Structural steel columns are vertical load-bearing members that are designed to support the weight of a building or structure. They are typically made of steel, which is a strong and durable material that can withstand high levels of stress and strain.
The size and shape of a steel column depend on the specific requirements of the building or structure it is supporting. The height, weight, and load capacity of the column will all be taken into consideration when designing it.
Steel columns are often used in conjunction with other structural components, such as beams, to create a framework that can support large spans and heavy loads. They are also commonly used in multi-story buildings and skyscrapers, where they provide essential support for the weight of the structure.
One of the advantages of steel columns is their ability to be easily fabricated and installed. They can be produced in a variety of sizes and shapes, allowing them to be tailored to specific applications. Steel columns are also fire-resistant and have a high resistance to corrosion, making them a durable and long-lasting option for structural support.
Openex is a leading manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty structural steel columns.
Our custom-fabricated structural steel columns are manufactured for customers across many industries – construction, industrial, transportation and more. Our expert teams of fabricators and AWS-certified welders have decades of experience producing all types of columns:
Openex’s capabilities allow us to custom fabricate to practically any size or steel grade. We will cut to size, weld, machine, and even deliver your columns using the services provided by our oversize transit division.
Structural Steel Columns – Industries Served
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