Category Archives: "Uncategorized"

A Brief Introduction To Marine Grade Metals
posted by: in blog Uncategorized
While the festive season is a time to wind down, relax with family and friends, and perhaps plan for the coming year ahead, it's also the height of the summer for Australians. What better way to escape the heat than to head for the water. From swimming to fishing, water-based activities are the staple activity of the summer months. While water may be great for you, the same can't be said for metals. Because of the corrosive effects that...

Read More
How To Stop Steel From Corroding
posted by: in blog Uncategorized
Steel is a very popular material which is used in everything from household appliances to transport to construction. Strong, durable, and recyclable, the only downside is that if not cared for properly it can corrode. Here at Metro Steel we have years of experience working with this metal and as a result have put together a few tips to help you care for your steel in the correct manner. There are 4 main types of corrosion that can affect steel...

Read More
Top Benefits Of Perforated Metal For Architects
posted by: in blog Uncategorized
Perforated metal is being used widely nowadays to part clad buildings and give a sleek contemporary aesthetic. Not only is it easy to work with and install, but it also offers many advantages. So let's take a closer look. Bespoke aesthetic   If you're looking to stand a building out from the crowd then clever use of perforated metal can do exactly this. With limitless options on hole size, shape, geometric patterns, and finishes, it's the perfect material to create a bespoke...

Read More
The Benefits Of Using Galvanised Steel In Security
posted by: in Uncategorized
In a world where criminal activity is a constant threat, it pays to be as security conscious as you possibly can; and when it comes to protecting properties and possessions, galvanised steel remains the top choice for security purposes. Galvanised steel, in case you're unsure, is steel that's been strengthened by galvanisation. This process is a chemical one which involves passing steel through a molten zinc bath which is kept at a temperature of around 860º F. After this the...

Read More
Need More Space? A Mezzanine Floor Could Be The Answer
posted by: in Uncategorized
The word “mezzanine” is derived from the Italian word “mezzano” and means middle. In terms of architecture a mezzanine is a sort of intermediate floor between levels and is therefore not counted amongst the total amount of floors in a building. A steel mezzanine can quite literally take your property to a different level by making use of the space between the floor and a high ceiling. Supported by steel columns it's typically independent of the overall building structure and...

Read More
6 Reasons To Choose A Steel Gate
posted by: in Uncategorized
There's no denying that a steel gate can enhance your property and as well as being a security feature it also looks extremely attractive. Steel has been used for gates for decades and have many benefits which all contribute to the efficiency of such a gate. Let's take a look: Easy to clean and maintain When you install a new gate then you need it to be secure as well as smart. Steel gates don't absorb dirt and can be easily...

Read More
The Benefits of Installing a Mezzanine Floor In Your Business Premises
posted by: in Uncategorized
Space is a fundamental problem that most successful businesses will run into from time to time. As the business grows then so too might a product range. As such it's likely that the need for more storage space isn't going to be too far behind. So what's the answer? You could of course up sticks and move to a larger location, or alternatively you could extend your existing building to accommodate your growing business. However both are costly and...

Read More
Current Trends In Metal Fabrication And What The Future Holds
posted by: in Uncategorized
If you want to get a good handle on what the future holds for both metal fabricators and their customers it's often an idea to take a look at current and emerging trends within the industry. With this in mind, let's take a sneaky peak at what's happening right now! The ever-decreasing circle of steel recycling Steel consists of somewhere between 50-60% recycled metal which can be reconstituted endlessly without losing quality and strength, but why isn't it made from 100%...

Read More
10 Interesting Facts About Metal Fabrication You Might Not Know
posted by: in Uncategorized
Metal fabrication is used in all aspects of our lives from the buildings we live and work in to the everyday objects we use, but let's be honest, most of us don't even give it a second thought.   For this reason we thought we'd pay homage to the fabrication industry and give you 10 interesting facts about metal fabrication that you might not know.     In Nascar long before the vehicle hits the road over 950 hours of fabrication and welding are...

Read More
5 Major Advantages Of Building With Steel
posted by: in Uncategorized
Let's face it, you probably don't have to walk very far to find a steel building or construction. Maybe it's your house or office? The truth is that over the last 20 or 30 years or so, steel has become the building material of choice to the point where nowadays, some of the structures and buildings are truly ground breaking. So why do more and more architects, designers and builders choose to work with steel. Let's take a look...

Read More
Result 1 - 10 of 41

Recent Comments