Tag: Steel

What Is HSLA Steel?

HSLA stands for high-strength low-alloy steel.

Grade Guide: A36 Steel

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

What Is Weathering Steel?

Weathering steel is a family of low carbon steels that have additional alloying elements mixed in with the carbon and iron atoms.

Video Blog: The ABCs of Structural Steel – Part 3: Channels

Here is the final part of our video blog series looking at the ABCs of structural steel, which includes Angles, Beams and Channels.

Video Blog: The Four Types of Steel (Part 1)

According to the American Iron & Steel Institute there are four main categories of steel.

Classes of Stainless Steel

What is Stainless Steel? Stainless steel is a low carbon steel which contains chromium; it is this addition of chromium that gives plain steel its unique stain and corrosion resisting properties.

The Strongest Metals

Strength is an important quality in the use of metals.

The Difference Between Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metal

What’s The Difference Between Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metal? The simple answer is that ferrous metals contain iron and non-ferrous metals do not.