Raven Metal is pleased to announce it’s newest service for the Cowichan Valley and Greater Victoria. Mild Steel and it’s related services are now available at our Cobble Hill location. We now carry or order Alloys, Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, Cold Rolled Steel, Hot Rolled Steel, Copper, Stainless and even Tool Grade steel. In addition Raven has added 3 new welding stations, and welders to our staff. We are able to bend, cut, or punch all grades of steel. Our mild steel division is located on the lower floor of our shop and is already open and doing business. Touch on the link below to see what we are carrying of each type available in lengths up to 20’ but can be cut to any length, See how we can make your mild steel needs and custom welding as easy as 1,2,3.
Cold-formed steel (CFS) is the normal term for steel items formed by cool working procedures done close to room temperature, for example, moving, squeezing, stepping, twisting, and so on. Stock bars and sheets of cold-rolled steel (CRS) are generally utilized in every aspect of assembling. The terms are against hot-framed steel and hot-moved steel. Cold-shaped steel, particularly as slender measure sheets, is ordinarily utilized in the development business for basic or non-basic things, for example, segments, pillars, joists, studs, floor decking, developed segments and different segments. Such uses have turned out to be increasingly more famous in Canada since their institutionalization in 1946.
COLD ROLLED STEEL
Hot rolled steel is ideal for products where tight tolerances are not required. Hot rolled steel is steel that has been roll-pressed at very high temperatures.—over 1,700˚F, which is above the re-crystallization temperature for most steels. Hot rolled steel bars are used in the welding and construction trades to make railroad tracks and I-beams, for example. Hot rolled steel is used in situations where precise shapes and tolerances are not required.
Light, durable and functional: these are the qualities that make aluminium one of the key engineering materials of our time. ... Aluminium is a silvery-white metal, the 13th element in the periodic table, part of the Boron Group. Light, durable and functional: these are the qualities that make aluminium one of the key engineering materials of our time. We can find aluminium in the homes we live in, in the automobiles we drive, in the trains and aeroplanes that take us across long distances, in mobile phones and computers we use on a daily basis, in the shelves inside our fridges and in modern interior designs, but only 200 years ago very little was known about this metal. Aluminum is the most widespread metal found on Earth. Aluminum makes up more than 8% of the Earth's core mass. It's also the third most common chemical element on Earth after oxygen and silicon.