Steel Structures for Farmers

Until recently farmers have always built their barns and buildings using a wooden timber frame and high quality woods, however, now more farmers are starting to realise the benefits of using steel structures and so more agricultural building are being made from steel. Steel is extremely durable and versatile, as such it can be used to make pretty much any agricultural structure you can think of,...

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The benefits of using steel structures

Steel structures are becoming increasingly popular and widely used in the construction industry, this is owing to the many advantages that steel has over other materials which have been used to build structures, such as wooden frameworks. ¬†Here are some of the benefits steel has over other materials:   The installation process is easier Steel structures are specifically engineered so that...

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Fireproofing your Steel Structure

Steel is one of the most fire resistant materials, it is naturally non-combustible and can withstand most temperatures.  However, steel will lose about 50% of its load holding capacity as temperatures reach 1100 degrees Fahrenheit, i.e. the temperatures you might find in a fire, thus making the building weaker and less structurally sound. If insulated, encased and fireproofed correctly, the...

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