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How Steel is Made
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How Steel is Made

Steel isn’t a material you can pull out of the ground. Structural steel production involves mixing carbon and iron at extremely high temperatures to create specific material properties like tensile strength and increased hardness. Although all steel is primarily made from iron, steel alloys can contain other elements like nickel, molybdenum, manganese, titanium, boron, cobalt, or vanadium.

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5 Benefits of Using Steel Over Timber
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5 Benefits of Using Steel Over Timber

Steel plays a massive role in the construction of homes, buildings and infrastructure in Australia. For example, some of the first houses constructed in Sydney in the 1960s used 1.2m thick galvanised steel, while more modern buildings have begun featuring more creative and versatile steel and truss manufacturing technology, allowing for even more flexibility in structural construction.

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