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What are the Four main types of steel?

What are the Four main types of steel?

What is Carbon Steel? 

Carbon Steel is a metal alloy, meaning it contains two elements, iron and carbon. Carbon Steel can be broken up into three subtypes, low, medium, and high carbon steel. By appearance, carbon steels can have a matte-like or dull finish and can be segregated into three…

What is an ASTM Standard?

What is an ASTM Standard?

What is an ASTM Standard? 

If you have ever worked in the steel industry or worked around metal, chances are you have come across an ASTM Standard. These standards are set forth to ensure the quality and consistency of each material. Keep reading below for an explanation of how to read…

What are the properties of steel?

What are the properties of steel?

What are the properties of steel?

 

Steel is a material widely used in buildings and infrastructure, automotive,…

What is the difference between Iron and Steel?

What is the difference between Iron and Steel?

What is the difference between Iron and Steel?

These two terms are used interchangeably, but do they mean the same thing? The short answer, no.

Iron, a chemical element with the symbol FE, is the fourth most common element on the earth's crust by weight, and the earth's core is thought…

Alliance Steel and the City of the Century

Alliance Steel and the City of the Century

Gary, Indiana – On Wednesday, July 28, 2021, Andrew Gross, President and CEO of Alliance Steel, alongside Jeff Foerster, Product Manager – Heavy Gauge / Fabrication Division Manager, presented a custom fabrication of the city's seal to Mayor Jerome Prince. As a result, the City of Gary's seal…

Benefits of Coated Steel

Benefits of Coated Steel

What are the Benefits of Coated Steel?

Looking for an effective and economical way to protect your steel from outside elements? Read below to learn more about the benefits of coated steel.

What is Steel Coated With?

Steel is coated with zinc to help prevent corrosion. Zinc…

Electro-Galvanized Steel VS Hot Dipped Galvanized Steel

Electro-Galvanized Steel VS Hot Dipped Galvanized Steel

What is Galvanized Steel?

Galvanized steel is coated with zinc to help prevent corrosion. Zinc forms a barrier, defending the metal itself from rust and other forms of corrosion. In addition, zinc reacts with oxygen when exposed to the atmosphere, thus forming zinc oxide. Furthermore, the…

Alliance Steel Steps up to the Plate

Alliance Steel Steps up to the Plate

On July 15, 2021, Alliance Steel LLC had the privilege to not only support our community of Gary, Indiana, but to be a part of local baseball history.

Calumet Region Baseball Sr. League 14-16 y/o will be making its first appearance at Little League State Championships in Indiana.

Mayor…

The Value of Lean Manufacturing Alliance Steel implements TPS/Lean Manufacturing

The Value of Lean Manufacturing Alliance Steel implements TPS/Lean Manufacturing

What is Lean Manufacturing or TPS?

Toyota Production Systems, or TPS for short, is a system designed to provide the tools for people to improve their work environment continually. The Toyota Production System was started by Taiichi Ohno, an engineer for Toyota, in 1949. He…

Alliance Steel, LLC Celebrates One Year In New Location

Alliance Steel, LLC Celebrates One Year In New Location

On May 15, 2020, amidst a global pandemic, Alliance Steel LLC, a flat-rolled supply, and coil processing leader, made its official move from Bedford Park, IL, to Gary, Indiana.

Alliance Steel’s headquarters and processing plant occupies 300,000 square feet of steel sales, state-of-the-art…