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What is galvanised steel?

When it comes to fabricated steel products, customers have an endless array of options. In particular, galvanised sheet metal has proven to be one of the world's most popular steel products. But what is galvanised steel, how is it made and exactly why is it so popular? Keep reading to…
steelfab
May 15, 2020
Steel

Important safety measures for welders

Behind every successful metal fabrication is a workplace which always puts safety first. And at steel Fabrication Services we believe that happy healthy and safe workers are more productive, creating higher quality outputs. Let's take a look at some of the essential safety measures that help protect welders in the…
steelfab
April 19, 2020
Steel

The history of the Australian steel industry

As many people know, Australian land has been blessed with rich iron deposits, meaning that our nation's steel industry is one of the strongest and most successful across the whole world. While today, we celebrate an affluent steel industry, it is important to look back at what got us to…
steelfab
April 9, 2020
Steel

Welding methods for stainless steel

The welding process that you choose for your next project will vary greatly depending on the type of metal you are using, its thickness and its finish. While there are a variety of methods for various metal types, let's take a closer look at the welding methods most commonly used…
steelfab
April 2, 2020
Steel

What is laser cutting?

In the metal fabrication industry, we have access to an astounding number of tools and technologies which help elevate our craftsmanship to the next level. In particular, laser cutting technology is an industry standard for accurate, fast metal fabrication. Let's take a look at laser cutting technology, its various types,…
steelfab
March 25, 2020
Steel

What is metal tempering?

Metal tempering is an integral part of any metal fabrication operation, and it involves heating metal up to change its chemical makeup. There are a number of different reasons that metal tempering is undertaken in the steel fabrication industry. Find out more about the important process below. What is metal…
steelfab
March 19, 2020
Steel

Why should you choose stainless steel for your next project?

Steel Fabrication Services Pty Ltd specialises in complete, cost-effective steel fabrication solutions. While we work with many types of steel, we are often asked about stainless steel and the benefits that it offers to a number of projects.  While stainless steel is sometimes criticised for its high initial cost, it is…
steelfab
March 12, 2020
Steel

Ferrous versus non-ferrous metals

As our name suggests, Steel Fabrication Services specialise in complete, cost-effective steel fabrication solutions. However, we pride ourselves in having extensive knowledge of other forms of metalworking, including the various types of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the market.  So what are ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and what are their important…
steelfab
March 5, 2020