Steel Manufacturing Blog: Keeping it Steel

Extended Length Slotted Shim Manufacturing

Posted on Tue, Apr 19, 2022 @ 04:47 PM

Extended Length Slotted Shim Manufacturing

Variables such as heat, deflection and dross will affect how slotted steel shims are produced to get the most accurate, cost efficient and serviceable results.

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Tags: Shims, STEEL SUPPLY, Slotted Steel Shims

Hillside Washer Flange

Posted on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 @ 11:55 AM

Hillside Washers can function in the basic form shown in Figure 1. All the necessary features are in place, along with the load strength to ensure durable performance.

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Tags: Hillside Washers, Turnbuckle Rods, STEEL SUPPLY, Turnbuckles, I-Beam, Thermal Break

Stainless Steel Clevis and Turnbuckle Material and Standards

Posted on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 @ 04:15 PM

Stainless Steel Turnbuckle Rods and Clevis Rods have some variations in material that will affect the design and production. The first point to note is the difference in material between the round bar and the hardware. Stainless steel round bar comes in a wide variety of grades. For Structural and Miscellaneous steel fabricating the fundament grade is 303 or 304. Often Clevis Rod and Turnbuckle Rod assemblies are specified leaving the fabricator the option of using either.

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Tags: Clevis Rods, Clevis, STEEL SUPPLY, Turnbuckles

Understanding the Math Behind Steel Wedges

Posted on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 @ 02:23 PM

Steel Wedges are among the most basic and yet unique products our steel fabricating customers use.  They are used for almost everything, from separating heavy plates in the shop, to with an erector lift for extremely heavy objects, to shimming stair stringers.

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Tags: Wedges, Steel Wedges, Steel Wedge, Steel Shims, STEEL SUPPLY

Steel Supply First Blog Post

Posted on Tue, Jul 06, 2010 @ 09:30 AM

We’re officially here, in the blogosphere.

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