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Is Surplus Steel Right for my Project?

If you are starting a project that requires steel or pipe, you’re probably searching for high quality products at the best price available. Along your search, you may have heard of surplus steel and pipe. Aren’t familiar with it? Surplus is a category of metal products that usually come from business closures, project changes, miscut or overstock pieces. The product isn’t damaged or defective – it’s extra material that is no longer needed. Oftentimes, surplus steel and pipe costs less, saving you 10-40%!

This may lead to you ask yourself: “Is surplus steel right for my project?”

Surplus, sometimes called secondary or Less-Than-Prime© (LTP©), provides many of the same benefits of new steel, but at a fraction of the original cost. Because, in most cases, the product isn’t damaged structurally - it is perfectly safe to use for your small or large-scale building or manufacturing projects. It may have minor defects or slight corrosion from being stored, but still has plenty of useable life and hundreds of different uses.

If you need help determining if surplus steel could work for you, our friendly and knowledgeable sales associates can help tailor your order to meet specifications and budget. In addition to surplus product, we’ve got industry-compliant material with available mill test reports ready for purchase.

Whatever quality you need and whatever amount of steel you require, we can help. We are one of the few suppliers in the state that still allows our customers to walk through our steel yard. You can visit us and see for yourself just how massive our inventory really is.

Texas Iron & Metal is your go-to resource for reliable and personalized service. As always, you want it, we’ve got it. Now that’s supply on demand!