Csteel is a prominent stockist, suppliers and distributor of ASTM 588 GR.AWeathering steel, best-known under the trademark COR-TEN Steel steel and sometimes written without the hyphen as "Corten Steel", is a group of steel alloys which were developed to obviate the need for painting, and form a stable rust-like appearance if exposed to the weather for several years. United States Steel Corporation (USS) holds the registered trademark on the name COR-TEN. Although USS sold its discrete plate business to International Steel Group (now Arcelor-Mittal) in 2003, it still sells COR-TEN branded material in strip-mill plate and sheet forms.
ASTM A588 GRADE A Corrosion Resistance steel ASTM grade for weather resistant steel plates: Conquest Steel & Alloys is leading supplier & stockist of ASTM A588 which is weathering steel with improved atmospheric corrosion resistance, also known as Weathering Steel B. Due to its chemical composition, this material develops a patina with increased resistance against the atmospheric corrosion in comparison with non-alloyed steels. Due to its restricted chemical composition, S355J2W STEEL has a better weldability compared to respective steels produced according to EN 10025-5. COR-TEN STEEL ASTM A588 is a weathering steel and was developed to avoid having to paint steel for protection.