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HSLA Steel Won't Break Your Back (Or Bank)

When you think about steel, you probably imagine it’s pretty heavy, right? After all, something as strong as steel would have to be weighty due to its density.

Consider high strength low alloy (HSLA) steel.

Green Metal?! Discovering the Patina Effect

Like with many other things in life, age is a big talking point in decorative metals. Is youthful glow better, or is the weather look of experience more desirable? 

4 Elegant Mouldings and Finishing Ideas in Copper, Bronze & Brass

Finishing is the process of treating the exterior of a metal by applying a protective layer or unique aesthetic touch to its surface. There are numerous types of metal finishing processes that attain a variety of results -- many of which can add architectural value.

5 Roll Formed Steel Shapes You Can't (or Shouldn't) Make Any Other Way

As a roll forming company, naturally we enjoy educating you on thebenefits of roll forming: flexibility, durability, cost-effectiveness, and adaptability for a variety of industrial and commercial applications. While there certainly are some products that can be produced effectively throughpress[...]

ECO-FRIENDLY INTERIOR DESIGN MATERIALS: IS STEEL SUSTAINABLE?

Is steel a sustainable material? Incredibly so.

It’s also available in multiple forms -- stainless, galvanized, carbon, and mild. Each has a different aesthetic and slightly different physical properties for your application. Overall, it’s a great structural and decorative material for[...]

A Vendor Can Take Your Architectural Metal Mouldings to Another Level

Most people aren’t lucky enough to run a business in or live in an older building classically adorned with metal mouldings. As such, many folks feel like their home -- or commercial building -- is lacking distinctive architecture. Fortunately, designers can lean on a good architectural metal vendor[...]

How U Channel Trim Moulding Completes Wire Mesh & Architectural Panels

A great roll formed steel U channel can do wonders for your project’s cost- and time effectiveness. That’s why we created MeshTrim.

5 Surprisingly Common U Channel Edge Trim Applications

What Is U channel edge trim?

First off, a U channel is a tall, skinny, metal formed product. Deeper channels (a little deeper and more narrow than what you see above) can only be achieved through roll forming. Other forming methods can reach into the U shape as well as they can with standard steel[...]

Top 10 Metal Standard Moulding Profiles Loved by Architects/Designers

Metal mouldings will add impressive value to your project, whether you’re an architectural engineer or an interior designer. Those seeking high-end quality for their product will benefit in almost every case from choosing metal over wood moulding profiles. That’s why designers frame windows, doors,[...]

Metal Mouldings 101: The Dahlstrom Bedrock

At Dahlstrom, we fabricate only the highest quality metal mouldings to help you create a sleek, elegant atmosphere for any room.

We pride ourselves on the rich history of our products. Our oldest designs originate from the industrial era - America’s Big Bang. Even better, Dahlstrom still uses the[...]

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