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Artists Express Themselves on Corrugated Sheet Metal Fences

Artists Express Themselves on Corrugated Sheet Metal Fences

Corrugated Sheet Metal FencesThere is a new art form hitting the streets of Chicago, and it is taking the city streets by storm. It involves pop art, real artistic talent and a canvas of corrugated sheet metal.

There is something about this metal that adds a whole other level to the fun and cartoonish pop art that adorns it, and it is this novel approach to art that is really impressing the residents of the Windy City.

What is corrugated sheet metal? It is simply sheets of hot-dip galvanized steel that is cold rolled, resulting in the metal having a rippled pattern. It is this rippled designed that adds the real character to metal fences – where this corrugated sheet metal is often used and where these unique art pieces are popping up across the city, as Examiner reports.

This type of steel is incredibly sturdy while offering a serious bending strength, which makes it popular for use in fencing. Galvanized corrugated steel is also weather resistant, so the walls the art is painted on aren’t at risk of rusting away anytime soon. Even more impressive than the material’s strength and appearance is that this form of steel will make a rumbling sound when you shake it, giving the artwork an additional dimension  to entertain viewers both visually and audibly at the same time!

In a most impressive example of this pop art style, an epic mural has been created on Chicago’s South Side that shows a fun underwater scene of several vividly colorful characters like the artistically impressive octopus, a bright yellow submarine and even the elusive “dogfish,” depicted as having the facial features of a bulldog and the body of an inflated pufferfish. This art piece has become very popular in the Chicagoland area, and artists in other cities are taking notice. As the fad grows you may find a fine piece of corrugated sheet metal art in your neighborhood very soon.

At R.G. Smith Company, we supply all sorts of sheet metals for businesses for a wide variety of needs. From custom-made ventilation or food processing systems to dust collection and insulated wall systems, we can handle anything your business needs. To find out more, call us at our Canton office at 330-456-3415 or in Mansfield at 419-524-4778 today.

 

What Is on Your Roof?

What Is on Your Roof?

When we look at the roofing of our homes and businesses, we know it’s functional, but many of us have no idea what it’s made of. Let’s take a look at five of the most common roofing materials and what advantages they can offer. Shingles This type of roofing is the most common on residential… Continue Reading

Benefits of Condensate Recovery

Benefits of Condensate Recovery

Industries that use steam can realize a number of benefits from condensate recovery. Recovering and reusing condensate can provide both financial and environmental benefits. It may be worth considering condensate recovery if your business is not already using this technology. Condensate is a term for the liquid that develops as steam cools and changes state.… Continue Reading

Specialized Ventilation Components and Requirements by Industry

Ventilation systems are incredibly important for industrial facilities. Not only do they help clean the air, they help protect the people that work inside. With many industrial sites working with potentially harmful chemicals or needing to keep air flow carefully controlled to protect chemical reactions or food production, it is absolutely critical that the ventilation… Continue Reading

Maximizing the Strength and Durability of Your Pour

Installing concrete is a laborious task – one often best left to the experts. Unfortunately, concrete can easily crack when subjected to tension, which is why it is important to create a reinforced foundation for stability. For maximum strength and durability, the following tips should be followed when pouring concrete. Properly Excavate the Earth Although… Continue Reading