Prices for steel channel at metal yards can get expensive when you are buying in bulk. Yet one of the many advantages of channels is that they can be used in numerous applications. Industries across the country purchase these channels for use in framing for trucks and trailers. Businesses purchase equipment that has steel channels to give added support as this prevents the machinery to fail during operation. The construction industry also uses these channels as braces and cross members in buildings for extra support.
So why is this an advantage to you? Because these industries will sell their surplus steel to companies like Texas Iron & Metal. The businesses may have surplus channels because they ordered more than they needed and the steel is taking up valuable space in their factories. They don’t want to deal with the storage and handling costs of having this steel around when they no longer have a use for it. Other industries will tear down old plants and disassemble machinery. Instead of discarding the materials during demolition, they will sell the steel that is still in good condition so other people can put it to use for both commercial and residential applications.
Steel channel available at Texas Iron & Metal include the standard C channel in varying flange widths, web thickness, and lengths. We also provide miscellaneous channel and bar channel for various applications. These channels are easy to cut, weld and form into the desired shape based on how you plan to put it to use.
Be advised that these channels have good tensile strength but are not strong torsionally. So any type of operation where the channels will become twisted may cause them to break apart. You would have to join the steel channel together to form a closed box or add other materials if you plan to use it in such an application.
So when you are looking for steel channels for commercial or residential use, look into surplus metal from Texas Iron & Metal. You will be able to get the amount of steel channels you need without breaking your budget as you will be reusing old steel that still offers good quality. In this manner, you will be recycling steel that still offers enough strength and durability to last for the entire time you are using it. We also offer new steel in various shapes and sizes.
So look into getting the steel channel in the right length, flange width and web thickness you need from Texas Iron & Metal. Since steel channels are the most popular type of steel product needed in industrial, agricultural, transportation and construction industries, you are sure to find the amount that is perfect for your project. And if you purchase too much, you can always sell it to Texas Iron & Metal for a fair price.