Steel

Breath-taking steel structures from around the world

Steel, in its many forms, has become an integral component in millions of structural projects all over World. Strength, aesthetics, flexibility, and affordability make structural steel the perfect material in some of the World's architectural delights. Check out five breath-taking structural steel structures from around the World.   The Empire…
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December 4, 2019
Steel

The diverse applications of stainless steel

Stainless steel is the generic term used for the corrosive resistant steel alloy that is found commonly in everyday life. Stainless steel is a versatile material that has a huge range of applications and an endless array of potential uses. From our ever-evolving infrastructure to our kitchen appliances, stainless steel…
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November 27, 2019
Steel

What is steel surface treatment?

The successful use and application of steel and metalwork will depend on the environment, the grade of the metal which is selected, the expectations of the customer and its maintenance. It will also rely heavily on the surface treatment which is selected. There are many reasons why steel surfaces are…
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November 20, 2019
Steel

The environmental benefits of using steel

Building with steel has many benefits. Aside from being an essential aesthetic element in modern architecture and design, as well as its strength and versatility, building with steel also has environmental benefits. Are you considering utilising steel in your next eco-friendly creation? Have a look at some of the many…
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November 13, 2019
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Using Steel for art

Over the course of the last 50 years, the use of steel for art sculpture has become common, providing artists with endless possibilities and potential to create incredible works. Check out the many incredible ways that steel can be used to make wonderful works of art.   Why use steel?…
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November 6, 2019
Steel

Can steel be a green industry?

Australia is the world number one exporter of both the iron ore and the metallurgical coal required to make the world's steel. Australia's economy depends strongly on the income from these sectors. Still, at the same time, the Iron and Steel sector are known to produce green-house gases and will…
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October 30, 2019
Steel

Steel and Renewable Energy

Energy is essential for societal growth of all kinds and is in constant development and demand. As demand continues to rise, steel will become an even more critical material, supplying the world with energy, whether based on fossil fuels, nuclear technology, or renewable sources. Steel is a critical material in…
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October 23, 2019
Steel

How Is Quenched And Tempered Steel Made?

After an iron-based alloy such as steel is created, the metal is often very brittle after its initial hardening. While this might be suited for some applications, further processing might be needed for applications that require a ‘tougher’ alloy, or one that can withstand regular wear and tear. Tempering and…
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August 26, 2019
Steel

Common Metals Used To Fabricate Handrails

Metals, in one form or another, play an important role in the construction and fitting out of residential and commercial properties. In years past, handrails would most commonly be built exclusively from timber, but now they are more likely to be manufactured from metal, because of its durability, strength and…
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August 26, 2019
Steel

What is Stainless Steel? Different Types, How to Buy and Suppliers

Stainless steel is the generic term used for the corrosive resistant steel alloy that is found commonly in everyday life. From our infrastructure to our kitchen appliances, stainless steel is used to hold everything together. All stainless steel is naturally corrosive resistant due to a thin film that forms over…
steelfab
August 21, 2019