Corten Steel applications Tag

Sustainability and “green building” are terms we hear more and more of these days in bridge construction. However, environmentally-sensitive building is not a new phenomenon. The modern practice of green building emerged in the 1990s. Sustainable building involves many components, such as energy efficiency, water management, reducing waste, and selecting sustainable materials. 

Weathering steels are a family of ASTM specifications and several trademarked specifications that exhibit similar corrosion-resistant properties. These corrosion resistant properties along with other practical benefits make weathering steel suitable for many outdoor applications, such as bridge construction, landscape and garden design and roofing and...

Increasing numbers of homeowners, architects and contractors are opting for metal roofs in both roof replacement and new construction projects. Why? It’s not just because rain on a metal roof is soothing.  Pros of Metal Roofing Metal roofs offer several advantages when compared to other roofing materials,...

The atmospheric corrosion resistance of weathering steel enable it to be used unpainted in many structural and architectural applications, such as bridges and open-frame buildings. However, there are several lesser-known ways to use weathering steel and take advantage of its strength, durability and corrosion-resistant properties as well as its aesthetically-appealing appearance.