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High Strength Steel. Strong. Cost Effective. Lightweight.

Wherever you are reading this, look around you, outside your window maybe – what do you see? More than likely, some fascinating buildings, objects and architecture made from incredibly strong materials. High strength steel is quenched and tempered steel used for the fabrication of large structures and allows for better mechanical properties where weight saving […]

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Manganese Steel – 6 Things You Need to Know

1. What is manganese steel? Manganese steel, also called Hadfield steel or mangalloy, is a steel alloy containing 12-14% manganese. Renowned for its high impact strength and resistance to abrasion in its hardened state, the steel is often described as the ultimate work hardening steel. 2. What is manganese steel used for? Because of its self […]

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A J Marshall, supporter of Martin House children’s hospice

Earlier this week we were proud to make our yearly contribution to Martin House, a fantastic hospice looking after both terminally ill children and their families. It is a charity that is close to the hearts of a number of our team at A J Marshall as well as the general public. We help raise […]

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5 famous buildings made from Corten Steel

COR-TEN™ steel or weathering steel has been used in architecture for several decades now and has built up quite a fan base. Architects and design aficionados love it for its rough yet highly stylistic look. It is often reported than passerbys think buildings made out of weathering steel haven’t been finished or are simply rusting […]

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5 reasons to use Corten weathering steel

Corten weathering steel is a type of steel that develops a protective layer of rust when exposed to atmospheric conditions. The two main types of Corten steel are: Corten A, which is typically used for architectural purposes and Corten B, which has been impact tested meaning it is often used in structures. It has properties […]

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Do You Know Your Manganese Steel?

Manganese Steel has been used in a number of applications over the years. It was primarily used in railway track developments and in the automotive industry. Nowadays it is often used to make safes, bullet-proof cabinets and anti-drill plates. One of the major advantages of manganese steel is that high manganese steel will quickly work […]

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