Steel

Uniform Attack Corrosion & Preventing Rust

For all its strength and versatility, there is still one major weakness that will eventually affect the integrity and aesthetics of steel: rust. Corrosion can be defined as deterioration due to electrochemical reactions between the metal and its environment. In the case of steel, rusting occurs when the iron in the metal…
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October 25, 2021
Steel

Heavy Steel Fabrication

Heavy steel fabrication refers to projects that require more substantial structural elements and thus more specialised equipment and skills to manage the steel. Not all fabricators have the capacity to handle these projects as they tend to be more challenging and require a higher level of expertise. Here at Steel Fabrication…
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October 18, 2021
Steel

Steel Balustrade Fabrication Overview

It doesn't take a genius to see  that s well-made, beautifully constructed steel staircase can be an amazing addition to any home or commercial infrastructure. While there are many aspects to consider when choosing the right staircase for you, nothing is more important than choosing the most appropriate materials for ALL elements.…
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October 11, 2021
Steel

Your Surefire Guide To Building a Steel Gazebo

An attractive, well featured outdoor space is a brilliant addition to any home. Pools, decks, awnings and gazebos are all desirable in modern living spaces - gazebos being particularly sought after in lifestyle homes. Structural elements like steel gazebos provide a living space all year around - for relaxing and…
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October 4, 2021
Steel

The Basics Of Steel Corrosion

No matter what kind of project you are working on, protecting against steel corrosion will be something of primary concern at one point or another. For all its strength and versatility, steel will eventually rust. Luckily, this inevitability is something that is easily reconciled with steel surface treatment. If you…
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September 28, 2021
Steel

How To Prevent Steel Corrosion

Steel is incredible stuff to build with - tough and versatile, it is the backbone of modern technology, building and infrastructure. However, for all its strength and dexterity, it is not entirely impervious to encroachment. All steel will eventually corrode if not taken care of properly, which can not only ruin…
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September 21, 2021
Steel

The 10 Tallest Steel Buildings in the World

The Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat classify a "steel skyscraper" as one where the main construction vertical and lateral structural elements and floor systems are constructed from steel. Although there are a number of incredible steel structures scattered around the world, these kinds of a buildings are a…
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September 14, 2021
Steel

History Of Steel Manufacturing in Australia

Steel is ubiquitous in building and construction, favoured for its very high tensile strength and its versatility as a structural material for many commercial, residential and industrial purposes. But what is the history of steel manufacturing in Australia? How did we get to where we are today? Here we dive into…
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September 6, 2021
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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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September 1, 2021
Steel

Steel Bridges | 5 Iconic Builds From Around The Globe

Steel's strength and versatility is unparalleled. Its high tensile strength and extremely malleable nature make it prime for use in construction and for millennia we have fabricated steel for use in everything from weapons and surgical instruments, to buildings and, of course, bridges. Steel is the central element of some…
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August 31, 2021