weathering steel

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weathering steel

A high-strength, low-alloy steel that forms an oxide coating when exposed to rain or moisture, which adheres to the base metal and protects it from further corrosion. See also: Metal
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The Cor-Ten sheeting, gradually changes colour over time, and was chosen to reflect the area's industrial heritage.
The 20-metre Guardian memorial towers over the site of the former colliery where the tragedy occurred, and is constructed from more than 20,000 strips of Cor-Ten steel welded together.
The Cor-Ten sheeting, which gradually changes colour over time, was chosen to reflect the area's industrial heritage.
Marine containers are made of Cor-Ten or 'weathering' steel, a group of specialised steel alloys that make them highly corrosion resistant.
Which popular Ray Lonsdale sculpture was installed two years ago this week on Normanby Road, representing two steel workers carrying a sheet of cor-ten steel?
Additional product lines within the unit include the company's COR-TEN AZP, ACRYLUME, GALVALUME and Weathered Metals.
Among the most unusual options were the wood-burning pits made of Cor-Ten steel, which is designed to weather over the years to a rust-colored patina.
Valspar provided a Fluropon coating for the Cor-Ten AZP color that was applied in a three-coat process by Precoat Metals to create a unique, rusted and desert-inspired appearance to embrace the campus' Native American roots, while providing the metal with advanced protection against the elements.
Taking its cues from the industrial spirit that permeates the still working dockland surroundings, new parts are executed in dark timber, glass and tough Cor-Ten steel.
Another favourite is the lighting/public art category with possible contenders including the recasting of artwork in Belgrade Plaza, called Two Sides of a Woman, the cor-ten steel panels that form a new addition of the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum and new plaques at Callice Court in Far Gosford Street.
Page 194, from top: Robert Indiana, Ahava (Love), 1977, Cor-Ten steel, 11'6" x 11' 3 1/2" x 6'.