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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 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.
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.
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'.
threading hi-rise grids of Cor-Ten steel, I'd feel my grip, in that
The material she has used for these latest pieces is Cor-ten steel.
It is made of weather-resistant Cor-ten steel, containing a small amount of copper, which forms a patina on the surface that mellows with age.
The sixty- foot-long work, which soars to fifteen feet in height, depicts enormous, stylized leaf shapes cut of heavy Cor-ten steel - Paley's trademark medium.
The paintings are exhibited in a space designed by architect Rem Koolhaas, who used panels of rust-colored Cor-Ten steel to evoke the velvet walls of the State Hermitage Museum.
These are 13' high, 29' long, and 2" thick Cor-Ten steel that have been torqued so as to give them an unusual sense of fluidity and lightness.