Flat-Rolled Sheet Products

Galvanized Steel

Steel that has gone through a chemical process, covering it in zinc, to keep it from corroding.

Benefits/Uses: Because this steel won’t rust it is essential to use on outdoor, marine, and industrial applications.

Hot Rolled Steel

Steel that is brought to its final thickness by rolling it on a high temperature hot-rolling facility.

Benefits/Uses: Used for high strength, less critical applications such as guard rails.

Cold Rolled Steel

Flat rolled steel that has its final thickness determined by being rolled at room temperature.

Benefits/Uses: Cold Rolled Steel on the other hand is usually used for painted applications.