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Cast Iron Radiators

CRANE® Cast Iron Radiators were first sold in Europe in 1906 and have since developed a reputation manufacturing nothing but the highest quality products. CRANE® never compromise quality by moving manufacturing processes to the Far East. The rigorous testing and market leading guarantee ensure CRANE® Cast Iron Radiators are the best choice where only the highest quality will do.

CRANE® are the only manufacturer of Cast Iron Radiators to cast and assemble all our cast iron radiators in Europe where they can retain total control of the quality. CRANE® only ever use European foundries and pressure test every cast iron radiator thoroughly.

The focus on the highest quality is why CRANE® are trusted by the trade and allows a unique 100 year guarantee on castings – by far the longest and surest guarantee on any cast iron radiator in Europe.

CRANE® Cast Iron Radiators are cast in Europe, assembled in Great Britain and are exclusively distributed in the UK by DQ Heating.

Technical Information
CRANE® Radiators set the industry standard for quality in manufacturing cast iron radiators. The CRANE® foundry is fully ISO9001 compliant ensuring the key manufacturing processes deliver the highest possible standards. CRANE® quality control process includes:

• Lateral and tensile tolerance control
• Spectroscopic Chemical monitoring of every casting
• Microstructure analysis of each and every casting
• 20 year archive of Casting Samples
• Patented gasket material tested to 100 degrees
• Castings are pressure tested to conform to BS EN442-1 & BS EN444-2
• Paint and coatings meet the requirements of BS EN 71 part 3 and we strive to minimise VOC in all suppliers
• Carbon neutral certification from a national charity engaged in carbon removal.
• Manufacturing processes aims to use recycled products where quality is not compromised
• All CRANE® Cast Iron Radiators are subject to 28 individual tests.

Original Timeless Design
CRANE® Cast Iron Radiators have built a reputation of being the highest quality. All CRANE® Cast Iron Radiators are still cast in Europe using traditional methods and original moulds. A commitment to quality is what the CRANE® reputation is based on around the world.

Guaranteed for 100 years
Cast Iron Radiators are a significant investment that should last a lifetime – confidence comes from knowing where your radiators are cast. Only European made CRANE® Cast Iron Radiators can offer a 100 year guarantee on all our castings because of our timeless quality.

Available in a range of finishes
CRANE® Cast Iron Radiators are available in a range of sizes and are delivered completed in any finish you require.

CRANE® Radiators look at their best when polished. We offer two types of polish – satin polish or hand polished finish. CRANE® have developed a patent pending lacquering process which is essential for every polished cast iron radiator. This process will ensure that your polished CRANE® Cast Iron Radiators will look like they have just been polished for years to come.

The lacquer CRANE® use is unique. It is a special formulation which incorporates inhibiting agents along with a non yellowing, semi elastic lacquer. The inhibitors prevent any bronzing or rusting from within while the lacquer prevents oxidisation of the outer surface without changing the colour of the polished metal. The semi elastic nature is designed to make damage to the lacquers outer skin as difficult as possible. The finished product has been thoroughly tested – confidence in this guarantee extends to this use of polished CRANE® radiators in bathrooms or damp environments.

Alternatively, your CRANE® Cast Iron Radiators can be painted in any RAL Colour, Sanderson paint or Farrow and Ball paint. We also have a small selection of our own popular stock colours that have been in use for generations. If you would like your radiator finished in a different colour paint, please contact us to find out the availability.

All radiator images shown in Polished Lacquered finishes.

Please note: All lacquered & premium finishes are only polished on one side as standard.