Monthly Archives: "February, 2018"

Galvanised Sheet Metal – A Product For Daily Life
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For those of you who may not know, galvanised sheet metal is steel or iron which has been coated with zinc to prevent it from rusting. The most popular method used by sheet metal fabrication shops to do this is hot dipping which literally means dipping the sheet metal into a bath of molten zinc to give the metal additional protection. This procedure gives the steel or iron additional protection in 3 ways: When intact, the zinc coating prevents any...

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6 Top Reasons To Build With Steel
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If you're embarking on a new build then one of your first decisions is your choice of materials. With so many materials available it can be difficult keeping up with current trends and latest products. Traditionally people have viewed steel as a material which is best suited to industrial needs where box like structures are the norm. However, in reality steel is way more versatile than you may think, so it could be a great choice for your project....

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Looking For More Space? How A Steel Mezzanine Floor Can Help
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If you're in need of more office space because your business has expanded but you don't want the hassle of moving to a new location, what can you do? Well have you considered installing a mezzanine floor? Mezzanine floors are a great way of providing more space in an area that is cramped, without being a permanent fixture. Fixed to a wall with strong steel timber frames they give the illusion of a floating floor. The nature of their construction...

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Why Malleability and Ducticity are Key Considerations in Metal Fabrication
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We often get asked by customers to recommend the best type of metal for their project. In order to do this it's essential that we consider the malleability and ducticity of the metal and whether it meets the requirement of the product or component that the customer has in mind. So that said, you may be wondering what the terms 'malleability' and 'ducticity' actually mean..... Malleability refers to the properties of a metal which when compressed shapes itself into another...

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