Traditionally, cable conduit systems for telecom or power lines used steel or PVC for their conduit systems. While each of these options offered specific advantages, they also came with troubling drawbacks. What’s more, they could cost quite a bit. That’s why fiberglass conduit products are gaining ground as the preferred conduit systems for more contractors.
Opting to operate a laser cutter in-house for parts fabrication and other tasks can be a significant time and money saver. Thanks to advances in technology, modern cutting machines are easier to use, more efficient, and capable of making more detailed and precise cuts than ever before, but before you invest in one for your
2017 has been a great year for the steel industry so far. We recently reported Japan steelmakers increased earnings for this fiscal year, showing solid growth in profit and positive signs of future developments. The same trend can be seen in the steel industry around the world, including in India and Korea. Industry experts believe
There are two forms of designs for steel buildings: rigid and arched steel buildings. With the arch type, steel is joined together in a semi-circular shape to help support the structure. In terms of technology, arches have been used for centuries due to the engineering and stylistic benefits they offer. Continue reading to learn more.
Steel has thousands of applications across a swathe of sectors. It’s a vital industry that’s part of the fabric of life for millions across the globe. But we shouldn’t forget that in many ways the modern world was forged from steel. So here are four ways steel changed the world: Samurai spirit Samurai culture transcended
Are you thinking about starting a steel business in the near future? There is always a demand for steel products and this is a trend that looks set to continue for many years to come. However, like any business venture, there are potential risks and factors you need to consider before you start this type
Over the centuries, humans have developed an amazing array of skills in design and construction. We’ve discovered how to support huge structures on small bases, create machinery that can handle incredible amounts of wear and force, and fight back against the elements with the systems that feed and transport us. But much of this innovation
In a previous article, we talked about the different ways companies in the steel industry are saving money to remain competitive. Bringing costs down can help you and your steel business remain competitive, even in today’s economy. That said, not all savings are worth making. Bringing the costs down too much can actually lead to
Annealing: Annealing is the process of heating a metal to change its hardness and strength. When this procedure is done properly, metal reduces its cold working properties and becomes more flexible, stress-free. To obtain these properties, it is heated to temperature that is less than its melting point and then slowly frozen. Generally, Ferrite sub-critical
To take investment decisions in the steel industry, steel price forecasting is necessary. Instability in steel price has been exceptional these days and the international steel markets. These sudden and wild swings in the international steel price have occurred rarely before. An econometric price forecasting model Using econometric modeling techniques, a statistical approach to price