Corten Steel applications Tag

Whether we pay attention to it or not, we see and follow signage every day. From identifying storefronts and businesses to providing direction, signs are essential to almost every type of business and area.  When selecting a material for outdoor signage, weathering steel, also known as Cor-ten, is well-suited for the job. Weathering steel signage is not only aesthetically-pleasing but can also withstand outdoor elements better than other signage materials. Weathering steel also mixes well with other materials, such stainless steel, wood and stone, to create just the right rustic, contemporary look.

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...