mild steel

Mild Steel

Carbon steel is steel that contains between 0.12% and 2.0% carbon and is the main interstitial alloying constituent. Carbon is used in steel-making as a hardening agent whereby the greater the level of carbon, the harder and stronger the steel is through heat treating (however,...

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reinforcing steel

Reinforcing Steel

Reinforcing steel (also known as rebar) is mesh, wire or bars are kinds of steel products that are used as a tension device in reinforced concrete to strengthen and hold the concrete in tension. The surface of these kinds of steel is usually ribbed or contoured...

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steel posts

Steel Posts Fact Sheet

Steel posts, or steel bars, come in a number of different shapes and sizes and are used in a huge variety of applications, from construction to manufacturing, and for industrial uses. Steel posts are a common type of structural steel and come in an array of...

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steel tube sizes

Steel Tube Sizes

There are three major steel tube types in steel fabrication – regular hollow sections, square hollow section and circular hollow sections. As their name suggests, steel tubes have hollow tubular section in the middle. Steel tube sizes vary depending on their intended application (usually in...

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steel beams

Steel Beams Fact Sheet

Steel beams are a type of structural steel common in building and construction. They come in an array of different shapes. Let's have a look at the different types of steel beams common in construction, design and for industrial purposes. Tapered Flange Beams Taper flange beams are I-shaped...

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checker plate

Checker Plate

Steel plate is commonly used by structural steel fabricators comes in a huge array of styles, finishes, grades, thicknesses and can be cut to many different sizes, used for a huge array of applications. Checker plate is a ubiquitous steel product used for flooring and a...

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steel mesh

Steel Mesh Fact Sheet

Steel mesh is integral in construction, mainly used for concrete reinforcing. It has a wide array of applications including driveway paving, patio and house slabbing, building reinforcement and uses in rural applications such as fencing. Here are the most common types of mesh steel available. Mesh...

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steel plate

Plate Steel Fact Sheet

Steel plate comes in a huge array of styles, finishes, grades, thicknesses and can be cut to many different sizes, used for a huge array of applications. Here are some of the most common types used in metal fabrication. There are two main types of plate...

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structural steel

Structural Steel Fact Sheet

Structural steel is are the bread and butter of steel fabrication. Designers, architects and engineers choose different sections for their aesthetics and structural qualities – their choices determined by size, weight and profile. There are multiple types of structural steel used in construction that differ in size,...

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steel pipe

Steel Pipe Fact Sheet

Steel pipe sections have hollow tubular cross sections and have much higher resistance to torsion that tapered flange beams. Thickness of the walls are uniform around the entire circle which makes this beams great for use with multi-axis loading applications. Steel pipe is an extremely useful...

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