Steel Angle

Steel Angle

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About Steel Angle

Steel angle is an important section of the structural steel family. Known by other terms, such as angle iron and steel angle bar, this steel section is L-shaped in its cross-sectional view. The steel angle section is a versatile product with a characteristic light weight, while simultaneously being strong and durable. Steel angle is produced using a metal bar which is formed into an L-shape, with its two sides either equal or unequal in width. The metal used for forming steel angle can be of two types. Steel angles are formed using hot-rolled or cold-rolled steel depending on their applications.

The steel types used for making steel angles are mild carbon steel and high strength, low alloy steel. Under these two steel types, there are multiple grades of steel which are utilised depending on the intended use of the section. The finish of the steel angles, such as self-colour, shot-blast and primer, and painting or galvanising is decided per the external atmospheric corrosive resistance requirement in the final structure.

Sectors Using Steel Angles

The sectors using steel angles in almost all their works are construction industry, engineering workshops, chemical plants, food processing industry, petrochemical plants, automotive manufacturing units, telecommunication, and aerospace industry.

Use of steel angle in each of these sectors is generally in the fabrication of structural frameworks, however it can be modified and used creatively in each sector differently. In the food processing industry, steel angles can be seen in the form of racks, shelves, and even for food trolleys. Almost all types of industries using overhead cranes for lifting their goods have the steel angle supports. In this way, the versatile steel angle easily blends to offer strength with light weight ratio through its equal or unequal sides.

Benefits of Using Steel Angle

Steel angle sections formed in an L-shape are the most versatile structural steel sections and can be used in most creative and innovative ways for any type of project. The benefits of steel angle sections include:

Affordability The steel angle is the most common steel section produced due to its demand and characteristics. It is cost-effective for the buyer due to its bulk production and use of low carbon steel

Multifunctional Steel angle is used by almost all sectors in the construction of smallest to biggest frameworks of towers, bridges, roofs, frames, architectural trims, as reinforcement, for brackets, in manufacturing machines used for lifting and transportation, nuclear reactors, boilers, rolling shutters, warehouses, garages, and many such practical applications, as required. Steel angle is incredibly useful to the household handyman as these are easy to use, cut, weld, and bend to fabricate chairs, tables, shelves, cabinets, drawers, grills, and more

Strong, durable, and long-lasting Apart from being easy to work with, steel angles are preferred due to their unique strength, durability, and long-lasting nature, with minimum need for additional protection

Readily available Steel angles are quick and easy to manufacture with minimum hassle due to which they are always available in required quantities, unlike other speciality sections which all suppliers may not necessarily have in stock

Sustainable Each part of steel angle is recyclable either as scrap or after its structure life-cycle, without losing its original characteristics. This makes it a an eco-friendly metal with a smaller carbon footprint.

Make SteelScout Your Steel Supplier

SteelScout is a leading supplier of steel products in the United Kingdom (UK) region with a well-connected network of 70+ suppliers and processors of CE-certified structural steel and other steel materials. SteelScout is quick to source the customers’ requirements, while providing the best price quotes on all products in no more than 20 minutes’ time.

Steel Scout offers guaranteed resilience, high fatigue limits, and outstanding finish quality on all steel angles and other products supplied by us.

Test certificates are available for every product purchased through SteelScout. We believe in providing only the best quality steel angles, customised or readily available per your needs, for any grade and finish.

Call us to know how to avail a 45-day interest-free credit on your purchase and to know about other value-added services, or to discuss with us any query that you may have regarding your steel needs with your personal manager at SteelScout.

Related Metal Products Supplied by SteelScout

We also supply a wide range of mild steel including Structural Sections, Tubing, Sheet, Merchant Bar, Re-Rolled Steel, Hollow Sections, Rebar, Flooring and Mesh, available in standard as well as custom dimensions for all your project needs. Simply tell us what you need, and we will provide you with a quote in 20 minutes to 3 hours. Once we receive the purchase order, we will complete your order and deliver to suit your requirements.

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We also provide you with 45-days interest-free credit for buying products, get approved in less than 24 hours. So, order fast and get your product, and get an additional benefit of free delivery.

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