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Looking for a durable and versatile metal trim strip that won’t break the bank? Look no further than Speciality Metals’ 30mm width x 3mm thick mild steel trim strips. These cost-effective strips, supplied throughout the UK in various lengths, have fantastic welding, forming, bending and machining abilities. Plus, they’re recyclable and malleable, making them a great choice for projects that require a bit of flexibility. So whether you’re a DIY enthusiast or a seasoned professional, choose Speciality Metals’ metal trim strips for your next project, and experience the quality and affordability that they have to offer.
Our mild steel flat bar metal trim strips are available in S275 grade. Engineers and contractors use flat bar extensively in the manufacture of support braces, latches, mechanical parts, industrial tools, etc., as well as for many DIY projects.
For those in need of sturdy and reliable steel material, the mild steel flat bar offers a versatile solution. As a popular choice in the construction and manufacturing industries, this steel strip provides a solid foundation for various structures and machinery. With its uniform width and thickness, the mild steel flat bar offers consistent strength and durability for a wide range of applications.
As a result of its good to excellent formability, mild steel flat bar can easily be joined by welding processes or by means of fixings such as rivets, bolts and screws.
Speciality Metals offers a range of 30mm Width x 3mm Thick Mild Steel Metal Trim Strips that are perfect for various applications. Not only are these metal trim strips durable and versatile, they are also cost-effective. Incredibly malleable, the trim strips can be welded, formed, bent and machined. Various lengths are available in our UK supply, so you can find a solution that suits your project requirements. In addition, our metal trim strips are recyclable, making them an excellent choice for environmentally conscious applications. Because of these features and benefits, our mild steel metal trim strips make an ideal choice for any industry seeking high-quality, cost-effective, and customisable metal strips.
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We also carry a wide range of mild steel sheet metal, angle iron and round tube.
A Mild Steel Metal Trim Strip is a slender, flat piece of mild steel that’s primarily used for decorative, protective or architectural purposes. These trim strips are often found in building construction, automotive bodies and other metal fabrications to provide a clean finish, conceal joins or seams, and protect edges against wear. Being made of mild steel, they combine the strength and formability of steel with a relatively low carbon content, which makes them easier to work with compared to high-carbon steels. To enhance their appearance and increase resistance to rust, these trim strips can be painted, powder-coated, or galvanised. The versatility of mild steel trim strips, combined with their affordability, makes them a popular choice for various applications where both aesthetics and functionality are crucial.
Formability: Mild steel, due to its lower carbon content, is more ductile and malleable than higher carbon steels. This makes it easier to form, bend and shape into intricate trim designs without the risk of cracking or breaking.
Cost-Effective: Generally, mild steel is more affordable than other types of specialised steels, like stainless steel or alloy steels. This cost advantage makes it a popular choice for applications where large quantities of material are required, such as in construction or manufacturing.
Weldability: Mild steel exhibits excellent welding properties. This makes joining or attaching mild steel trim strips to other steel components straightforward, without needing specialised welding techniques or equipment.
Versatility in Finishing: Mild steel can easily be painted, powder-coated or galvanized to improve its aesthetic appeal and increase its resistance to environmental factors. This provides flexibility in achieving desired appearances or color matching with other components.
Availability: Being a widely used material in various industries, mild steel is readily available. This means shorter lead times and easier sourcing for projects.
Strength: Despite being “mild”, this steel offers substantial strength suitable for most trim applications, ensuring durability and longevity.
Compatibility: When used in settings like construction or automotive, mild steel trim strips are often compatible with other mild steel components, ensuring uniform behavior in terms of thermal expansion, welding and other factors.
Easy Modification: Mild steel can be easily cut, drilled or modified on-site with standard tools, facilitating any last-minute adjustments or custom fittings.
Recyclability: Mild steel is 100% recyclable. At the end of its life, a trim strip or any other component made of mild steel can be recycled, promoting sustainability and reducing environmental impact.
Construction: Mild steel trim strips can be used to accentuate architectural features, conceal joints or seams and provide clean finishes on edges of panels, cladding and other surfaces.
Automotive: In vehicles, trim strips may serve both decorative and functional purposes, such as on door edges to prevent chipping, around windows or as interior decorative elements.
Furniture: They can be used to edge tabletops, shelving or other furniture pieces, providing both aesthetic appeal and protection against wear.
Appliances: In household or industrial appliances, mild steel trim strips can be found around edges or seams, providing a polished look while also adding structural strength.
Electronics: They might be used in electronic casings or racks, providing reinforcement, grounding or simply a decorative touch.
Retail Displays: Mild steel strips can edge display units, racks or shelving in retail settings, enhancing durability and aesthetics.
Doors and Windows: As framing or edging, these strips provide added strength and a finished appearance to doors, windows and their frames.
Staircases and Railings: Mild steel trim strips can be used on the edges of stairs or as decorative elements on railings, providing both a protective edge and an aesthetic enhancement.
Agricultural Machinery: On machinery panels or interfaces, mild steel trim strips can protect edges from wear, especially in high-contact areas.
Boats and Marine Structures: While mild steel is susceptible to corrosion, with proper treatments, it can be used in certain marine applications, offering a cost-effective trimming option.
Flooring Transitions: They are often used as transition strips between different flooring materials, providing a smooth and visually pleasing transition while protecting the edges of both floor types.
Protective Wall Edging: In commercial or industrial settings, mild steel strips can be affixed to wall edges or corners to prevent damage from carts, machinery or foot traffic.
HVAC Systems: Trim strips can be utilised in ductwork or on the edges of panels in heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.
Check out our recent article ‘Everything You Need to Know About Bright Mild Steel Flat Bar’ for a deeper dive into steel metal strip.
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