Engineering Steel is a steel that has had small amounts of one or more alloying elements (other than carbon) such as such as manganese, silicon, nickel, titanium, copper, chromium and aluminum added. This produces specific properties that are not found in regular carbon steel.
Engineering Steels are workhorses of industry because of their economical cost, wide availability, ease of processing, and good mechanical properties. Alloy steels are generally more responsive to heat and mechanical treatments than carbon steels.
Aluminium rectangular tube (also known as aluminium rectangular hollow section or box section) is measured by taking the outer walls (which are different sizes) and then the wall thickness.
Box section applications include trailers, barriers, bike racks, home construction and many more.
Aluminium rectangular tube is used in general fabrication where strength is a requirement without the added weight of steel.
Typical Applications: Moldings & Extruded Trim for Stores and Homes (both interior and exterior) , Construction Tube, Lawn Furniture, Luggage Racks, Air Cylinders. Used extensively for anodized parts.
Typical Applications: Highly Stressed Applications such as Trusses, Bridges, Cranes, Transport Applications, Ore Skips, Beer Barrels, Milk Churns
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