Welded Columns

In the realm of construction, precision is key. Our welded columns come in a variety of sizes, meticulously crafted to meet the diverse needs of your projects. From small-scale developments to large industrial complexes, we have the perfect fit for every application. Explore our range of welded column sizes to find the ideal match for your specific requirements.

The Art of Column Welding

Craftsmanship is at the heart of what we do. Our welding experts utilise state-of-the-art techniques to ensure the highest quality welded columns. Every weld is a testament to our commitment to excellence, providing you with columns that stand the test of time. Discover the artistry behind our column welding process and experience the strength that lasts.

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Why Choose Cedar Steel?

Unparalleled Expertise

With years of experience in the industry, Cedar Steel stands as a beacon of expertise. Our team of professionals understands the nuances of construction, and we bring that knowledge to every welded column we produce. Trust us to be your reliable partner in building success.

Comprehensive Steel Products

At Cedar Steel, we offer more than just welded columns. Explore our comprehensive range of steel products, including beams, angles, channels, and more. We are your one-stop solution for all your steel needs. 

Seamless Communication

Your satisfaction is our priority. We believe in open and clear communication throughout every project. Explore our services and get in touch with us to discuss how we can contribute to the success of your construction endeavours.

Elevate Your Projects with Cedar Steel

In the world of construction, strength is non-negotiable. Choose Cedar Steel for welded columns that not only meet but exceed industry standards. Elevate your projects with the backbone of strength—choose Cedar Steel.

Contact us today to discuss your specific requirements and let us be the foundation of your success.

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Welded Columns FAQs

Welded columns are structural elements crafted by welding together steel components to form a vertical support structure. These columns play a crucial role in providing strength and stability to various construction projects.

Cedar Steel stands out for its unparalleled expertise, commitment to quality, and comprehensive range of steel products. Our welded columns are crafted with precision and undergo rigorous quality checks to ensure they meet and exceed industry standards.

Yes, we understand that each project has unique requirements. We offer customisation options for welded columns to ensure they align perfectly with your project specifications. Contact our experts to discuss your customisation needs and see which of our services can best suit you!

    Welded Beams

    Welded beams share some of the same advantages as steel beams, like;

    • Cost-effective nature
      • Timber may seem cheaper, but a steel beam will last longer, is more versatile – making it much more cost-effective in the long-run
    • Fire resistant
      • As it is a non-combustible material, it will not change integrally because of fires
    • Sustainability
      • 100% recyclable
      • Beams usually consist of up to 25% of recycled material and is known as one of the easiest materials to reuse
    • Durability
      • Australia has turbulent weather, and you need materials that suit that!
      • Steel has a resistance to wear and tear from our unrelenting environment
      • Enjoy pristine estate regardless of the weather
    • Decreased Weight
      • In comparison to concrete, steel is much lighter thanks to its higher strength and stiff nature
      • Lightness brings about a reduced overall weigh on foundations and bettered ground condition performance

    There are additional benefits that welded beams provide;

    • Availability in many sizes
    • Exceeds the Australian and New Zealand standards minimum requirement of AS/NZS 3679.2
    • Heavy duty
    • 20% stronger, improved strength-to-weight ratios
    • Pre-heating is NOT required for welding
    • Faster to use because they’re prefabricated

    Be sure to contact us to see how our services can suit your specific requirements and needs! 

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    Welded Beams FAQs

    Welded beams are structural components commonly used in construction and engineering. They are created by welding together individual steel plates or sections to form a unified beam. This method offers advantages in terms of strength, customization, and efficiency compared to traditional methods of beam construction.

    E beam welding refers to the process of welding an electron beam, while i beam welding refers to the process of welding an I beam. Both methods are used to weld beams, but they have different applications and advantages.

    Welded beams come in various types, including:

    • H Beams: H-shaped beams are characterised by their wider flanges, which provide greater strength and stability. The welded H beam is commonly used in structural applications.
    • W Beams: W-shaped beams, also known as “wide flange beams,” are commonly used in applications where weight-bearing capacity is important.
    • T Beams: T-shaped beams are similar to I beams but have a smaller flange width. They are commonly used in building construction and infrastructure projects.

