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The Difference Between Carbon Steel Tubing and Mild Steel Tubing

Technically, carbon steel tubing and mild steel tubing aren't different types of metal at all. Mild steel is carbon steel. (Technically, all steel is "carbon steel," since carbon is the...

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Top 5 Carbon Steel Tubing Applications & Industries

Carbon steel tubing may not be very pleasing to the eye, but it is certainly functional. For the cost-conscious, carbon steel is a material made in heaven. 

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Why HSS Steel Tube Is the Best Framework for Bridge Construction

Infrastructure must withstand daily usage by pedestrians, vehicles, structures, and other stresses. It can't bend, rot, or fail. Weak infrastructure leads to disasters like this 1987 bridge...

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How Material Affects Tube Bending Quality | Metal Fabrication

If you require tube bending for your product, material definitely matters. Certain materials are easier to bend, and there are different qualities that contribute to the final product. 

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5 Benefits of Stainless Steel Tubing for Commercial Projects

Why does America love stainless steel tubing? For a lot of good reasons. Here are the top five benefits of stainless tubing for commercial and industrial projects:

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How to Spec Your Tubular Steel Products for Durability

Tubular steel products can be protected in two ways: choosing a strong, durable material from the get-go (such as 300- and 400-series stainless steels) or covering the steel with a protective...
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9 Metal Manufacturing Myths That Need to Die in a Fire

Metal manufacturing, like other types of manufacturing, has been struggling with global economic shifts such as China's continuing manufacturing developments, and Brexit's impact on the stock...

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Metal Tubing vs. Plastic Tubing: Metal Pipe, Plastic Pipe - What's the Difference?

Are you trying to decide between metal tubing and plastic tubing for your project? Like anything else, the best material for you depends on your specific application and needs. In some cases,...

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7 Things You Didn't Know About the Longest Bridge in New York

The Tappan Zee Bridge, which spans the Hudson River between Rockland and Westchester Counties, is one of the state's most impressive works of infrastructure. It's also one of the most highly...

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4 Reasons You Should Emboss Your Tubular Steel Products

Embossing is a fantastic process for strengthening tubular steel. To emboss tubular steel, the original material coil is run through a roll forming mill, and male/female dies are used to press the...

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