Revolutionizing Design Processes: The Transition to WSCAD at GB Controls

WSCAD4 technology drawing

GB Controls, a leading provider of electrical control systems, embarked on a transformative journey from a non-automated CAD package to adopting the latest state of the art WSCAD software. GB Controls has been at the forefront of delivering innovative control solutions for industrial applications for almost 40 years. Despite their expertise, the company faced challenges […]

The Next Evolution in Refrigeration Control: EWNext Thermostat with Bluetooth Connectivity

As controller technology and connectivity continue to evolve at a rapid pace, GB Controls is excited to unveil a significant upgrade to our refrigeration product offerings. The highly respected Eliwell EWPlus digital refrigeration controllers are being replaced by the state-of-the-art EWNext touch screen controllers. This change not only promises improved performance, but also a seamless […]

GB Controls Provides Cutting-Edge Heat Pump Control Panels for Commercial and Industrial Applications

heat pump control panel

GB Controls, a leading Lancashire-based manufacturer of commercial and industrial refrigeration control solutions, has designed a range of innovative Heat Pump Control Panels. Their expertly engineered, customisable heat pump control panels are designed to be user-friendly and help make heat pumps more efficient, reliable, and cost-effective. For almost four decades, GB Controls has been a […]

GB Controls launch new web based HMI’s

web HMI professional

Available in 7” and 10” XL versions, the touch screen HMI’s are panel mountable and can be used with any PLC with a HTML browser based graphical user interface (GUI). Utilising an 8-core ARM Cortex A7 CPU running at 1.2Ghz, the Google android 6.0.1 Operating system has the resource available even with highly graphical and […]

GB Controls Sponsors New Preston North End FC Player

Alvaro Fernandez

The GB Controls team is pleased to announce the sponsorship of left wing back, Álvaro Fernández, as he joins Preston North End football club. Bright Season Ahead GB Controls was presented with the exciting opportunity to sponsor Álvaro Fernández when he signed for Preston North End in July 2022. He is joining Preston North End […]

A Guide to Electrical Control Panels

A Guide to Electrical Control Panels

Electrical control panels carry out vital functions within a multitude of industries. To achieve their specific goals, it’s important that industrial equipment and machines (such as electrical panels) have defined functions and structured control. How Does an Electrical Control Panel Work? Electrical control panels are typically a combination of multiple electrical devices and components. As […]

Are HFC Refrigerants Being Phased Out?

Are HFC Refrigerants Being Phased Out

HFC refrigerants grew in popularity following the ban of CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) over two decades ago, as European Community nations and other industrialised countries doubled down on the Montreal Protocol. Refrigerants such as R-22 and R12 were phased out as international commitment to the Montreal Protocol came to fruition. What is a HFC Refrigerant? HFC is […]

GB Controls Apprentice Wins Burnley College Award for Excellence 2021

GB Controls Apprentice

Former Colne Primet Academy pupil and GB Controls apprentice, Thahmid Alam, has bagged himself a Burnley College Award for Excellence 2021 following his outstanding results achievement. Inspiring Others Within the Industry Thahmid successfully passed his Extended Advanced Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Electronic Pathway), with flying colours. The dedication and passion displayed by Thahmid has secured […]