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Painted SHS Structural Steel Tube


Painted SHS (square hollow sections) are high-strength cold-formed hollow steel square sections that are primer painted for protection during storage and handling. SHS 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 SHS products are available in a range of heights and thicknesses. SHS 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 SHS

  • Grade C350LO
  • Light weight
  • Square 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 without difficulty.
  • Can be readily drilled, cut and bent

Typical Uses of Painted SHS

  • 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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