Steel, the material


Steel materials and production

Please take a tour around the main classifications of different types of steel, their treatment processes and the different stages of production.

Main hall of the station at Satolas (Architect : Calatrava Valls - Contractor : Eiffel) - Photo SCMF (Rights Reserved)

Because of their extensive range, steel materials adapt remarkably well to the technological challenges of the modern world, whilst at the same time adhering to current norms.

Very high-strength, new-generation steel materials mean that structures can be significantly lighter.

Progress is such that it is true to say that 50% of the steel available today did not exist 50 years ago!

Stainless steel
Published on 27 March 2008