infographic

An Infographic Explanation of Non-Rated Bollards

Reliance Foundry clearly describes the value that non-rated bollards bring to sites in this straightforward infographic.+ Read more

Bollards | Providing Safety, Security, Design Value

Bollards: Providing Security, Safety and Design Value

Learn how bollards provide essential space definition in the built environment.+ Read more

College Bollard Use | Reliance Foundry Bollards

Bollards: A Solid Strategy for Campus Safety

Bollard installation plays a vital role in successful traffic management plans on College Campuses.+ Read more

Extreme Solar Bollard Light Testing | Reliance Foundry Solar Bollards

Solar Bollards by Reliance Foundry Undergo "Real World" Testing

Reliance Foundry’s solar bollards were struck with baseball bats and hammers to demonstrate their ability to stand up to the challenges of modern streetscapes.+ Read more

How to Make a Decorative Bollard Removable

How to Make a Decorative Bollard Removable

Reliance Foundry shows that it is possible to enjoy both the freedom of removability and the aesthetics of traditionally-styled bollards.+ Read more

Removable & Retractable Bollards - Winter Maintenance | Bollard Blog

How to Prepare Removable and Retractable Bollards for Winter

A little preseason care will keep retractable and removable bollards looking good and functioning properly through the winter months. + Read more

Why cast steel wheels are the ideal choice for dry kilns

How Steel Wheels Affect Productivity at Dry Kilns

Reliance Foundry explains why top-quality steel wheels are a necessary component of the lumber drying process. + Read more

Why use bollards that are not impact-resistant?

What good is a bollard that can't stop a car?

Reliance Foundry explains how, in some bollard applications, perception is everything.+ Read more

Calculating the value of commercial bicycle racks | Reliance Foundry

Will Secure Bike Parking Bring New Customers?

City initiatives, bike security and the overall health of your city will all affect a potential customer’s decision.+ Read more

How commercial bike racks expand a company's customer base

Why Bike Parking Is Good for Business

Recent studies show that the installation of commercial bike parking can have a positive effect on a company’s bottom line.+ Read more

How to Protect Your Bike While You’re at Work

Bike Parking Tips for the Modern Commuter

Reliance Foundry presents ten steps to ensuring your bike remains safe while you’re at work.+ Read more

Understanding Bike Racks | Reliance Foundry

Outdoor Bike Racks: Benefits and Solutions

Reliance Foundry investigates how secure bike parking betters streetscapes and the options that are available.+ Read more

Reliance Foundry’s Bollards at Fenway Park

Reliance Foundry’s Bollards Used in Security Upgrades to Fenway Park

Signature bollard model helps integrate perimeter security with site’s historic architecture.+ Read more

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