Why Use Steel Gratings for Walls and Partitions. 

Why Use Steel Gratings for Walls and Partitions. 

Interior and Exterior décor has taken a huge turn over the last decade, integrating a wide range of resources in their designs. This includes the use of rustic and recycled items found in industrial and antique settings, in designs that are both modern, minimal and appealing. Today, landscape and building architects integrate materials like steel gratings, wood, and metal features into their designs, for their work to stand out from the norm. These designs are planned to sate both visual…

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Scaffolding – A Permanent Alternative?

Scaffolding – A Permanent Alternative?

Scaffolding has many, many uses and is used to satisfy many needs. They are used in varying processes from construction to advertising, as a temporary solution. Apart from its temporary uses in these many sectors, scaffolds can be used in building and supporting various kinds of stable and permanent structures. These structures can include furnished workshops to buildings and offices that are fully functional. Moreover, scaffolds can also be used to construct platforms, pathways, and bridges for events, access and…

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The Scaffolding Journal – The History of Scaffolds

The Scaffolding Journal – The History of Scaffolds

Scaffolds have been in use since time immemorial. The earliest recorded use being in the construction of the ancient structures in ‘The Land of Civilization’, Egypt. Scaffolding is one of the most vital components of construction projects, as well as various other industrial and commercial operations. Although its purpose of application remains the same, the types of scaffolds used have evolved over time. The major change in what scaffolding used to be and what scaffolding is today is in the…

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Things To Know When Talking About Steel Gratings

Things To Know When Talking About Steel Gratings

Many of us know what gratings are, and what their applications are in homes and various industrial settings. However, the majority of the people do not know much about gratings or are not that well versed in the right terminology in defining, differentiating or identifying variations in gratings and its several types. This post is to help you know more about gratings, terms used in specifying or identifying its various types and specifications, and other terms that might prove helpful…

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Steel Gratings and Indoor Home Decor

Steel Gratings and Indoor Home Decor

Steel Gratings are well known for their applications in various sectors, especially in industries and manufacturing establishments. They provide industries with flooring, stairways and access platforms with proper ventilation, safety, slip resistance and easy maintenance. Gratings are manufactured in various shapes and sizes, finished and treated with various processes and a range of coatings, and are designed for standard and specific conditions. Gratings are most commonly used in industries, production facilities, and packaging industries. They are used to construct durable…

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Steel Your Favourite Flora!

Steel Your Favourite Flora!

With these steel framed greenhouses, it doesn’t matter if the flowers you love can’t grow in your local climates. A little technological ingenuity backed up with some engineering excellence, ensure you can have beautiful blooms in your home all year through. Greenhouses have long been favoured by those who aren’t too happy with allowing small inconveniences like unsuitable weather, preventing them from being able to raise and enjoy flowers and other flora of their choice. Having a privately owned greenhouse…

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Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour Bridge

52,800 tonnes of steel. 6,000,000 steel rivets. Approximately 1000 metres long. An iconic sight, and a landmark recognized around the globe. Welcome to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. According to the information maintained by the Australian Government, the suggestion for a bridge allowing commuters to bypass the busy Harbour area, was first made all the way back in 1815 by Francis Greenway. Of course, it took years before that dream could be realized. The local governing bodies invited design submissions in 1900, but…

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Valyrian Steel

Valyrian Steel

  Most of the free world and their uncle, across the globe, are currently sitting around discussing outlandish theories about the most prolific television series in the past few years. Game of Thrones. The very mention of the name itself is sometimes enough for perfect strangers to make conversation in order to discuss their opinion on the latest episode, or a particular character. A central theme we have noticed in the show’s premise is the significance of Valyrian Steel. A…

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How Metal Can Music Be?

How Metal Can Music Be?

While music as a hobby in and of itself has long been around, heavy metal as a genre can only be loved or hated. There is no in between. There are no indifferent reactions. Today’s post is about a different kind of ‘metal music’ where we look at the different musical instruments that are solely made of metal. Instruments like these are all designed with the intention of creating wondrous music, and the tunes will depend on the density of…

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Steel in Art

Steel in Art

Steel is a superbly malleable metal, and yet is one of the strongest in the world. As diverse and dynamic as it is, it is widely used even in the art world. We posted about the Chicago bean a few weeks ago, and how the structure is a huge tourist attraction. It is seen, touched, and photographed by millions every year, and still manages to weather the elements as well. (Pun intended) In that same vein, we look at how…

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