HSS Applications and Information
The term "HSS" stands for Hollow Structural Sections. HSS is high-strength welded steel tubing produced to serve as structural elements in buildings and other structures and in a wide variety of manufactured products. It is produced in round, square and rectangular shapes to meet design requirements.
In recent years, HSS has experienced significant growth. Its flexibility has opened up exciting new design concepts...in everything from airport terminals to shopping malls, office buildings to domed stadiums, convention centers to residential housing. It’s being called the design material of the 21st Century.
Uses for HSS
* Buildings (commercial, industrial, institutional, residential)
* Highway guardrails and signage
* Support columns and trusses
* Bridges and walkways
* Construction, agricultural and industrial equipment
* Sign/Lamp posts
* Rack and storage systems
* Exercise equipment
* Stairs and handrails