Monthly Archives: "August, 2016"

What Puts The Stainless In Stainless Steel?
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Stainless steel is used in everything from cookware to cars and even construction, but have you ever wondered why stainless steel is so called? If you have then great – stick around and read on. If you haven't - then still stick around because at the very least you'll have some useless facts you can impress your friends and family with. In 1913 An English metallurgist called Harry Brearly was working on a project to improve the rifling on gun...

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4 Popular Untruths About Steel You Mightn’t Already Know
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Stainless steel is used in many forms ranging from the buildings that we reside in to the utensils that we eat with, to the phone or tablet that we use every day; it's everywhere we look. While it's an impressive material, there are a number of untruths or myths surrounding steel that you mightn't already know. With this in mind let's examine a few of them further. All stainless steel is the same This couldn't be further from the truth. Stainless...

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4 Ways To Minimise Prefabricated Steel Construction Costs For Your Build
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By opting to design and build with prefabricated steel it's fair to say that you're already taken one of the biggest steps towards controlling construction costs. After all, once the pieces are brought to site, the only thing left to do is to erect it. Well...that's the simplified version anyway. That said, the construction of any structure can become expensive if certain factors aren't controlled. With this in mind, let's take a look at some areas where you might...

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Anti-Rust Coatings For Steel – The Whys and Wherefores Explained
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At Metro Steel we offer a series of galvanisation techniques, powder coating, and painting to protect your steel products from the harsh Australian climate and help avoid from corrosion. In this blog we want to focus on the latter - steel anti-rust paints. If you visit any local hardware store or DIY superstore you'll come across a whole range of corrosive protection, all of which are able to protect your metal products from rusting. However there are subtle differences. So...

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