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Steel

The Benefits of Building Platforms With Steel

Steel is an incredibly versatile material for building and construction, and is widely applicable in many industrial spaces. Its strength and versatility makes it perfect for a wide range of structural elements, such as steel platforms. Steel platforms are an ubiquitous structural element in both commercial and industrial spaces. Whether it’s…
steelfab
May 27, 2022
Steel

A Brief History of Steel Forging

Unless you grew up at a time when apple bobbing was a common pass-time and people actually knew what a maypole was, you probably aren't too familiar with steel forging. Forging is an ancient manufacturing process for shaping metal products. As you may know, steel is an alloy or iron and…
steelfab
May 18, 2022
Steel

Steel Installation: What’s involved?

Here we take a look at the steel delivery and steel installation process, and the tools and techniques involved. If you have any questions regarding a project, please don't hesitate to get in touch!
steelfab
May 13, 2022
Steel

How To Prepare For Steel Surface Treatment

When it comes to steel treatment, surface preparation is the essential first step. Steel can be treated in a number of ways, depending on its intended application, but all steel sections need to be prepped to ensure that dirt, dust, rust, and grease doesn't interfere with the surface when it…
steelfab
May 7, 2022
Steel

Using Steel For Modern Architecture

Steel is the material of choice for modern architecture, and today’s architects, builders and construction professionals all favour it for its unparalleled, strength, versatility, and sustainability. Architectural steel - more commonly referred to as structural steel - is categorised into shapes, each with their own compositional properties that are regulated by…
steelfab
April 28, 2022
Steel

What’s the Difference Between Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals?

There are many different types of metals in the world. And each type has its own sub-type, and they their own sub-type, and so forth. Many properties dictate how a metal is categorised, and these properties determine the applications they are most suited for. One of the most common distinctions…
steelfab
April 20, 2022
Steel

Steel or Concrete Stairs? Which Option is a Better Choice?

Concrete is a common material used for outdoor staircases, but is it actually the best choice? A well-made, properly constructed steel staircase is a fantastic choice for any residential, commercial or industrial build. Steel has a number of benefits over other materials, ranging from versatility, to durability and sustainability, and when it…
steelfab
April 12, 2022
Steel

A Simple Guide to Steel Preparation, Delivery and Installation

At SFS, our skills and experience extend far beyond fabrication alone. We are a full-service steel fabricator, who can provide hands-on guidance through every stage of your project. From detailing and drafting, to manufacturing, to steel treatment, and delivery and installation. But what's involved in steel preparation, delivery and steel…
steelfab
April 6, 2022
Steel

How To Choose the Best Type of Steel for Your Next Project

Steel is ubiquitous in a vast number of industries, from residential, commercial and industrial construction, to shipbuilding and automotive, to manufacturing. Not all steel is the same though. There are thousands of types of steel (different grades and qualities), which are each manipulated suit different requirements. Here at Steel Fabrication Services,…
steelfab
March 30, 2022
Steel

Our Custom Steel Services

Steel is well-regarded around the world for its versatility and customisability. The interaction between steel’s constituents (such allotropes with alloying elements like carbon) give the metal a unique range of properties that make it prime for use in countless industries. And a fabricator's job is to transform basic steel sections into different…
steelfab
March 23, 2022