Builders Metalwork

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Builders' metalwork entails a range of metal accessories (typically galvanised steel) that provide structural support and solidity in both timber and masonry applications. At Materials Market, we stock a host of reinforcement products including reinforcing bars, coils and mesh, suitable for cast concrete application in industrial, agricultural and transportation sectors.

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What Is Builders Metalwork? 

Builders' metalwork is essentially a type of engineering that focuses on specific details to help builders create structurally sound constructions that are built to last. 

In short: builders' metalwork assures that a builder's hard work will remain intact even despite changing weather conditions or general wear and tear.

What Are Some Common Builders Metalwork Products? 


Materials Market's Builders Metalwork Range

Here, at Materials Market, we stock a plentiful range of building supplies and reinforcement products that ensure secure and solid results. 


Our range consists of steel reinforcement bars, coils and mesh that are designed to hold up in a host of areas such as brick and block walls, concrete slabs and so many other concrete constructions. 


Steel offers many benefits in concrete construction such as helping to withstand the tensile and compressive stresses that concrete undergoes.

Concrete reinforcement is widely used in a range of construction projects, such as bridges, buildings, and roads, to ensure the structural integrity and longevity of the structures.

To explore our reinforcement products, simply navigate our 'steel reinforcement' category page.

Frequently Asked Builders Metalwork Questions

Why Is Metalwork Important in Building Construction?

Metalwork is crucial for providing structural integrity and support in construction projects. It ensures that buildings and structures are durable, stable, and safe. 

Metal components like beams, brackets, and ties help distribute loads evenly and resist forces that could cause damage or collapse.

What Materials Are Commonly Used in Builders' Metalwork?

The most common materials used in builders' metalwork include steel, stainless steel, aluminium, and sometimes copper. Each material has its specific properties and uses. 

For example, stainless steel is known for its corrosion resistance, making it ideal for outdoor or moist environments, while aluminium is lightweight and often used for its ease of handling and resistance to corrosion.

How Do I Choose The Right Metalwork For My Project?

Choosing the right metalwork depends on several factors, including the type of construction, environmental conditions, load requirements, and specific project needs. 

It's important to consult with a structural engineer or a professional in the building industry to ensure that you select the most appropriate and safe metalwork components for your project.

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