Cold-formed C section steel

                        Cold-formed C-section

                        Standard C section steel – cold-formed, dimensionally accurate, strong yet light

                        SSAB manufactures high-quality C section steel by cold roll forming the steel into a C shape. The C section consists of a wide web with two parallel flanges on the top and bottom of one side of the web and two lips.

                        C section sizes and grades

                        We provide C section steel in the standard grade S235J2C+N in a range of sizes. You can request other steel grades, plus custom lengths, punching and more.

                        Uses for C section steel

                        C channel steel often provides structural support in building construction that requires dimensional accuracy and high-quality steel. It is also used in automobiles, ships and other vehicles and to manufacture a variety of industrial, commercial and consumer products.

                        • Window and door frames, gates, fences
                        • Support for wooden beams
                        • Roof rafters
                        • Frames in cars, trucks and other vehicles
                        • Girts, studs, braces, joists and other structural components
                        • Conveyor rails
                        • Bridges and truss structures
                        • Power transmission towers, solar panel mounts 
                        • Home appliances, metal furniture

                        Why choose cold-formed steel sections from SSAB?

                        The benefits of our cold-formed sections include:

                        • Highly precise shapes in almost any desired length and shape 
                        • Attractive, smooth surface finish
                        • Uniform and consistent product, formed to tight tolerances
                        • Extremely resistant to corrosion, moisture, warping, fire and insect damage
                        • High strength-to-weight ratio, lightweight product is easy to transport and erect 
                        • Common jointing methods can be used (welding, bolting, adhesives, etc.)
                        • Recyclable at end of life

                        Up to standard – for your peace of mind

                        When you choose C channel steel from SSAB, you’re investing in materials that meet all the requirements of European standard EN 10162. Our cold-rolled structural steels meet all the technical delivery conditions under this standard, ensuring that you only get the highest quality product. 

                        Explore our open steel section range

                        Lipped C section
                        U section
                        Z section
                        Hat section
                        Conveyor rail
                        Cable cover

                        Need a custom piece? Visit our tailored sections page.

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