Mild Steel Square Hollow Section
Square Hollow Section is one of the three types of hollow section. SHS is Square shape hollow commonly used for structural and mechanical properties. SHS is used when balance is required between strength and functionality. Square hollow section can be supplied in Seamless and welded process in Hot and Cold form. Square hollow sections are rarely used as beams because of the difficulties in bolting them together with other beams. SHS is also know as box section and used mostly in construction.
- Structural hollow sections in grades S235, S355 & S420 amongst others.
- AS/NZS 1163: 2016
- En10210 – hot finished
- En10219 – cold formed
- Standard lengths range from 6 metres to 12 metres
Cold form structural hollow section ensures high mechanical resistance and a high yield point.