Steel

Gear Guide: Essential Tools for Steel Fabrication Pros

Steel fabrication is arduous work. It requires skill and precision, a solid knowledge of physics and chemistry, and the precise application of some very complex machinery. While steel is a relatively malleable material, there are a few specialised tools of the trade which every fabricator needs on a day to…
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September 28, 2023
Steel

The Guide to Steel Surface Treatments: Zinc Spray Metallising

While steel is one of the most resilient and versatile materials you can build with today, it is still susceptible to corrosion. This in turn can affect its integrity, durability and aesthetics. Thankfully there are ways you can protect your steel against different types of corrosion through surface treatment. Unlike hot…
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September 22, 2023
Steel

Steel Ladders: Ensuring Safety and Durability in Industrial and Commercial Environments

Many industrial and commercial spaces require steel ladders. They allow personnel to move between walkways, platforms, mezzanines and passageways in facilties where staircases are unfeasible. Due to the environmental conditions of the industrial spaces, safety must be of utmost concern when considering the build of these elements. Steel ladders are strong, versatile, and…
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September 14, 2023
Steel

Mastering Steel Surface Treatments: The Art of Zinc Phosphate Priming

While steel is one of the most resilient and versatile materials you can build with today, it is still susceptible to corrosion. This in turn can affect its integrity, durability and aesthetics. Thankfully there are ways you can protect your steel against different types of corrosion through surface treatment. Zinc phosphate…
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August 17, 2023
Steel

Unveiling the Art of Steel Fabrication: Crafting Construction Excellence

Leveraged for its robustness, adaptability, and exceptional value, steel stands out as one of the most extensively employed substances in the realm of construction. Steel fabrication involves the conversion of fundamental steel components into predetermined forms that are primed for assembly and installation. But what exactly does this process involve?…
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August 10, 2023
Steel

Reaching for the Sky: The World’s Top 10 Tallest Steel Buildings

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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August 2, 2023
Steel

Steel Selection Strategies: Optimal Choices for Your Next Project

Steel is ubiquitous in a vast number of industries, from residential, commercial and industrial construction, to shipbuilding and automotive, to manufacturing. Not all steel is the same though. There are thousands of types of steel (different grades and qualities), which are each manipulated suit different requirements. Here at Steel Fabrication…
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July 27, 2023