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Structural Steel Production

The production of steel beams and columns has drastically changed over many years and is no longer the dirty, smokestack industry that many imagine. In fact, today's beams and columns are produced primarily from steel scrap, such as old cars and appliances. This fascinating video, in mpg format, shows the modern process, from shredding scrap through the continuous casting of beams.



(50 MB, 5:54 mins)