Structural Steel Shapes

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Read more about structural steel shapes below!

What is Structural Steel?

Structural steel products are invaluable to industries worldwide that require high-quality materials that will last generations. Steel building metals include premium steel channel, U steel channel beams, steel beams, steel tees, and steel angles available in cold rolled, hot rolled, or galvanized options. Industrial Metal Supply is your trusted source for superior steel structural metals and accessory products.

Structural Steel Advantages

Industrial Metal Supply offers a complete line of durable, long-lasting, and versatile steel channels, steel beams, and building metal shapes 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 steel channel, channel beam, 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:  

Order Structural Steel Building Metal Shapes Today

Industrial Metal Supply is your trusted supplier and distributor of premium steel structural metals, including U steel channel, 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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