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      Steel Angles

      Cedar Steel is capable of overseeing the support for your structure’s corner-bearing loads with made-for-purpose steel angles in Sydney

      Steel Angles

      Also known as Structural Steel Angle, L-beam, Angle Iron, or L Steel Angle

      L-beams cover and lend support to corners in a building and other structures. 

      As a structural steel fabricator in Sydney, we have over 30 years of experience in assisting carpenters, builders and business owners with their structural steel needs, including steel angles or L-beams. 

      We can oversee all aspects of your structural angles, along with your other structural steel requirements with design, advice, fabrication, quality control, speedy delivery and installation.

      Get end-to-end solutions to your customised requirements:

      • Equal Angles
      • Unequal Angles
      • Thinner and Thicker Angles

      As a fabrication company, we are able to supply angles in the exact dimensions and quantities that you need. 


      Our fabricators provide equal and unequal angles in Zinc Phosphate Primer to fit Australian industry standards. If you require a different finish, our team can also provide these other options on request:

      • Powder Coating
      • Hot Dip Galvanised Finish
      • Hot Zinc Spray

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      What is a Structural Steel Angle?

      A steel angle is a type of structural steel beam, used for adding strength, support and stability to buildings. Structural angles commonly have an ‘L’ cross-section or shape, by joining together at a perpendicular, 90 degree angle. Similar to other structural steel products they are made through hot-rolling mild steel. 

      Steel L angles are commonly used for bed frames, box trailers, structures and shelving. Its unique design gives it great bending resistance, in any direction. Similar to other structural steel beams and supports; the larger it is, the more weight it is able to take. 

      What is an Equal Steel Angle?

      Equal steel angles are steel angles with both ends equal in size and thickness.

      What is an Unequal Steel Angle?

      Unequal steel angles are the opposite. One end of the ‘L-shape’ is shorter, and one end is longer in this design.

      Applications for Steel L Angles across industries

      L-beams are often used for framing, shelving, brackets, trims, and reinforcements, among other uses. 

      For Residential Use:

      • Indoor and outdoor structural applications
      • Supporting components
      • Windows and door frames 
      • We offer a 48-hour turnaround service for Residential Projects

      For Commercial Use:

      • Structural Applications and Support Components
      • Shelving for Retail
      • Offices
      • Mezzanine floors to expand retail space
      • Manufacturing parts for large steel products such as washing machines or large ovens

      For Industrial Use:

      • Warehouses and storehouses
      • Automotive Manufacturing
      • Warehouse Mezzanine Floors 

      For Civil Use: 

      • Bridges

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        Steel Channels

        If you’re in need of steel channels with thorough quality assurance and fast turnaround you can rely on, look no further. We deliver all over Sydney.

        Structural Channels

        Also known as C-channels, U-channels, J-channels, Z-channels and Parallel Flange channels

        Cedar Steel can be your partner in advising, supplying, finishing, delivering and installing the structural steel channels to your specifications to help you complete the structural needs of your building.

        As fabricators, we are able to supply steel channels to your customised requirements:

        • C Steel Channels
        • U Steel Channels
        • J Steel Channels
        • Z Steel Channels
        • Parallel Flange Channels

        We are able to supply channels to the exact shapes, lengths, sizes and thicknesses you need.


        We supply our structural channels by default, finished in Zinc Phosphate Primer per Australian industry standards.

        However, our team can supply other finishes for your project, on request:

        • Powder Coating
        • Hot Dip Galvanised Finish
        • Hot Zinc Spray

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        What is a Structural Steel Channel?

        Steel channels are a type of structure hot rolled from mild steel into a U, J, C or tube shape to provide strength and rigidity to the internal structure of buildings during construction. It is important to get the proportions of these steel products right to ensure that they are safely and securely able to withstand weight and impact from potential loads. 

        What is a C-channel? 

