Steel

Learn what grade steel is best for construction as well as commonly used steel types for construction projects and structural purposes.
Learn about the differences between steel sheet and steel plate. Understand how different sheet metal gauges can affect your project and find out what metal materials can be used for sheet and plate.
Posted in: Steel, sheet metal
Learn about hot rolled steel, common hot rolled steel grades, and the applications that benefit from using hot rolled steel products. Common hot rolled steel grades include ASTM A3, 1018, 1011, ASTM A513, ASTM A786, and 1020/1025.
Posted in: Steel, hot rolled steel
Stainless Steel is considered as one of the best metals, and provides various benefits including its ease of fabrication, strength, and anti-bacterial properties. We encounter...
Galvanized steel is coated with zinc oxide to prevent rusting, since the chemical compound takes far longer to corrode than steel. It also changes the...
There are thousands of different steel alloys, but some are used more than others. Each alloy has its unique strengths and practical applications, but they...
Around the world, a variety of organizations have developed standards for steel grading, including British Standards, Japanese Industrial Standards, and Germany’s GB Standard. However, SAE...
Posted in: Metalpedia, Steel, Alloys
Technically, every steel is an alloy, but not all of them have the “alloy steel” designation. To be called alloy steel, other elements must be...