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A Tour of a Steel Mill

If you have never experienced the wonder of a steel plate mill, you are missing out. The manufacturing of steel is a fascinating process that starts with the melting of the steel into ingots and ends with the completed steel plate, which is used for a variety of uses, from building construction, to road work, to ship-making. Travel along with this virtual journal of steel plate manufactures to discover just how steel plates are created. Continue reading

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3 Benefits of High Strength Steel

Steel is a metal that has many variations and alloys that give it different properties. Some steel alloys are designed for flexibility, others for durability, and others for strength. High strength steel contains a mixture of metal alloys including silicon, chromium, manganese, and molybdenum to retain flexibility and malleability even with the increased strength. Most high-strength steel is produced through a complicated process quenching, tempering, and cooling at slow speeds to retain strength without the metal getting brittle. Higher strength steels can provide many benefits to a variety of industries, including construction, the automotive industry, and machine production. Continue reading

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