        The C-channel, or parallel flange channel, is a shape with a consistent width across the length and thick tapered flanges that give it a ‘c’ cross-section.

        Structural C channels were once majorly used to support bridges, but have now become a cost-effective structural component for short and middle-spanning buildings. C-channel beams can be joined together to create a robust box-style foundation, or with a broad flat surface to create an i-beam. 

        What is a U-channel? 

        A U steel channel has a similar shape to the C-channel. It has a consistent width across the length of the beam, but with flat parallel flanges instead of tapered ones. 

        Structural U channels are a common staple in residential use for finishing doorways and window frames. 

        What is a J-channel?

        The J-channel has a longer flange and a shorter flanger, creating its ‘J’ shape. J-channels are also designed for trimming openings on wall panels, doors, windows and louvres to clean up the lines and give the project an overall clean and completed appearance. 

        What is a Z-channel?

        Z steel channels have a ‘z’ shaped cross-section, designed to provide transition and connection to two different materials. They are widely used for metal roofing.

        Applications for Steel Channels across industries:

        For Residential Use:

        • Primary frameworks
        • Supporting structural components
        • We offer a 48-hour turnaround service for steel channels for Residential Projects

        For Commercial Use:

        • Retail shops
        • Offices
        • Mezzanine floors to expand retail space
        • Support Components

        For Industrial Use:

        • Warehouses
        • Automotive Manufacturing
        • Warehouse Mezzanine Floors 

        For Civil Use: 

        • Bridges

          Universal Columns

          As your partner in structural steel, Cedar Steel will conceptualise, plan, draft, fabricate, and install the universal columns of your building’s structural framework. 

          Universal Columns (UC)

          H-Beams and L-Beams

          We can supply to a wide range of requirements for universal columns in Australia:

          • Available in 5 basic shapes, flange depths and thicknesses
          • Light columns (100mm to 200mm)
          • Heavy columns (250mm to 310mm)


          Our universal steel columns are finished in Zinc Phosphate Primer as per Australian industry standards. 

          On request, our team can also supply other finishes to meet your project’s requirements:

          • Powder Coating
          • Hot Dip Galvanised Finish
          • Hot Zinc Spray

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          What is a Universal Beam?

          Universal columns are designed to hold heavy loads along their vertical line and resist twisting. 

          In comparison, universal beams are designed and used to be spread out to hold loads across the length of the beam. At Cedar Steel, our most popular shapes for universal steel columns are ‘H’ and “L.’ 

          What is a Universal H Column?

          These universal columns are known as ‘H beams’ for their ‘H’ shape at the end of their length. This shape gives them strong similarities in width and depth, which makes them an ideal application for projects that require columns with the same strength in both directions to prevent twisting. 

          The benefits of this shape are:

          • Heavier load-bearing capabilities than universal beams
          • Efficient at resisting twisting and shear loads
          • Supporting floor joists
          • Supporting rungs of ladders and stairs
          • Supporting mezzanine floors in a warehouse

          Please note that while universal columns have better capacity at carrying loads than universal beams, they are also heavier materials.

          What is an L-shaped Universal Column?

          L shape columns are so named by their corner shape (90 degrees) that makes them look like an ‘L.’ They are mostly used for the corners of boundary walls. L columns provide minor support for structures where strength isn’t critical. 

          • Resists shear, tension and compression loads in the corners of buildings
          • Can be used to anchor flooring to a building’s foundation 

          Applications for Universal Columns across industries:

          For Residential Applications:

          • Houses
          • Multi-storey dwellings

          For Commercial Applications:

          • Shopping centres
          • Offices
          • Retail spaces

          For Industrial Applications:

          • Mezzanine warehouse floors
          • Manufacturing
          • Mining infrastructure

          For Civil Applications:

          • Transport infrastructure
          • Bridges

            Universal Beams

            Cedar Steel has the capability to draft, plan, supply, fabricate, install and surface treat universal beams to create durable structures for a range of projects in Sydney

            Universal Beams (UB)

            Also known as I-Beams or Rolled Steel Joist (RSJ) beams

            We can cater to a wide range of requirements for universal beams in Sydney:

            • Standard (9m to 20m)
            • Heavy (460mm, 540mm and 610mm)

            Our team can also produce non-standard beams cut to length in a variety of sizes on request.


