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C-section
Cold-formed C section steel

Cold-formed C-section

Standard C section steel – cold-formed, dimensionally accurate, strong yet light

SSAB manufactures high-quality C section steel by cold roll forming the steel into a C shape. The C section consists of a wide web with two parallel flanges on the top and bottom of one side of the web and two lips.

C section sizes and grades

We provide C section steel in the standard grade S235J2C+N in a range of sizes. You can request other steel grades, plus custom lengths, punching and more.

Uses for C section steel

C channel steel often provides structural support in building construction that requires dimensional accuracy and high-quality steel. It is also used in automobiles, ships and other vehicles and to manufacture a variety of industrial, commercial and consumer products.

  • Window and door frames, gates, fences
  • Support for wooden beams
  • Roof rafters
  • Frames in cars, trucks and other vehicles
  • Girts, studs, braces, joists and other structural components
  • Conveyor rails
  • Bridges and truss structures
  • Power transmission towers, solar panel mounts 
  • Home appliances, metal furniture

Why choose cold-formed steel sections from SSAB?

The benefits of our cold-formed sections include:

  • Highly precise shapes in almost any desired length and shape 
  • Attractive, smooth surface finish
  • Uniform and consistent product, formed to tight tolerances
  • Extremely resistant to corrosion, moisture, warping, fire and insect damage
  • High strength-to-weight ratio, lightweight product is easy to transport and erect 
  • Common jointing methods can be used (welding, bolting, adhesives, etc.)
  • Recyclable at end of life

Up to standard – for your peace of mind

When you choose C channel steel from SSAB, you’re investing in materials that meet all the requirements of European standard EN 10162. Our cold-rolled structural steels meet all the technical delivery conditions under this standard, ensuring that you only get the highest quality product. 
 

Explore our open steel section range

Lipped C section
U section
Z section
Hat section
Conveyor rail
Cable cover

Need a custom piece? Visit our tailored sections page.

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