What is Structural Steel ?

publisher: Gloria Wang
Time: 2017-10-12

  Structural steel is acategory of steel used for making construction materials in a variety ofshapes. Many structural steel shapes take the form of an elongated beam havinga profile of a specific cross section. Structural steel shapes, sizes, chemicalcomposition, mechanical properties such as strengths, storage practices, etc.,are regulated by standards in most industrialized countries.

  Most structural steelshapes, such as I-beams, have high second moments of area, which means they arevery stiff in respect to their cross-sectional area and thus can support a highload without excessive sagging.

  The shapes available are described in many published standards worldwide, and a number of specialist and proprietary cross sections are also available.We can supply: H beamI beam, Angle steel, U channel and Steel sheet pile.


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