            All our universal beams are finished in Zinc Phosphate Primer as per Australian industry standards.

            However, we can also supply other finishes to meet your requirements:

            • Powder Coating
            • Hot Dip Galvanised Finish
            • Hot Zinc Spray

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            What is a Universal Beam?

            A universal beam is a type of structural steel known for its shape: it has a taller height (the middle section between the side flanges) and shorter flanges (the supporting parts on the ends), with the same cross-section along its length.

            When looking at a universal steel beam from either end it looks like a capital ‘I’ in a sans font, which is why it has its name.

            The benefits of this shape and its robust composition are:

            • High Tensile Strength
            • Excellent at bearing load under direct pressure or tension in multiple directions
            • More lightweight than Universal Columns (H-Beams)
            • Even weight distribution
            • Can prevent vibration in a building

            Universal beams are often used in conjunction with universal columns to create strong steel structures for buildings. 

            We provide end-to-end services to look after the steel structure requirements of your project from start to finish.

            Undeniably Robust Fabrication

            A universal steel beam is always one piece of metal throughout (no welding).

            Due to the style of its fabrication (where it is rolled or milled out of steel instead of being joined together by multiple pieces), universal beams are a versatile and dependable structural application for every builder. Making the building of the metal structure process faster and more efficient.

            More stable. Less need for numerous structural supports. Less time and money wasted.

            Applications for Universal Beams across industries:

            For Residential Use:

            • Primary Frameworks & Supporting Components
            • Residential Dwellings
            • Multi-Storey Dwellings
            • We offer a 48-hour turnaround time for Residential Projects

            For Commercial Use

            • Structural Framework
            • Support Components
            • Shopping Centres
            • Offices
            • Mezzanine floors to expand retail space

            For Industrial Use

            • Primary Structural Framework
            • Expansions
            • Manufacturing
            • Warehouse Mezzanine Floors

              Surface Treatment


              Steel Surface Treatment

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              Steel Surface Treatment

              There are many reasons why a steel surface should be treated. From a purely aesthetic standpoint, it looks more attractive as people walk by your building. But, digging deeper, it protects the steel from scratching and peeling. It keeps the extreme weather in Australia from corroding the metal, keeping its structural integrity.

              At Cedar Steel, we offer a variety of metal surface treatments. Steel is usually treated with a zinc phosphate primer, but we can deliver your metal items with several different finishes, meeting the requirements of your project.

              Contact us for more information on our Surface Treatments

              Our Range of Steel Surface Treatments

              Our standard metal treatment is the zinc phosphate primer, as per industry standard. But we know from experience that different projects require different treatments, so we also use several other methods as requested. Here are the various treatments we use at Cedar Steel and the differences between them.

              Zinc Phosphate Primers
              Steel beams must be protected to prevent corrosion and wear from the elements. This specially formulated primer is one of the most popular surface hardening treatments available.

              Powder Coating
              Electrostatic or compressed air is used in this unique method to apply a special powdered coating. This powder is then cured, forming a film over the metal. Then it is dried, creating a hard, durable finish that is extremely resistant to UV rays and rust, and cracking and peeling from the elements.

              Hot Dip Galvanised Finish
              Another surface treatment process for steel is the galvanised finish. This treatment offers long-lasting protection against all of Australia’s harshest climates. This method can be used for any size or shape of steelwork or metalwork, as it involves sinking the steel into a tub filled with molten zinc. This zinc is heated to temperatures of 450 °C, which then forms a protective coating around the steel. This is another popular option for surface treatment.

              Hot Zinc Spray
              This option doesn’t allow for quite the same protection as the galvanised steel zinc bath, but it is a popular option because it creates an extremely smooth finish on the steel. In this method, zinc is blasted onto the steel according to specs, usually between 50 and 100 microns. This is a good option for fences and railings.

