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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
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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
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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
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Can Jet-fuel Melt Steel Beams?

The origin of the phrase, “Jet fuel can’t melt steel beams” is the widely renown argument used to suggest that the September 11 attacks were an ‘inside job’. The Fallacy disproven The Steel Fabrication Services community is known for disagreeing with the fallacy of this theory. While steel beams do…
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June 25, 2019
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3 Mysterious Ancient Metals Made from Iron and Steel

Iron and steel have helped to shape human history for thousands of years and in ancient times were used to produce items such as tools armour, jewellery and weaponry. Such artifacts have given scientists insights into the lives of ancient cultures, however, the origins of some have posed questions to…
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April 16, 2019
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What is the Procedure for Working with Sheet Metal

Sheet metal is one of the most widely used materials in manufacturing and is formed by rolling metal into thin ‘sheets’ that are easy to process. Metal sheets are useful in metalworking as they can be cut, bent and shaped into many different forms that are essential for construction. Sheet…
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April 6, 2019
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A Quick Guide on How To Protect Your Steel From 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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April 3, 2017
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How Is Steel Made?

Steel is one of the most ubiquitous materials in the modern world. Famed for its strength and versatility, it is one of the most common components in manufacturing and construction in every corner of the globe. But how is steel made? Steelmaking can be broken down into the three main…
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November 30, 2016