Steel

Checker Plate

Steel plate is commonly used by structural steel fabricators 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. Checker plate is a ubiquitous steel product used for flooring and a number of other applications.…
steelfab
August 11, 2016
Steel

Steel Mesh Fact Sheet

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 uses in rural applications such as fencing. Here are the most common types of mesh steel available. Mesh steel in an integral…
steelfab
July 28, 2016
Steel

Plate Steel Fact Sheet

Steel 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. Here are some of the most common types used in metal fabrication. There are two main types of plate steel, mild and checkered:…
steelfab
July 21, 2016
Steel

Structural Steel Fact Sheet

Structural steel is are 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…
steelfab
July 21, 2016
Steel

Steel Pipe Fact Sheet

Steel pipe sections have hollow tubular cross sections and have much higher resistance to torsion that tapered flange beams. Thickness of the walls are uniform around the entire circle which makes this beams great for use with multi-axis loading applications. Steel pipe is an extremely useful and versatile kind of…
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July 21, 2016
Steel

Steel Tube Fact Sheets

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 hollow tubular section in the middle. Steel tubes are hollow steel sections - they can either be square, circular or rectangular. Circular…
steelfab
July 14, 2016
Steel

Merchant Bar Fact Sheet

Merchant bars are used by strctural steel fabricators to build a number of different products. They come in flats, rounds, steel angles, squares, strips, channels - almost any form. They are generally used in structural applications that involves welding, bending, punching and forming and are commonly found in floor and roof joists, walkways…
steelfab
July 14, 2016
Steel

Steel Angle Fact Sheet

Steel angles are the bread and butter of steel fabrication - generally the most basic type of roll-formed steel out there. 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…
steelfab
July 14, 2016
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7 Incredible Fabricated Steel Shipping Container Houses

Fabricated steel shipping container houses have seen a huge surge in popularity in recent years. Prefabricated modular homes or shipping containers make for a fantastic economic option for building a compact cosy house, guesthouse or holiday retreat. Prefabricated houses have actually been around since as early as the 16th century,…
steelfab
June 16, 2016