              Whichever method you choose, Cedar Steel will work with you to draw the specs to your requirements and meet the needs you set forth for your steel surface treatments.

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              Working with Cedar Steel

              Cedar Steel has been a leader in the commercial steel fabrication and surface treatment industry for over 30 years. We use our knowledge and experience to provide the best service possible for our customers.

              Our goal is to ensure that you get the highest quality steel materials and the best possible steel surface treatments on all of your commercial or residential fabrication projects. If you’re in the market for surface treatments on your next project, give us a call — we’ll get you a free quote.

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              Frequently Asked Questions

              Steel Surface Treatment is the process of modifying the surface of steel to improve its appearance, extend its life and enhance its performance. 

              This process is done by creating a protective coating that will make the surface of the steel able to prevent corrosion and other forms of damage.

              Surface treatment process for steel is recommended because it can extend the steel lifetime and condition as it will protect the surfaces from corrosion, scratching, peeling and extreme weather climates. 

              Choosing one of the methods of steel treatment will improve the water resistance of steel and upgrade the hardness and sturdiness along with making the steel look more attractive.

              The most common method to treat the steel are

              Zinc Phosphate Steel:  

              One of the most popular and recommended, this primer protects and prevents corrosion and wear from elements.

              Powder Coating:

              This method is done by applying a special coating that then is cured forming a film over the metal, resulting in a hard and durable finish that is very resistant to UV rays and other damages such as cracking and peeling. 

              Hot Dip Galvanised Steel:

              Long-lasting protection against hardest weather conditions and it involves sinking the steel into a tub filled with molten zinc.

              Zinc Spray Steel:

              Zinc is blasted onto the steel between 50 and 100 microns creating a smooth finish, this method is highly recommended option for fences and railings. 

              To know what is the best type of method for your steel project, we encourage you to contact one of our professionals that can guide you through. 

              Cedar steel is dedicated to provide high quality results on every project of steel surface treatment, since we are the top structural steel suppliers in Sydney and throughout NSW with over 30 years of experience. 

              Cedar Steel is your choice if you need surface treatments, so don’t hesitate to  get in touch with us to request a quote and start your next steel project with us. 

              We also invite you to check all the industries we work with as you need a steel specialist, we are leaders of steel structure fabrication.

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                Structural Steel Fabrication

                Work with dependable fabricators for all the structural steel supports you need for your residential, commercial and industrial projects. As experts in structural steel design, fabrication, delivery and installation, you can trust us to oversee the entire process. 

                Cedar Steel has worked on a wide range of projects, both big and small, and have the knowledge and expertise with over 25 years of experience in the industry to partner with your residential, commercial and industrial building endeavours. 

                Structural steel is one of the most versatile and widely used materials in the construction industry. The strength, durability and lightweight of this material makes it ideal for a variety of applications, from bridges and skyscrapers to smaller projects like sheds and fences. However, on top of getting down the right design and materials, hiring the right structural steel fabricators is essential in ensuring that you get the parts you require for your project, to the precise specifications of your order.

                We pride ourselves on our immaculate attention to detail, high-quality workmanship and communicative customer service, so you can be confident that you’re in good hands.

                About Our Approach

                Structural steel fabrication is a specialised form of steel fabrication that is used to create the framework for buildings and other structures.

                At Cedar Steel, we take a holistic approach to structural steel fabrication. We believe that the best way to create high-quality structural steel is to start with the best raw materials and use state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques.

                We source our steel plates from reputable suppliers and use advanced computer-controlled equipment to fabricate it to precise specifications. On top of cutting, our fabricators put steel through heat and pressure in the welding process to fold and join parts together. Once complete, we then go the extra mile to protect our structural steel from corrosion by using galvanised coatings and other protective treatments.

                The finished product is then shipped to the construction site, where it is bolted or welded into place. As a result of our commitment to quality, we're able to produce structural steel that meets or exceeds the strictest industry standards.

                It's why we're one of the leading companies for structural steel fabrication in Sydney.

