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Painted RHS Structural Steel Tube


Painted RHS (rectangular hollow sections) are high-strength cold-formed hollow steel rectangle sections that are primer painted for protection during storage and handling. RHS is often used when strength and functionality is essential in structural and mechanical applications. DuraPrimed primer paint for tubular steel products has been developed specifically to save users time and money without compromising quality.

Steelforce’s RHS products are available in a range of heights and thicknesses. RHS can be used for various applications, most commonly the manufacturing of frames, residential projects for gates and posts, as well as other commercial and agricultural purposes.

Features and Benefits of Painted RHS

  • Grade C350LO
  • Light weight
  • Rectangular Hollow Sections are galvanized on the inside as well as the outside.
  • Flat surface makes it efficient for joining and other fabrication processes
  • No special processes are required for preparation welding or topcoats.
  • Can be powder coated
  • Can be readily drilled, cut and bent

Typical Uses of Painted RHS

  • Scaffolding
  • Gates
  • Framework
  • Fencing
  • Commercial and residential construction
  • Staircases
  • Trusses
  • Storage facilities
  • Furniture
  • Hydraulic platforms
  • Cranes and other machinery
  • Signposts
  • Guardrails

Relevant Standards

  • AS/NZS 1163 cold-formed structural steel hollow sections

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