6 Unique Uses for Rebar

Reinforcing steel bars – otherwise known as Rebar for short – are primarily used to help alleviate tension forces that concrete may experience. Concrete on its own is plenty strong enough to go up against most forces of nature, but […]

5 Types of Rebar

The saying “bend but don’t break” is usually served to describe subpar defenses in a sports setting. However, with rebar, it is a way of life. Rebar is traditionally paired with structural concrete to reinforce the amount of stress and […]

6 Types of Bollards

If you’ve ever been to a gas station, grocery store, or anywhere that a car enters or exits, chances are you’ve encountered a bollard. Now, you may not have known the name for the protective barrier other than “that pole […]

8 Materials Used in The Construction of Bollards

The world of bollards is wide and expansive. From the type of bollards that exist to their utilization, the protective measure is diverse as it is secure. However, the materials bollards can be created from also range in a wide […]

COVID-19 Notice for Suppliers & Customers

At Tampa Steel & Supply (TSS), we are closely monitoring developments related to the spread of COVID-19. Our top priority remains the safety of our employees, customers and suppliers. We are an Essential Business, and as such will remain open […]

The Truth About Wrought Iron

The next time you think you see a wrought iron gate on a structure less than 100 years old, think again; it’s probably mild steel! Wrought iron is a crude alloy with a carbon content below 1%. It doesn’t meet […]

19 Types of Ornamental Iron Applications

Ornamental metals are decorative elements commonly used in fencing, handrails, gates and more. The creative possibilities of ornamental are virtually endless. Ornamental Iron can add a dramatic flair to your home or business. Turn any entrance into an elegant showcase […]

How to Prevent Rust on Ornamental Iron

Ornamental Iron is beautiful and adds a dramatic flair. It showcases staircases, gates, fences, railings, decking, etc. Custom quality ironwork and welding with ornamental iron can take your home or commercial space to the next level. You’ll want to protect […]

How Does Florida Weather and Humidity Affect Steel?

Florida is definitely a popular place to live. You can tell just by US Census numbers. From summer 2016 to summer 2017, data shows that 327,811 people became residents of Florida, amounting to almost 900 people per day moving to […]