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Diffrence Between Plate And Weld Steel.

Kurt Lane

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Just bought some 5/16 HRS for future use. What is diffrence thou between Plate Steel and Weld Steel. :cool

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Plate steel is zinc plated, making it a little harder to bend usually.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm pretty sure.


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I beleive zinc plated steel has been tested by Terry Duty at just below cold rolled steel, but it is still more difficult that hot rolled steel.

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I bent a 7x5/16" plated steel piece and it felt a little easier than a red

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