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structural steel buildings

What Metal Grades Go Into Structural Steel Buildings?

This article was published on: 01/4/21 11:00 AM

Structural steel is one of the most widely used materials in commercial and industrial construction. How come? With high strength, good machinability, and high ductility, structural steel plate is a safe and cost-effective building material that serves as the backbone of structural steel buildings. This article examines what makes structural steel such an advantageous building …

Retired with Kloeckner: Page Myers

Retired With Kloeckner: Page Myers Shares Precious Memories

This article was published on: 12/28/20 11:00 AM

Maui is a 64lb bulldog and today he gets a bath. He’s a lot to handle, but Page Myers can take her time. Since retiring after 27 years with Kloeckner Metals Tulsa in September, Page does what she wants: anything, or nothing. She reads mystery and suspense novels out on the porch. Enjoys time with …

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What to Look for in an Aluminum Supplier

This article was published on: 12/21/20 11:11 AM

With its many desirable attributes, aluminum is found in a wide range of architectural, structural, and general fabrication applications. If you work in an industry that relies heavily on aluminum products, it’s essential to find an aluminum supplier whom you can trust to provide the highest quality at the best possible value. When the underlying …


What’s the Difference Between ASTM A36 and ASME SA36?

This article was published on: 12/7/20 1:31 PM

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) A36 and the American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME) SA36 grades of steel plate are widely used in construction because of their strength and hardness. Both A36 and SA36 are available through Kloeckner Metals in a variety of forms, thicknesses, widths, and lengths, most commonly in steel …

20 years with Kloeckner: David Davis

Even After 20 Years, David Davis Wakes Up Wanting To Go To Work

This article was published on: 12/2/20 12:22 PM

It’s Saturday morning and David Davis is up making his legendary biscuits and gravy from scratch. He’ll fill up a large turkey roasting pan and bring it to Kloeckner Metals Tulsa for everyone working in the shop today. It’s a breakfast no one expects and everyone treasures. David has been a standout Account Manager for …

women of steel: laura berthon

The Most Important Thing to Know about Steel

This article was published on: 12/1/20 5:08 PM

Just start looking. Steel is around you more than you might realize. It’s in the margarita machine, the HVAC, and the refrigerator. Roofing, railways, bridges. “You can’t build anything without it.” Which is another way of saying, steel makes anything possible. This fact excites Laura Berthon, whose own creativity and experiences have led her to …

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Make Joy Contagious with KloecknerCares This Holiday Season

This article was published on: 11/19/20 12:47 PM

Did you know that the State of Georgia has over 11,500 children in foster care? Who wouldn’t want these children to experience the warmth and joy of the holidays? Especially if it’s as simple as gifting art supplies, games, or a karaoke machine that they’ve been dreaming about. We know that if there’s any time …

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What To Know About 6061 Aluminum

This article was published on: 11/6/20 3:38 PM

6061 aluminum is one of the most popular aluminum grades worldwide. Available from Kloeckner Metals in aluminum plate, aluminum bar, and aluminum tube, 6061 is frequently the preferred choice in a number of structural applications, boat building, and furniture and household items. Why does 6061 come up again and again in our conversations with customers? …

In Virtual Meetings All Day? Have Your Pick At Our Kloeckner Teams & Zoom Backgrounds

This article was published on: 10/28/20 5:08 PM

Are you in virtual meetings all day? Us too! Here is a selection of custom virtual Microsoft Teams & Zoom backgrounds to keep your calls fun and, very importantly, Kloeckner-themed. To download, click the red button to download a zip file directly to your computer. Double click the zip file to open it and access …

Metal Roofing Colors: Evergreen

Metal Roofing Colors: How to Pick the Right Roof Metal Colors

This article was published on: 10/23/20 5:14 PM

Whether you’re a homeowner or a commercial builder, choosing a color for your new metal roof is an exciting process, especially these days when so many colors are available to you. But, it’s also possible to get lost in all of the choices. If you’re a homeowner, you might be thinking about your own personal …


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