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
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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
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The 4 most impressive Sydney Steel Structures

Sydney may be well-known for its rugged coastline, beaches and lush bushland surrounds, but it is by no means unremarkable when it comes to infrastructure. In fact, it is home to two of the most striking structures built by humankind. It's not hard to guess the two structures we're talking…
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January 24, 2021
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Early uses of steel | Building, Medicine, Warfare & more

The human capacity to turn minerals and ore into objects of value is unparalleled in humankind's history. Steel is laced throughout the skeleton of humanity and has been for around 4000 years. Favoured for its extremely high tensile strength and versatility, steel has been a crucial element across several different industries,…
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January 11, 2021
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Steel Fabricators | Choosing the right one

There's no denying that steel is an excellent choice for construction in many different sectors, whether commercial, industrial or residential. However, steel fabricators are not made equal. Picking the right steel fabricator for a job is the first step to ensuring a smooth and efficient building process. Without a reliable…
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January 4, 2021
Steel

Structural Steel | The different types and their benefits

Steel has many uses in the modern world, but the application most associated with it is in construction. It is one of the most vital materials used in building, favoured for several reasons, the main being its versatility, relatively low production cost, high strength, sustainability and availability. Structural steel is…
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December 21, 2020