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                Structural Steel Fabrication: Our Process

                As we comply with all the relevant Australian material and design standards in our steel fabrication services, you can trust us to look after the fabrication of steel structures.


                Furthermore, our steel fabricator services is always guided by the needs of our clients: We work with you.


                Working off your requirements, we draft designs with full detailed drawings of all the parts you require, erection plans, and clear shop drawings. We can also use 3D drawings for rfi’s, full-scale templates for complex layouts and isometric detail sketches of complex connections to get a full understanding before we start to shape steel, depending on what your project needs. Our metal fabricators then form different structures from pieces of steel through various types of welding that meet the brief you need for your project.


                We can offer the following:

                • Universal Beams
                • Universal Columns
                • Parallel Flange Channels
                • Tapered Flange Beams
                • Channels
                • Squares
                • Rectangular Hollow Sections
                • Circular Hollow Sections
                • Flat Bars
                • Cleats
                • Other Types of Steel Sections

                How We Work: Step-by-Step

                1. Shop Drawings Our draftsman engineers create shop drawings based on initial consultations with our clients. The drawings include important information that can be approved by the client/engineers before installation.
                2. Client approval -   After discussing the drawings with our manufacturing team, we begin fabrication only after receiving approval from the client.
                3. Procurement -   We source quality steel (mild steel and industrial steel) in Australia for each job, depending on its unique properties.
                4. Fabrication -   We start fabricating your project based on the approval of the customer and drawings. We check the quality as we go. When we finish fabricating, we do a test assembly to make sure everything is how it should be.
                5. Delivery -   We provide all types of surface treatments to increase the longevity and durability of your structural steel beam. Our surface treatments include, and is not limited to, Hot dip galvanising, Weather-Proof Primer, and Zinc Phosphate Priming.
                6. Surface treatment - Once our quality checks are done, we deliver the product (with the needed Nuts and Bolts) to your site address. We also provide quality installation services for various steel structures.

                Why Choose Cedar Steel?

                Structural steel is at the heart of what we do. Our team of structural steel fabricators work with you from start to finish, ensuring your project is delivered on time, on budget, and to the high-quality standards you expect. We have a wide range of structural steel products and services that we offer, and we’re always happy to customise our offerings to meet your specific needs.

                Frequently Asked Questions

                Structural Steel Detailing is the process of creating detailed drawings and specifications for the fabrication and assembly of steel structures.

                Structural Steel Drafting is important because it provides information and details that will ensure that the fabrication and construction drawings of steel are accurate, helping to reduce risk over errors and reworks. 

                With this process we will make sure the structure is stable and lasting during and over its lifetime as we assure it is under the correct regulations.  

                3D Steel Detailing works in different stages, first a designer will put into a software – called Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) – the requirements and specifications of the project, this will include every element from the size of the building to the connections details. 

                Once this is complete, the software generates a 3D model of the structure based on the information provided, the software allows to generate 2D fabrication and erection drawings as it will detailed the information on how the steel structure should be fabricated, assembled and erected on the construction site.

                3D technology offers greater accuracy, quality, more flexibility and reduces reworks and errors. 

                This will depend on the type of steel you need, size and complexity of the project. 

                In general, structural steel fabrication in Sydney is priced by the tonne, but there are also a number of other factors that can affect the final cost.

                For an accurate estimate, it’s always best to discuss your project’s specific requirements with one of our Cedar Steel’s professional members and get a quote.

                Cedar Steel is your best choice for a residential, industrial, or commercial steel fabrication.

                We are the leading structural steel supplier in Sydney and throughout NSW, as we are experts in what we do with over 30 years of experience in the steel industry. 

                We are dedicated to providing flexible and personalised solutions in steel. Making every piece unique, we committed to produce all of our projects with the highest quality and under the hands of our dedicated professionals. 

                We invite you to get to know all the industries we work with  and get in touch with us to request a quote to start your next steel project with us. 

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                  Steel Installation & Erection

                  As masters of steel fabrication for commercial and industrial sectors, we employ a talented team of steel erectors to provide all clients with a streamlined and controlled steel installation service. Believe us when we say that installing metal roofing is our specialty.

