Steel

Key Types Of Custom Steel Frames

Steel is ubiquitous in building and construction, favoured for its very high tensile strength and versatility as a building material for commercial and residential purposes. Custom steel is used for building walls, roof trusses, structural steel, floor systems, and roof or ceiling battens, providing sturdy foundations for structures to build upon.…
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June 15, 2021
Steel

What You Need To Know About Custom Steel

Steel is renowned for its versatility. The interaction between steel's constituents (such allotropes with alloying elements like carbon) gives the metal a unique range of properties that make it prime for use in many industries, from building and infrastructure to shipping, auto manufacture and appliances. Steel is customisable, and a…
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June 8, 2021
Steel

5 Extraordinary Steel Staircases From Around The World

Steel is a beautiful material to build with. Although it might not be everyone's cup of Lenka tea, it is extremely versatile and opens up plethora of options for intricate designs and ornate embellishments. Let's have a look at 5 extraordinary steel staircases. Steel staircases are everywhere you look. Some…
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June 8, 2021
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Why Steel Stairs Are A Great Option For Homes

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 several reasons that go beyond just design and functionality. Steel is an…
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May 24, 2021
Steel

What Is The Role Of A Steel Fabricator?

Revered for its strength, versatility and value, steel and its derivatives have been among the most widely used materials in construction (among other industries) for centuries. However, the implementation of steel in buildings would not be possible without the involvement of steel fabricators. What does a steel fabricator do? Let's…
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May 17, 2021
Steel

Galvanised Pipe | Everything You Need To Know

Galvanised steel has had a layer of zinc applied to its exterior 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 exposed to harsh elements such as acid or other highly corrosive…
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May 10, 2021
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Mild Steel | Everything You Need To Know

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, the more carbon, the less…
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May 3, 2021
Steel

Reinforcing Steel | Everything You Need To Know

Reinforcing steel (also known as rebar) includes steel products such as mesh, wire, or bars 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 to form a strong bond with the concrete.…
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April 26, 2021
Steel

Steel Posts | Everything You Need To Know

Steel posts, or steel bars, come in several 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 shapes and sizes. Flat Posts Flat…
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April 19, 2021
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Steel Tube Sizes | 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 tube sizes vary depending on their intended application (usually in structural steel). There are…
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April 12, 2021