Steel is one of the world’s most popular materials and can be used for just about anything, so you can understand why there would be such a demand for this material. South West Steel Supplies, based in Bristol, stocks a huge range of different steel and aluminium products. We are a highly experienced steel stockholder in the South West and provide customers with excellent, high-quality materials. Our services branch out to areas in Somerset so please give us a call.
Mild Steel Suppliers & Stockholders in Somerset
Mild steel does not contain much carbon and therefore it is easily weldable, making it ideal for fabricators and those who require flexible steel. Carbon steel makes up a huge majority of the steel product and can be used in so many different applications, making it a highly popular material for DIY builders and construction companies alike. However, one drawback of mild steel is that it lacks corrosion resistance and therefore should not be used in an environment where corrosion is likely. The flexible and hard attributes that mild steel has is what makes it appealing to so many people.
Bright Steel Suppliers & Stockholders in Somerset
Bright steel is a type of mild steel that has had further processing. It is processed within cold reduction mills in order to produce steel with closer dimensional tolerances and a wider range of surface finishes. It also increases the general strength of the steel. It is commonly used for engineering purposes and also throughout the mechanic’s industry. Bright steel offers a beautiful finish that many other materials do not. It is also highly recommended if you are going to be welding or modifying the metal.
Stainless Steel Suppliers & Stockholders in Gloucester
This type of steel is very resistant to corrosion and stains, making it ideal for construction projects and those who are looking for sturdy but high-quality steel. It does not rust as easily as ordinary steel due to the chromium content that it contains, as this prevents it from going through oxidisation. Stainless steel is known for its contribution to the production of culinary uses, transportation, and elements of architecture, so it can be used for a variety of different things.
Steel Processing Services in Somerset
Cutting: Using our specialist band saws, we can cut your steel into any specific shape or specification that is required. We have 3 bi-directional band saws that allow us to cut accurately through most different types of steel. This service is commonly used to cut beams, angles and columns.
Shearing: We provide shearing services for steel bars, sheet metal and plates. We are able to shear practically any type of steel or aluminium, which makes it suitable for all projects. Shearing refers to a specific process where a straight line is cut to separate a piece of metal. Angled cuttings can also be made.
Folding: Our folding service allows us to give metal or steel a defined shape. No matter what your requirements are, we can modify your steel materials to suit the project specifications. Folding is most suitable for sheets, plates and bars. Simply let us know what your needs are and we’ll do the rest.
Drilling: When you need a drilling service, choose South West Steel Supplies. Most commonly used for timber frames and constructions, we can drill the specified holes into your steel materials for your project. Our drilling service will make your life that little bit easier.
Profiling: Using our modern, computerised profiling machines we can offer you a high-quality profiling service. Whether you need one or a hundred profiles, we can get the job done. We aim to provide all customers with accurate profiles and ensure that our quality service never slips.
Plasma Cutting: When you need a super-accurate cutting service, we can incorporate our plasma cutting machines to make this as successful as possible. Whether you need to cut plates or beams, we can make this happen. No matter what sort of steel you need, we’ll make sure the processing is carried out properly.