Structural Steel Shapes

Structural steel products, including steel U channel and other structural steel shapes, are invaluable to industries throughout the world that require high-quality materials that will last generations. Steel structural building metals include premium steel U channel, U steel channel beams, steel beams, steel tees, and steel angles available in cold rolled, hot rolled, or galvanized options.

Read more about structural steel shapes below!

Structural Steel Advantages

Industrial Metal Supply offers a complete line of durable, long-lasting, and versatile metal U channel, steel beam, and building metal shape options to support your project needs. Our precision metal experts have the knowledge and experience to help you locate the steel structural metal that is right for your application. IMS provides the following advantages for your steel structural metal needs:
  • Enhanced productivity
  • Future adaptability
  • Cost-effectiveness
  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Ease of design

What is Structural Steel Used For?

Structural steel shapes are integral to weight distribution, ensuring buildings' integrity, safety, and durability. Since steel building metals are available in several sizes and styles, steel structural shapes are used to build everything from furniture to skyscrapers. Typical applications for metal U-shaped channels, beams, angles, and tees include:
  • Bridges
  • Residential and commercial construction
  • Marine piers
  • Architecture and building construction
  • Shipbuilding
  • Truck trailers and shipping containers
  • Furniture
  • Heavy equipment

What is the Difference Between Mild Steel and Structural Steel?

As the names imply, mild steel and structural steel (A36) are used for differing purposes. Mild steel is a standard steel used for everyday objects such as food cans, vehicle bodies, and building parts. Conversely, structural steel is a construction-based steel slated for all buildings and larger construction projects.

Precision Steel Structural Metal Secondary Services

When you order from Industrial Metal Supply (IMS), we can cut your metal to size and deliver it the next day. If you require more extensive services than just sawing or shearing, we also offer the following advanced metal-cutting options:  

The IMS Advantage

Industrial Metal Supply is your trusted steel structural shape distributor and supplier, providing high-quality metal fabrication solutions. We have seven locations, convenient next-day local delivery, and excellent customer service, serving Southern California, Arizona, Nevada, and Northern Mexico. To guarantee the highest quality service in the industry, we include IMS-exclusive advantages, such as:
  • Same-day will-call pick-up
  • Next-day local delivery
  • Outstanding high-volume discount pricing
  • Custom cut-to-size metal production
  • ISO 9001 Certification
  • Support of Just-In-Time manufacturing processes
  • Open to the public
We understand that receiving your metal products on time is essential, so we return all pricing requests within two hours during operational business hours. That’s the IMS difference!

Order Structural Steel from IMS Today

Industrial Metal Supply is your trusted supplier and steel distributor of premium structural metals, including U channel steel, channel beams, steel beams, steel angles, tees, and more. We offer quick delivery throughout the Southwest region and Mexico. Contact us today to discuss steel building metal shapes for your application.
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