Metals That Don’t Rust

METALS THAT DON’T RUST Metals That Don't Rust or Are Corrosion Resistant Metals are highly vulnerable to the damaging effects of rust and corrosion, which can compromise their strength and lead to costly and sometimes dangerous consequences. This blog post will explore what rust is and which metals are most effective when attempting to protect against corrosion. We will also discuss surface coatings, sealing processes, and other preventative measures. [caption id="attachment_11585" align="alignright" width="300"] Carbon Steel with Ru… Read more
Bar Grating End Banding

Bar Grating End Banding

BAR GRATING END BANDING Why is Bar Grating End Banding Important? Bar Grating end banding is a welding process that closes open bearing ends of bar grates. It is the best way to give your metal grating a more finished look while also giving it greater industrial strength. Keep reading to learn more about the advantages of end banding and the different types. [caption id="attachment_4569" align="alignright" width="300"] Optional End, Banding[/caption] Read more

Custom Punching Just Got Better at Marco Specialty Steel

CUSTOM PUNCHING JUST GOT BETTER AT MARCO SPECIALTY STEEL Marco Specialty Steel’s fabrication shop is continuously growing and expanding to keep up with the ever-changing metals industry. One way we do this is by purchasing new, state-of-the-art equipment. In late 2021, we enhanced our fabrication capabilities by installing a TruPunch 1000 CNC punching machine in our Houston based fabrication facility. Our custom punching abilities add value for our clients who span many industries such as mining, oil and gas, architecture, and more. [caption id="attachment_11187" align="alignright" w… Read more

RefComm 2022 Booth 58

REFCOMM 2022 BOOTH #58       Please come visit our booth at RefComm 2022 in Galveston, Texas, on May 9th - 13th, 2022. RefComm; Training, Conference, and Exhibition RefComm is the global gathering for the refining community to meet, learn and do business. Hundreds of operators, engineers, technology, materials, and equipment vendors meet to network and keep up to date on the latest technical developments and operational know-how. Visit their site for more information: Read more
4 Benefits of Fiberglass Crossover Platforms

4 Benefits of Fiberglass Crossover Platforms

4 BENEFITS OF FIBERGLASS CROSSOVER PLATFORMS Crossover platforms provide a safe means of crossing hazardous areas in industrial settings. With a non-slip surface and sturdy construction, these walkways are perfect for factories, refineries, and other locations where workers need to traverse dangerous areas safely. Here at Marco Specialty Steel, we offer crossover platforms in several materials, and fiberglass (or FRP) is often the material of choice. Read below to see the 4 benefits of fiberglass crossover platforms. 1. Safety Crossover platforms must be safe. That’s why Marco builds crossovers with FRP. Some safety features can include flame-retardant resins,… Read more