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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Ruukki supplied the Cor-Ten faade cladding for the market hall.
the metal used for container vans has a type of weathering steel called Cor-Ten.
Sleek and modern without being distracting, the Cor-ten steel wall (left) acts as a break in the garden and leads the way toward the house.
Overlooking the colliery, the site is home to a 20m-high "Guardian" memorial statue constructed from strips of Cor-Ten steel.
It is made of COR-TEN steel, specially designed to develop an initial layer of rust which then protects the remaining steel from further corrosion.
Weathered Steel, often referred to as Cor-Ten or A606, is a unique material gaining popularity as of late for its distinctive rust patina.
The museum building itself, a modern icon with its Cor-Ten steel spirals enveloping box-shaped concrete galleries, is a good introduction for visitors.
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.
Designed and fabricated in Winnipeg, the wall will be manufactured of a thin weathering steel alloy called Cor-Ten steel, pixellated with thousands of tiny holes which, when backlit, produce an image that seems to move along the wall, which has effectively become a screen.
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.