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4 Uses for Flat Bars

Flat bar has a flat surface and rectangular face – making it extremely versatile for a variety of projects. Here are four key uses for flat bar:

1. Frame Construction

Flat bars are easily cut to length and drilled or welded into place for framework. Because metal bars are durable, and can withhold the construction weight, they are frequently used for this purpose.

2. Building Support

Flat bar is a basic of building support materials. They are generally used for support braces, ladder hangers, gate latches, duct work, overhead doors, heaters and bracing.

3. Improvements & Additions

Flat bars aren’t only used during the building stages – they can be used post-construction to reinforce existing structures. Flat bars are easily cut and formed to fit, replace or support materials already in place.

4. Industrial Artwork

Flat bars are a popular choice for industrial artist and craftsmen who work on large-scale industrial pieces – most notably, statues. Flat bars are malleable to shape and extremely sturdy once forged.

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