Infographic: Bar Grating Terms A-Z

Posted by Nucor Grating on Mar 7, 2019 10:28:25 AM

 

 

Bar grating is extremely strong and durable and is used in a wide range of industries, across a variety of mediums. For a better understanding of the product, we have created a list of commonly used terms and definitions. From anchors to yield points, click the infographic below to see the full list. 

 

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Press-Locked Metal Grating

Posted by Nucor Grating on Feb 27, 2019 8:41:00 AM

 

Below we’ve compiled an easy-to-use guide to answer your most common questions about Press-Locked Metal Grating, including how it is constructed, which alloys it’s available in, common applications, and specifications required for traditional construction.

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Mezzanine Bar Grating Essentials

Posted by Nucor Grating on Jan 23, 2019 9:29:30 AM



What Is a Mezzanine?

The term mezzanine comes from the Latin word medianus which means median.  Essentially, a mezzanine is a median or middle floor inside a building. Local codes may vary, but mezzanines are typically not counted as an additional floor in a building, which is one of numerous reasons why mezzanines are preferred. Building vertically allows warehouses to double and triple their workable space easily and efficiently. (Not to mention, mezzanine platforms are cost-efficient.) Mezzanines provide stable structure for storage, elevated walkways, and additional workforce space and are commonly used throughout distribution facilities and manufacturing plants.

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Portfolio Piece: Pedestrian Bridge Project in the Canadian Rockies

Posted by Nucor Grating on Jan 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

CloudRaker Skybridge and Ravens Eye Cliff Walk

 

Located on top of Whistler Mountain, an hour north of Vancouver, British Columbia, are Whistler’s newest attractions - the CloudRaker Skybridge and the Raven’s Eye Cliff Walk.

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Tappan Zee Bridge Project

Posted by Nucor Grating on Dec 20, 2018 9:01:00 AM




Just under 20 miles north of New York City, spanning the Hudson River between Rockland and Westchester counties, is the Tappan Zee Bridge. Since it originally opened for traffic in 1955, the bridge has transported approximately 140,000 vehicles a day across its three-mile span, becoming a vital artery for commuters and travelers in this highly populated area.

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The Applications for Metal Grating in Data Centers

Posted by Nucor Grating on Nov 1, 2018 9:02:00 AM

 

The Data Center Industry Is Climbing

Data center construction is continuing to rise at rapid rates. Globally, it is projected the data construction market will gross $45 billion dollars between 2018 - 2023. Our everyday reliance on electronics is to thank for the massive growth of data centers.

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Topics: Metal Grating, Data Centers

Infographic: BIM 3D Modeling for Grating Applications

Posted by Nucor Grating on Oct 24, 2018 11:17:35 AM

 

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the gold standard for planning architecture and construction projects within the industry today. The technology gives an exact 3D model of a building or structure that allows engineering, construction, and architecture professionals to visualize a project before it is built. 

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10 Common Industrial Applications of Metal Bar Grating

Posted by Nucor Grating on Sep 26, 2018 9:03:00 AM

 

Practical Steel Bar Grating Applications

Bar grating has varied applications across a wide variety of mediums. Here’s a look at 10 common uses of bar grating.

 

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Topics: Industrial Applications

Why is Safety So Important to Nucor Grating?

Posted by Nucor Grating on Jul 9, 2018 9:58:00 AM

 

Safety is a core component of Nucor Grating’s mission.

 

Our commitment to safety revolves around a very simple concept. We believe that our people are the most important asset our company has. Keeping those people safe isn’t just a priority for us, it’s a non-negotiable. 

 

At Nucor, we know that becoming the world’s leading grating manufacturer is an unattainable goal without a focus on the safety of our operations, our processes, and on our products themselves. It’s our unrelenting responsibility to take care of each and every member of our team both at work and at home. Our success depends on the continued successes of our people.

 

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Topics: Nucor Grating, Safety, Industrial safety