structural steel


Definition of structural steel

1 : rolled steel in structural shapes
2 : steel suitable for structural shapes

Examples of structural steel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The structural steel frames for the project are now being installed. Dewayne Bevil,, 2 July 2021 An initial study released in 2017 reported the tower’s structural steel was corroding, its precast concrete cracking and its mortar joints deteriorating. Suzanne Baker,, 3 June 2021 The price tag rose from an initial estimate of $213 million after additional improvements were needed, including structural steel strengthening on the Charter Oak Bridge. Kenneth R. Gosselin,, 20 May 2021 The project, which consists of a new bridge deck overlay with joint replacement and structural steel repairs, is expected to be completed in November. Bob Bong,, 11 May 2021 Beginning May 1, vehicle travel will be reduced from the current two lanes in each direction to a single 12-foot lane in each direction as repairs to structural steel supports and the bridge lighting system are made., 24 Apr. 2021 Pacific Coast Iron is a progressive structural steel and miscellaneous iron fabricator and erector, serving Southern California government, commercial, residential and medical clients for 45 years. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Mar. 2021 The new monolith was created using stainless steel and a structural steel frame, Randall Kenney said, along with stitch-welding on the edges and rivets at the top, middle and bottom. Hayley Smith, Los Angeles Times, 7 Dec. 2020 Work on the tower's structural steel will begin later this month, and the building is scheduled to be enclosed by early 2022. Brooks Johnson, Star Tribune, 15 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of structural steel

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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4 Jul 2021

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“Structural steel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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