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Metal & Steel

Metal & steel, whilst are phrases that are often used interchangeably, actually possess notable distinctions. Whilst steel visually resembles & feels like a metal, there are differences between the two. The phrases are even used reciprocally in professional capacities, as … Continue reading

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What Is…?

Sheet Steel Billson’s sheet steel is a flat, thin metal that is constructed using specific industrial processes. Sheet steel is one of the most popular types of metal used in day-to-day construction. A number of the specialist processes used in … Continue reading

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What Is…?

Steel Concrete Reinforcement Reinforced Concrete is a material that joins the materials low tensile strength with a material possessing a higher tensile strength. The reinforcement, in this case, is steel. This steel is incorporated into the concrete before it sets. … Continue reading

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Steel – 10 (more) facts

Steel is increasingly used, year on year, in a wide variety of constructs, products & designs. Despite the steels commonality, however, there are a range of lesser-known facts about the material that are of the utmost interest. Below, we present … Continue reading

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WW2 – Corby Steel

Corby steel workers played a pivotal role during the 2nd World War. When Europe was invaded by the Axis Powers, the steel workers of Corby helped to develop the under the ocean pipeline (also known as PLUTO). Pluto These Pipe-Lines … Continue reading

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