                  Offering experience, attention to detail and strict quality control measures, we ensure a confident process from initial construction right through to the erection of a steel building.

                  Rest assured, Cedar Steel’s qualified team of steel frame manufacturers and erectors deliver excellent results across multiple areas of steel installation.

                  Our experts are adept in installing steel components into any position that you require. We’ll arrange for the delivery and erection of all steel projects, big and small. For on-site steel installation projects, we provide flexibility using our own dedicated access equipment and cranes.

                  Backed by years or experience, we aim to always meet and exceed all of our client’s requirements and expectations.

                  Get in touch with an expert today.

                  Erecting structural steelwork: Our process

                  Designing for construction

                  Successful structural steel installation and erection begins long before the steelwork arrives on-site from the fabrication workshop. Before installation commences, the ‘buildability’ of your internal steel structure is influenced by client and expert decisions made during the design process. At Cedar Steel, our team “designs for construction”- an important design objective that facilitates better safety outcomes, construction project efficiency and looking into potentials for prefabrication.

                  Design factors that we consider include:

                  • Repetition and standardisation- refers to the repetition of the same structural components and standard details for connections.
                  • Achievable tolerances- If ‘tight’ tolerances are specified in the brief (i.e. more restrictive than Class 1 in AS/NZS 5131), we can consider the implementation of special controls and engineered details.
                  • Frame type- We look into your primary choice of frame options. Options include braced frames and continuous frames.
                  • Floor systems- Your choice of floor system for multi-story projects and frames will influence the erection sequence as it determines the part-erected structure's stability.
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                  Erection planning

                  Our experts begin steel erection planning at the very beginning of the installation process. We consider the construction sequence and design factors affecting site practice in terms of a typical erection plant. We consider three planning factors which include:

                  • Practical erection sequence: We look into the location of both temporary and permanent bracing systems and other means of maintaining structural balance.
                  • Simplicity of assembly: How easily can we assemble frame connections across all steel components.
                  • Logical trade sequences: This affects the development of the master contract as your pre-tender plan turns into the final construction plan.

                  The fabrication process

                  The procedure of fabricating steelwork parts that will, when put and connected together, create a complete frame. The steel frame generally comprises readily available components from our steel fabricators and steel stockholders. This includes additional manufacturing elements such as adding protective coatings and bolts.

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                  Installation & connecting the components together

                  The erection of structural steel usually consists of assembling steel components into a sturdy frame.

                  Components are lifted and placed into position before they are firmly connected together. This is achieved through bolting however, our steel erectors can also bond frames together via on-site welding depending on your requirements.

                  Prior to bolting, we ensure that the assembled frame is aligned within tolerance expectations as defined in our quality assurance standards. Once your steel frame has been completed, we hand it over for further construction work. This can include adding external cladding, electrical fittings and internal flooring.

                  Whether you require assistance installing metal roofing panels, new floor joists and timber frames to high quality light gauge steel frames, we tailor our services to every client we work with. No matter the size of your construction site, our experienced team of steel installers combine both careful planning and innovative technology to guarantee outstanding structural results.

                  At Cedar Steel, we take great pride in our top-of-the-line structural steel installation methods and equipment. Our process covers end-to-end services including construction, installation, alteration, repair, maintenance, demolition and dismantling.

                  From T-bar beams to metal panels, structural steel is an integral part to many building projects. The results of a high quality steel erection is representative of a building’s structural core. To guarantee outstanding results in logistically complicated construction sites, we take additional care in every step of the installation process, and drive it towards completion.

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                  Why Choose Cedar Steel

                  We aim to tick off three primary goals when erecting structural steel- timing, safety and accuracy. Not only are our specialists capable of meeting deadlines, our staff stand by maintaining accuracy no matter the size and scope of the project. Feel rest assured that our experts pay special attention to minimising risk exposure, and ensuring that our processes are safe, efficient and innovative.

