steel stairs

The Benefits of Steel Stairs

Stairs are an integral element of any home or building, both functionally and aesthetically. While choosing the staircase design is quite a fun process, choosing the right materials is extremely important. Steel stairs are an excellent choice for a number of reasons that go beyond...

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steel fabricators

What Do Steel Fabricators Do?

Revered for its strength, versatility and value, steel and its derivatives has been one of the most widely used materials in construction (among other industries) for centuries. However, the implementation of steel in building would not be possible without the involvement of steel fabricators. What...

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galvanised pipe

Galvanised Pipe

Galvanised steel is steel that has had a layer of zinc applied to its exterior in order to prevent it from rusting. The zinc also adds a protective veneer that will protect the steel below from being scratched. Galvanised steel is not suitable if it...

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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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