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Looking for a strong and dependable metal bar flat that won’t let you down? Look no further than the 75mm Width x 3mm Thick Plain Mild Steel Metal Bar Flat Section, available exclusively from Speciality Metals. With a reputation for being durable, versatile and cost-effective, this metal bar flat is perfect for a wide range of industrial and construction applications. Whether you’re looking for something that can withstand heavy usage, or a material with great welding, forming, bending and machining abilities, this metal bar flat has got you covered. Plus, it’s also malleable and recyclable, making it the perfect choice for those who care about sustainability. So why wait? Order your 75mm Width x 3mm Thick Plain Mild Steel Metal Bar Flat Section today and start experiencing the benefits of this high-quality product for yourself!
Our mild steel metal bar flat section is 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.
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.
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.
Business and individuals looking for a strong and reliable material for their projects can purchase our 75mm Width x 3mm Thick Plain Mild Steel Metal Bar Flat Section from Speciality Metals in the UK. As this metal bar flat is available in a variety of lengths, it can be used for a broad range of applications. Additionally, it offers great welding, forming, bending, and machining capabilities. Moreover, it is recyclable and malleable, providing confidence to those who want to reduce their environmental impact while using high-quality materials.
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We also carry a wide range of mild steel sheet metal, angle iron and round tube.
Mild steel, while economical and widely used, is not inherently suited for marine environments due to its vulnerability to saltwater-induced corrosion. To counteract this, protective measures like galvanization or specialized marine paint coatings are applied, but even these can’t guarantee indefinite protection. Any imperfections or abrasions in the coating can expose the steel to corrosive elements. Therefore, if one chooses to use mild steel in marine settings, diligent maintenance and inspection are imperative. However, for applications requiring consistent exposure to saltwater or those demanding long-term resilience, alternative materials like 316-grade stainless steel or specific aluminum grades offer better corrosion resistance and might be more appropriate choices.
Storing flat steel bars (and metals in general) properly is crucial to prevent damage, rusting,and other forms of deterioration. Here’s a guideline for storing metal bar flat steel:
Dry Environment: Moisture is a primary culprit behind corrosion. Therefore, always store flat steel bars in a dry environment. If you’re using a shed or warehouse, ensure that it is well-ventilated and free from leaks or dampness.
Elevate from Ground: Position the steel bars off the ground using wooden pallets, metal racks or platforms. This prevents direct contact with the ground, where moisture can be a concern, especially in concrete floors.
Provide Separation: If you’re storing multiple steel bars, it’s a good practice to separate them using spacers or racks. This promotes better airflow and minimises the risk of moisture being trapped between bars.
Protective Coatings: If you plan to store the steel for an extended period, consider applying a thin layer of anti-rust oil or protective coatings. These coatings will form a barrier against moisture and atmospheric contaminants.
Regular Inspection: Periodically inspect stored steel for signs of rust or damage. This way, you can address minor issues before they escalate.
Avoid Stacking Excessively: Overloading or excessive stacking can lead to bending or deformation. Always follow storage guidelines, and ensure that racks or platforms can handle the weight.
Distance from Corrosive Agents: Keep steel bars away from chemicals or substances that may be corrosive. This includes acids, salts and some cleaning agents.
Climate Control: If possible, especially in regions with high humidity or significant temperature fluctuations, consider climate-controlled storage to maintain consistent conditions.
Covering: While indoor storage is ideal, if you must store steel bars outdoors, cover them with a tarp or protective covering to protect against rain, snow and debris. Make sure the covering is breathable or ventilated to prevent condensation build-up underneath.
While metal bar flat steel can be painted, direct application without any preparation can compromise the paint’s adhesion and longevity. To achieve a durable finish, the steel should first be cleaned of any grease, dirt or rust. It’s often recommended to prime the surface with a suitable metal primer to enhance paint adhesion and provide added protection against corrosion. Once primed, the steel can be painted using a paint formulated for metal surfaces. This process ensures that the paint adheres well to the steel, offering a lasting and protective finish.
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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