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                  Steel Beams

                  As Sydney’s leading fabricator and steel beam supplier, Cedar Steel stands by quality and versatility. Which is why we manufacture, supply and install structural steel solutions for the best of Sydney’s residential, industrial and commercial building contractors, engineers and project managers. It is the people within the development and construction industry that have relied on our team to provide steel beam stocks for government, commercial and residential requirements.

                  From non-fabricated solutions all the way to wide flange, rebar and I-beams, we can fabricate and supply any beam style to suit the unique building requirements of our clients. We can even provide many more fabricated extras if requested.

                  All steel beams in Sydney are supplied finished in a zinc phosphate primer as per industry standard, unless otherwise requested by the client.

                  For more information regarding our end-to-end services, don’t hesitate to contact our team.

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                  Types of steel beams

                  Australia is undeniably a dominant force in the metal mining industry and remains a world leader in the export of iron ore, lead, zinc and so much more. As a result, structural steel in Sydney is not only plentiful but can be fabricated in a range of options. We can offer the following:

                  • Universal Beams: We provide a range of universal beams including ‘Standard’ (section lengths from 9m to 20m), or ‘Heavy’ (460 mm, 540mm and 610mm). Non-standard lengths are also available on request. Ideal for civil construction, residential buildings to general manufacturing applications.
                  • Universal Columns: Similar to universal beams, universal columns can be utilised for many construction projects for structural support. At Cedar Steel, we can supply both L or H shapes and are available in five basic sizes, flange depths and thickness. Our light steel columns range from 100mm to 200mm and heavy steel columns ranging from 250mm to 310mm. Also ideal for residential buildings, civil construction and general manufacturing applications.
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                  • Channels: The following structural beams boast a C-shaped cross section, and feature top and bottom flanges with a web connecting them. Channels are cost-effective solutions for either short to medium-span structures. Originally designed to support bridges, they are now popular for more modern building applications. At Cedar Steel, we can supply a range of custom structural channels to meet your engineering and construction needs.
                  • Structural Angles: Any steel bar that features an L-shaped cross section or boasts a 90 degree angle. The following products are ideal for all manners of indoor and outdoor structural applications, repairs and general fabrication. This structural solution can boast equal-sized flanges or custom depending on your building project requirements.
                  • Hollow Steel Section (HSS): HSS refers to a metal profile featuring a tubular (hollow) cross section. Such steel beams can be rectangular, square, circular or elliptical in shape. For engineering purposes, HSS sections deliver greater flexibility in the use of more extreme strength-to-weight ratio than conventional structural steel products.

                  No matter the shape, size or implementation of your next construction project, steel beams offer many advantages to almost any building structure.

                  The building material is a predominant feature in contemporary architecture due to its aesthetic appeal, durability, and adaptability. They are also recognised as the most sustainable building material in the construction industry.

                  Other key advantages include:


                  Australian weather is notorious for its extreme weather conditions. Steel beams can withstand the wear and tear caused by floods and hurricanes, keeping your building structures safe and secure. Best of all, steel is over 80% recycled in the manufacturing process without impacting quality.


                  Structural steel beams are preferred by builders, engineers and architects throughout Sydney due to their adaptability to designing structures. Steel maximises the space of a building structure, requiring less room than other materials such as concrete. This way, internal structures can be altered or upgraded for change of use without affecting the integrity.


                  Unlike other materials like concrete, structural steel is praised for the aesthetic appeal it offers. Its flexibility allows the steel to be welded into different shapes and sizes, creating dramatic facades that can last years. As it is both strong and lightweight, it is favoured within the construction industry.

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                  Why Cedar Steel

                  Backed by 30+ years of industry experience, Cedar Steel has since grown to become a household name as Sydney and regional NSW’s leading steel beam provider for commercial, residential and industrial sectors. We endeavour to wear that badge with pride with our comprehensive steel products, design and fabrication services.

                  No matter the size and scope of your upcoming building project, or the service that you require, feel rest assured that you will be working with trustworthy and experienced experts in the field. We can offer  premium quality steel beams that best meet your requirements.

                  Contact our team today to get a quote.