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What is Abrasion Resistant Steel

Abrasion Resistant Steel, often abbreviated as AR steel, is a type of steel specifically designed to withstand wear and tear better than other standard steels. This unique characteristic makes it invaluable in various industries where durability and longevity are crucial. But what exactly is abrasion resistant steel, and how is it utilised? Let’s delve deeper […]

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What is S690QL Ultra High Strength Steel?

In the realm of construction and engineering, the choice of materials can significantly impact the performance, durability, and cost-efficiency of projects. One such material that has garnered attention for its exceptional properties is S690QL ultra high strength steel. This post delves into the features and benefits of S690QL, shedding light on why it is a […]

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Raex vs Hardox – The Difference Explained

Raex and Hardox are two leading brands in the world of abrasion-resistant steel (AR steel), each with their unique characteristics. Raex, produced by Finnish manufacturer SSAB and stocked by AJ Marshall, offers high hardness, toughness, and strength, making it an ideal choice for applications where a combination of these properties is required. It is often […]

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The Benefits of High Strength Structural Steel

High strength structural steel offers a range of benefits that are revolutionising how we build. This article explores the benefits and implications of using this remarkable material and its role in modern architecture.

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Why Choose A J Marshall?

Industry Experience A J Marshall has successfully run for 43 years. Our in-house sales staff boasts a combined industry experience of over 76 years. We deal in specialist grades which means that we can confidently say that no company in the country can compete when it comes to product knowledge of Abrasion 400, Abrasion 500, […]

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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 that passerbys think buildings made out of weathering steel haven’t been finished or are simply rusting […]

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