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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...

Fencing, gates, barriers and bollards are needed in many scenarios to provide safety, security, privacy and decoration. For instance, homeowners often need fencing to keep children and pets safe, prevent trespassers, establish property boundaries, create more privacy or improve the curb appeal of their home. Commercial and public spaces have similar needs. Barriers are often required to protect pedestrian areas from streets or parking lots. Fencing can conceal unattractive sites, like garbage bins and dumpsters, and provide boundaries for specific spaces. 

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...

While there are several benefits of using weathering steel, the fundamental benefit is its ability to resist corrosion. The atmospheric corrosion resistance of weathering steel enables it to be used unpainted in many structural and architectural applications for structures, including bridges, open-frame buildings, transmission towers,...