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galvanised mesh
Galvanised Mesh – Discover The Benefits of This Versatile Material
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Galvanised mesh is usually supplied in stock dimensions and comes in numerous shapes and sizes. It’s a versatile material that can be used in many different ways from machine guards and protective cages to fencing and anti-burglary screens. While the construction and building industries are the largest users of galvanised mesh it can, however, be used for many other applications, including: Rural fencing Wall retention Landscaping Outdoor fencing Safety guards Agricultural barriers/structures Concrete reinforcement in foundations Infill panels What is galvanising? Galvanising...

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steel corrosion
How to Prevent Steel Corrosion
The number one enemy of custom steel fabrication has always been steel corrosion. It damages structures made from steel, disrupts fabrication and installation of steel products, causes costly maintenance, and can lead to potential power failures and the closure of facilities. This is the reason that steel fabricators like Metro Steel ensure that materials and metal components in every project are of the highest quality and fit for purpose. Custom steel fabrication Custom steel fabrication is at the heart of the...

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7 Ways to Optimise Design for Metal Fabrication Projects
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All metal projects start with a design – it’s this that takes an idea and turns it into a reality. However, it’s important that a design can easily be translated into a desirable metal product. This article gives some handy hints and tips on optimising a metal fabrication design before the process of metal fabrication begins. Choose the right metal fabrication company With so many fabrication companies to choose from it can be hard knowing which to opt for. The main...

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Benefits of a Custom Driveway Gate – Things to Know
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If you’re seeking a gate that not only increases your privacy, but gives your property a wow factor and adds to its value then a custom driveway gate could be the ideal solution. You can read more below about the importance of a custom driveway gate and how it’s a superior alternative to an off the shelf mass produced gate. The advantages of a custom driveway gate While a standard gate may seem to do the same job as a...

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What Are The Benefits of Powder Coating for Metal Products
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So, your metal project has been completed but you’re considering how it should be finished. The good news is that there are several finishes to consider including paint and powder coating but which is best? We take a look at the benefits of powder coating for metal that you may not be aware of. Benefits of powder coating for metal Powder coating when compared to paint is a more advanced finishing option for your metal fabrication project and is a...

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carbon steel vs stainless steel
Carbon Steel Vs Stainless Steel – What’s Right For My Project?
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It’s always exciting to start a new project but before doing so, it’s important to know the difference between the various types of steel to be sure of choosing the right one for you. In this post, we’re going to take a look at two of the most common types of steel and their unique qualities, so here goes … Carbon Steel Vs Stainless Steel – Common Uses Stainless steel is the most common form of steel and you’ll see...

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How Is Steel Made?
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Steel is one of the most commonly used metals in the world today. It’s cheap, durable and incredibly versatile and with worldwide production running at around 750 million tonnes per year it probably comes as no surprise that steel is actually the second most mass-produced item after cement. But that’s not the best thing about steel. In addition, it’s completely recyclable and requires little energy to produce it. As a result of the switch to steel from other metals in...

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metal fencing
How Your Home Could Benefit From Metal Fencing
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Enclosing the perimeter of your property with metal fencing enables you to make your property look even more stylish and provides many benefits too. When properly installed, your home will be the envy of your neighbours. Here are just some of the benefits that metal fencing brings. Visual contrast with your surroundings One of the main benefits of a metal fence is that it looks good with almost any house design. Steel, iron, and aluminium are lovely options in rural areas...

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Top Reasons to Work With an Australian Steel Fabricator
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Steel is a competitive market and is produced all around the world. With countries such as China being among the largest producers of steel, it’s hardly surprising that they’re pushing the prices down lower than domestic steel. Tempting as it may be to purchase international steel, it’s important to consider both the level of quality and the economic effects. We’ve listed some of the top reasons for working with an Australian steel fabricator starting with quality. Quality Matters Whether you’re working...

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Why Choose Custom Metal Fabrication For Your Next Project?
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Most people choose off the shelf metal products for their projects which are great for generic purposes but if you’re looking for a specific design of metal then you can get help from a skilled metal fabricator. If you have a complicated project that needs several different metals and/or shapes, the custom metal fabrication is the way to go. What is metal fabrication? It’s the process of making components and structures from raw metal materials. The procedure usually involves a number...

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