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4 ways steel changed the world

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

Important Factors to Consider Before Starting a Steel Business

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

Why Steel Is Still Used In Construction

Obvious as it is, steel is the most reliable material that can be used to form the skeleton of any building or structure and also keep its foundation strong. It is also the most regarded alloy in civil engineering due to its versatile mechanical and thermal properties. In spite of the advent of strong and

Steel Fabrication And Its General Applications

Steel fabrication is widely used in all industrial sectors. Steel is also the most produced and commonly used iron alloy. The year 2015 saw 1,599.5 million metric tons of the manmade alloy production. China, Japan, and India produce and consume the highest percentage of Steel. Steel fabrications form the backbone of human civilization and Industrialization

Saving Money in the Steel Business

Many companies are exploring new ways to bring down costs and save money to improve their profit margin. Just because you are in the steel business doesn’t mean you should accept the costs as they are. Here are some ways to cut down costs so that your business can grow! Routine Maintenance is a Must

The Role Of Steel in Oceangoing Vessels

For as long as there have been oceans, there have been people traveling on them. As this travel grew more sophisticated, the ships used for it grew more complex as well. Wood was replaced by ever-improving alloys of steel, filling countless roles in the ship’s structure and function. Just as it has in other areas of

Enhance machinability of steel using Annealing procedure

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

Glass Stronger and Tougher than Steel

A new damage-tolerant metallic glass, demonstrating a strength and toughness beyond that of any known material developed and tested by a collaboration of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the California Institute of Technology. In the world of materials, strength (the amount of force a substance