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Why Does Stainless Steel Rust on Occasions?
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While the name ‘stainless steel’ implies that it cannot stain or rust in any way, the truth of the matter is that stainless steel does rust in certain conditions, although not as badly or as quickly as conventional steel. Stainless steel comes with a built-in resistance to corrosion which is dependent upon the amount of chromium present. Without a reasonable amount of chrome near the top surface of the stainless steel, it renders it impossible to form a new layer...

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20 Interesting Facts About Steel That Perhaps You Didn’t Know
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It’s hard to imagine life without steel. It’s everywhere we turn – in construction, in transport and in the home. That said, we’ve got 20 interesting facts about steel that you perhaps don’t know. So pull up a chair and have a quick read. Interesting facts about steel 1-5 Steel is the main material used to deliver renewable energy such as wind, hydro, and solar power. Steel is recyclable and can be recycled time and time again without losing its...

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Steel Stairs – 5 Compelling Benefits
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Stairs are a crucial element of any home or building for aesthetics and functionality. While choosing the design of your staircase is a fun part of the project, choosing the material also needs careful consideration. Steel stairs are a great choice for a staircase with reasons that go beyond aesthetics and functionality. Steel is immensely versatile with benefits for the environment and the consumer too. Take a look below at just some of the benefits of steel stairs. Creates a...

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interesting facts about stainless steel
5 Interesting Facts About Stainless Steel
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Have you ever given much thought to stainless steel? It’s a material that is invaluable. Just look around you and you’ll see it everywhere – in modern buildings, in cars, in your home, your office, and so much more. We thought it might be fun in this post to let you in on 4 interesting facts about stainless steel that you might not know. So, let’s dive in and take a look. A relative newcomer While iron has been around for...

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deburring in steel fabrication
Why is Deburring Important in Steel Fabrication?
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Before talking about the importance of deburring in steel fabrication, let’s discuss first of all what a burr is. As you may have guessed, a burr is a rough part that has been left over from machining a metal component. Beyond metal work, burrs also consist of remnants that are left behind on a surface from shearing operations. If you can imagine cutting fabric with a pair of scissors and leaving small threads behind no matter how sharp your scissors,...

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steel pricing
How Does Steel Pricing Work?
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Have you ever wondered how steel pricing works? You’ve probably noticed that like most commodities, the price of steel fluctuates. While steel is one of the most commonly used commodities in the world, it’s not immune to market disruption and wild fluctuations. So, how does steel pricing work? We thought we’d use this post to discuss some of the factors that affect the price of steel. So let’s dive in and take a look: Supply and Demand This is probably the biggest...

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stainless steel fire resistance
Stainless Steel and Its Fire Resistance – Reasons To Consider it For Your Next Project
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Have you ever considered using stainless steel for its fire resistance properties? Stainless steel is one of the most extensively used metals in the world and we’re probably all aware of the reasons for that. From its remarkable durability to its resistance to rust, plus its timeless appeal, stainless steel (SS) is the prime choice for industrial application. One factor, however, that isn’t so often touched upon is the fact that stainless steel has fire and heat resistance properties. This is...

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aluminium vs steel
Aluminium vs Steel – How Does it Compare For Fabrication Projects?
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Aluminium vs steel – both are essential materials in modern manufacturing but how do they compare for fabrication projects? Let’s dive in and take a look. Both aluminium and stainless steel are synthetic alloys. That is to say that neither of them can be found in nature and are created using other basic elements. Aluminium goes through a variety of processes in order to become the shiny silver material that we all recognise. Its basic ingredient is bauxite, a mostly tropical...

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How Choosing A Local Steel Fabricator Can Benefit You
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If you need metal fabrication services for your next project or your business then it stands to reason you need a good metal fabricator. But where do you look? Is there any harm in choosing a local steel fabricator? Certainly not, in fact, there are several benefits to choosing a fabricator that is not that far away. Benefits of choosing a steel fabricator near to you Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy when you work with a local...

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Metal Fabrication Project – Top Design Tips
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When considering a metal fabrication project, it’s important to ensure that your fabricator can translate your design into your desired product with ease. To make things easier for your fabricator and ensure the best results, there are certain factors to consider. We’ve put together some top tips to help optimise your design. Provide sufficient information when requesting a quote When seeking a quote for your metal fabrication project, it’s important to supply as much information as you can. The more details...

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