corten steel Tag

The curb appeal of your home or commercial property refers to the attractiveness of its exterior. It’s the first impression that your property makes on an outsider. Enhancing curb appeal creates an inviting entrance to your home or property that everyone can marvel at, including...

Are weathering steel and cor-ten the same thing? Can weathering steel be painted? How long does it take for the patina to form?  These are just a few of the questions about weathering steel we often receive. From its properties to best practices, learn more about weathering...

Natural geometries and systems, such as plant spores, seashells, and honeycombs, inspire the exquisite works of large-scale sculptor DeWitt Godfrey. With his appreciation for the natural, it is no wonder that Godfrey uses weathering steel to construct his one-of-a-kind sculptures. Godfrey began using cor-ten steel in...

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. 

From garden design to transmission poles, there are countless applications for corten and weathering steel. Corten’s aesthetically-pleasing appearance, strength, durability and versatility that make it suitable for unique situations. Central Steel Service provided the material for an especially innovative and artful project.  The project Fresno Fab Tech...