How is Cold Rolled 1008/1010 Steel Used in the Construction Industry?

Posted by: Dani Weinhandl on May 19, 2021

If you were to make a list of all the metals used in construction applications, that list would get pretty long, pretty fast. Metals are a choice building material for those looking to create strong, long-lasting structures that are both durable and sustainable. And steel fits the bill.

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How is Cold Rolled Steel Used for Home Design and Decor?

Posted by: Dani Weinhandl on October 8, 2019

When you think of steel, what’s the first thing that pops into your mind? For a lot of people, their minds go to construction, where steel beams form the foundation of sky-high buildings. Others might first think of the automotive industry, where steel accounts for up to 60% of a vehicle’s total weight. The fact of the matter is steel, in some form or another, is around us much of the time. In our buildings, in our vehicles, and even in our home decor.

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All About Steel: Cold Rolled vs. Cold Drawn vs. Hot Rolled

Posted by: Brian Rothstein on August 20, 2019

In the steel industry, you may have heard the terms “cold rolled,” “hot rolled,” and “cold drawn.” Understanding how these types of steel are processed, as well as proper applications for each type, is crucial in making sure you are getting the right material for your project. Buying the correct type of steel will save you both time and money, and ensure you are offering the best quality products to your customers.

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All You Need to Know About Steel Alloys

Posted by: Dani Weinhandl on March 25, 2019

If you’ve ever wondered what the most commonly used metal in the world is, you might be surprised (or unsurprised for that matter) to find out that it’s steel. Steel is strong and widely used. Many objects that you and I interact with on a regular basis are made of steel. Yet, with its popularity and applicability, many people are relatively unaware of steel’s various properties, intricacies, and uses. If that rings true for you, you'll likely find some interesting information in this post.  

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What Are the Differences Between Stainless Steel & Cold Rolled Steel?

Posted by: Mark Anderson on April 5, 2018

Understanding the differences between the common types of steel used for metal fabrication and forming purposes can help you more easily source the best material for your project. The two types of steel that I’m going to cover today are stainless steel and cold rolled steel.

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Steel: Quality is Our Priority

Posted by: Chris Schwartz on March 19, 2018

Many variables go into the quality of metal material. Anything from mill marks, scratches, and laminations to waves, twists, and burrs can affect the appearance and machinability of metals. Not to mention, what you see on the outside of a coil isn’t necessarily going to be what you find in the middle. When it comes to ensuring the quality of our steel – and all of our metal materials – we go beyond the basics. Here’s our process :

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A109 Cold Rolled Strip Steel vs. Cold Rolled 1008/1010 Steel

Posted by: Dani Weinhandl on January 9, 2018

A109 cold-rolled strip steel and cold-rolled 1008/1010 steel are used for many of the same products. You'll find home appliances, construction materials, and automotive components made from either of these steels. Although many of the products and components overlap, determining which is best for your project can be quite simple.

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Common Uses for Cold Rolled Steel

Posted by: Dani Weinhandl on September 6, 2017

Steel, a variant of iron with carbon added, often has other elements added to it in order to prepare it for processing and industrial use. Cold rolling, a popular process which prepares steel for use, results in a product called Cold Rolled Steel.

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