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What Are the Different Types of Heat Treatment Methods?

What are the different types of heat treatment methods? Hardening Annealing Normalizing Carburizing   The different types of heat treatment methods are typically applied to alloys such as steel. The purpose of these treatment processes is to create alterations within the material’s grain micro structuring. Manufacturers usually want to enhance or achieve the desired property […]

7 Safety Precautions in Welding

What are some safety precautions in welding? Read the operating manual Inspect the work area Cover exposed skin Wear the right PPE Use a pair of earmuffs Work in a well-ventilated area Take breaks   Welding is one of the most common methods of joining fabricated metal products together. When it comes to welding, safety […]

5 Benefits of Galvanized Steel

What are the benefits of galvanized steel? Cost-effective Better durability Minimal maintenance Good surface finish Corrosion-resistant   There are many benefits of galvanized steel that you should know about. If you’re using steel metal for many purposes, you need to consider if they can withstand different environmental factors. Not all metals without a protective layer […]

Parts of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

What are the main parts of pre-engineered metal buildings? Main framing Structural framing Wall panel Roof panels Liner panels Eave struts Purlins Mezzanine   There are many different parts of pre-engineered metal buildings that provide shape and form to this type of unique structure. Simply put, a pre-engineered building or PEB system is a building […]

Why Steel Studs Are Better Than Wood Studs

Why are steel studs better than wood studs? Lower level of wear and tear Lightweight More durable Can be installed in many areas Termite-resistant Environmentally-friendly   A house’s foundation is essential in order for it structurally supports its inhabitants. Part of the framework of a residential space is devoted to supporting structures such as walls, […]

5 Reasons that Make Steel Buildings Eco-Friendly

What makes steel buildings eco-friendly? Less construction waste Durable Solar power capabilities High fire-resistance Recyclable   Steel has had many uses in construction, with the most popular, being for structural support. Fabricated steel products like pipes, beams, reinforced bars, have long been used to provide sturdiness to a building and improve its overall structural integrity. […]

How Artificial Intelligence Transforms Metal Fabrication

How does artificial intelligence transform metal fabrication? Potential for machine learning Incorporation of augmented reality in manufacturing Automated processes More efficient cutting techniques Safer working environments   Artificial intelligence in metal fabrication may seem to be a novel idea, but it’s certainly not in the realm of impossibility. Manufacturers around the world have begun implementing […]

Choosing Between Ductile Iron or Steel Pipes

What is the difference between ductile iron and steel pipes? Carbon Content Function and Construction Process Tensile and Yield Strength Abrasion Resistance Corrosion Resistance   When it comes to pipes, ductile iron and steel pipes look quite similar at first glance. They may appear to be identical because both are metal alloys, however, there is […]

A Guide to the Different Types of Metal Finishes

What are the different types of metal finishes? Plating Polishing Blasting Passivation Powder coating   Simply put, metal finishing describes a process of applying a type of layer of coating or substrate to the surface of a metal. It can also refer to an industrial undertaking that assists in cleaning the metal surface in order […]

What Are the Different Types of Steel?

What are the different types of steel? Carbon Steel Alloy Steel Stainless Steel   Steel is arguably the most ubiquitous material in the world of construction and engineering. We come across this material every day — in our cars, refrigerators, washing machines, and tools. But did you know that this is not a single product? […]

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