Category: Steel

Grades of Hot Rolled Steel

When it comes to an excellent combination of mechanical properties such as tensile strength, shear strength, toughness, hardness, and ductility, it is hard to beat carbon steel.

Video Blog: Grade Guide: 1018 Steel

Interested in using 1018 steel in your next project? You can check out our Grade Guide video below which takes a closer look at this commonly used type of steel.

What is Galvalume?

Protecting steel from oxidation is a must for many projects.

Grade Guide: AISI 4140 Steel

What is 4140 Steel? AISI 4140 steel is a low alloy steel containing chromium, molybdenum, and manganese.

What Is HSLA Steel?

HSLA stands for high-strength low-alloy steel.

5 (More) Common Alloying Elements

There are many alloying elements added to steel to achieve various enhanced properties.

Grade Guide: A36 Steel

Steel is one of the most common metals used for structural applications.

Abrasion Resistant Steel

What Is Abrasion Resistant Steel Abrasion occurs when materials are rubbed across one another over a period of time.