Understanding Steel Design


Structural steel design offers many benefits, including quick and accurate design completion, full fabrication of the steel project in-house, and a speedy construct of your completed project.

Because steel structures can be fabricated in our shop, and then erected at the time needed, we are able to be complete steel fabricated designs in the Lower Mainland with precision and in a timely manner.

Cost Savings of Steel Structures

The significant cost savings in being able to design, fabricate and erect your structural steel building will be quickly recognized, and further appreciation will be given to the durability and design capabilities of steel structures.

Steel structures remain the leader in the majority of construction projects for cost saving structures. From building frames, to decking, to the fire protection of using steel – it all typically costs 5-7% less than concrete framing, staying consistent in savings for the past 30+ years.

No Season for Steel Structures

No matter the season, steel structures have a tolerance unlike other materials that might require a covering to build, or the right kind of weather to erect. In addition, minimal construction waste will be produced on site, as everything is designed and created in-house before actually being built on-site, offering our clients minimal cleanup requirements – if any.

The Improved Productivity of Steel

30 years ago, as much as 10 man-hours were required to produce a single ton of steel. Modern day steel fabrication requires a single man-hour to produce the same product and results, and this timesaving result has been passed down to the consumer in cost-savings.

Steel Structures – No Lack in Aesthetic Appeal

Steel has a variety of design elements it can achieve. Because of it’s bendable properties, steel structures can produce slender lines, graceful strength, and transparent framing …providing clients with varied and beautiful finished projects.

At Absolute Fabrication, we are please to offer Fabrication and Welding Services throughout the Lower Mainland, providing our clients with a variety of different materials and design capabilities. With our focus on commercial projects, we deliver a wide range of structural designs as well as decorative designs.

Feel free to contact us any time with your fabrication or drafting request, we would be happy to help!