Steel

Checker Plate | Everything You Need To Know

Structural steel fabricators commonly use steel plates. This 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. Today, we're looking at the checker plate style.  Checker plate is a ubiquitous steel product used…
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April 5, 2021
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Steel Mesh | Everything You Need To Know

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 rural applications such as fencing. Here are the most common types of mesh steel available. Mesh steel is an integral part of…
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March 29, 2021
Steel

Plate Steel | Everything You Need To Know

Steel plates come in a huge array of styles, finishes, grades, thicknesses and can be cut to many different sizes, used for a huge array of applications. These applications range from structural and construction to even having military usage. Here are some of the most common types used in metal…
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March 22, 2021
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Structural Steel | Everything You Need To Know

Structural steel is 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, weight and profile. Parallel…
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March 15, 2021
Steel

Steel Pipes | Everything You Need To Know

Steel pipe sections have hollow tubular cross sections and have a much higher resistance to torsion that tapered flange beams. The walls' thickness is uniform around the entire circle which makes these beams great for use with multi-axis loading applications. Steel pipes are a beneficial and versatile kind of steel…
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March 8, 2021
Steel

Steel Tubes | Everything You Need To Know

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 a hollow tubular section in the middle. Steel tubes are hollow steel sections. They can either be square, circular or rectangular. Steel…
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March 1, 2021
Steel

Merchant Bar | Everything You Need To Know

Structural steel fabricators use merchant bars to build several different products. They come in flats, rounds, steel angles, squares, strips, channels - almost any form. A merchant bar is generally used in structural applications that involves welding, bending, punching and forming and are commonly found in floor and roof joists,…
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February 23, 2021
Steel

Steel Angles | Everything You Need To Know

Steel angles are the bread and butter of steel fabrication - generally the most basic type of roll-formed steel. A steel angle can be implemented in a plethora of ways and are ubiquitous in construction and design. You will commonly find steel angles in framing, brackets, and reinforcements in several…
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February 15, 2021