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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Mr Stabler said it was intended to make the structure from weathering steel - the same material used for the iconic Angel of the North statue, in Gateshead.
As well as having a vibrant orange exterior clad in corrugated weathering steel, the centre features two bright and stylishly decorated private rooms, a small library and an intimate roof-lit space aptly named "The Cwtch".
Artist John O'Rourke was commissioned by the North Tyneside Council to create the Centurion that is constructed from weathering steel and measures 2.8 metres high.
The existing building will gain a rain-screen facade made from weathering steel and larger windows with high-performance glazing.
Japanese technologies planned for use in the project to prevent disasters and rocks on bridges and roads include rationalized steel girders, weathering steel, composite deck slabs and rockfall protection nets.
Commissioned by both developers, the sculpture weighs 12 tonnes and was fabricated from 2,000 corten weathering steel plates with over 3000 linear metres of weld.
Yamashita, "Taxonomy for protective ability of rust layer using its composition formed on weathering steel bridge," Corrosion Science, vol.
Ltd., the metal used for container vans has a type of weathering steel called Cor-Ten.
It is being made of a weathering steel finish to look like an old sword.
An adaptive reuse project, McHenry Architecture resurrected the non-descript concrete structure into a warm community gathering place with a raw industrial vibe due in part to weathering steel cladding by MetalTech-USA.
The Lives Lived Lives Lost sculpture centres around a semi-circular, weathering steel 'screen',' designed to suggest a seam of coal pierced by the workings of a mine.
He looks the part of someone who thrives on bridging contrasts--rural and urban, economical and stately, rugged and refined--and his buildings often feature raw industrial materials like weathering steel and concrete that are softened by wood, elegant fixtures, and whimsical design touches.