TRU-SPEC® steel

BlueScope Plate Supplies offers a wide range of high quality, locally made Australian steel plate products. Backed by expert technical support and JIT (Just In Time) flexible lead times, we aim to provide continuity of supply to help streamline your business operations.

With extensive experience in large-scale projects, we understand having continuity of supply and continuous communication from design to completion is crucial?to success. Close collaboration with our customers is?key to satisfying the requirements of large-scale and complex projects. With the flexibility to respond quickly to changes in design, processing, volumes or scheduling, we provide personalised service and have the resources and capability to meet our customers’ needs.

As part of the BlueScope group of companies, we have the ability to investigate and produce specially designed steel grades outside our standard range and offer a number of third party certification options as well as non- standard test requirements.

BlueScope Plate Supplies are committed to providing high quality processing capabilities, ranging from simple processing to more complex and precise processing work. Backed by?our commitment to quality, we help reduce compliance risk through our ISO 9001 quality management system accreditation – providing assurance for your business.

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BlueScope Plate Supplies provides a range of TRU-SPEC® steel products, consisting of a variety of structural plate grades that are rolled as coil on a Hot Strip Mill then cut-to-length.  TRU-SPEC® steel is most often used in the following applications: light and standard structural members, brake press forming, light poles, trailer and automotive components, and general fabrication work.

TRU-SPEC® steel was developed to provide excellent product quality and consistency, and this industry leading standard produces a coil steel plate product that is consistently flat and memory free. Available in a range of structural grades, widths and lengths and typically used in light and standard structural members, brake press forming applications, light poles, trailer and automotive components, general fabrications and galvanising applications.

TRU-SPEC® steel also produces floor plate and weathering steel. Floor plate has a raised pattern on one surface and weathering steel has enhanced weather resistant typically used in bridges, railway rolling stock, storage hoppers/bins, shipping containers and for architectural features. To learn more, please refer to our data sheets below.

TRU-SPEC® Steel Applications

TRU-SPEC® Steel is used in many applications such as:

  • Trailer and automotive components
  • Galvanising
  • General fabrications
  • Light poles
  • Light and standard structural members
  • Brake press forming applications

Source: www.steel.com.au

Reasons to Choose TRU-SPEC® Steel

There are a number of reasons for choosing TRU-SPEC® steel for your next project, such as:

  • Excellent ductility
  • Great strength
  • Minimum guaranteed strength levels
  • Ideal for carrying out galvanising applications
  • High-grade weather resistance

TRU-SPEC® steel Technology

TRU-SPEC® steel believes in crafting high-end steel plates. Their experts have been working over the years to improve technology in order to create a high quality product for customers.

TRU-SPEC® steel uses a Coil Plate Processing Line, a state of the art stretch level technology that helps the products stand out from conventional steel.

To make sure that TRU-SPEC® steel does not come short of anything in terms of quality, consistency and technology, they have sought expertise from some of the leading experts in this industry such as Leveltek International LLC in West Virginia, USA, and industry leaders in steel processing equipment, The Bradbury Group in Kansas, USA.

Thanks to the significant investment in this technology, TRU-SPEC® steel can distribute memory free and state-of-the-art coil plates to customers.

TRU-SPEC® steel Customer Experience

Customers look for quality steel that is strong and stretchable at the same time. Keeping this in mind, BlueScope came up with a range of steel plates that have consistent flatness, high grade stretch ability, and superior strength.

TRU-SPEC® steel consistently receives positive feedback from customers who have used their products, which gives them even more drive to produce even higher quality steel.

Engineers of BlueScope are continuously working to improve and research new technologies to provide customers with product that they are happy with.

The TRU-SPEC® steel Product Range & Technical Specifications TRU-SPEC® steel have a product range including HA250 and HA350. This is all achievable due to the support and positive feedback from customers and TRU-SPEC®’s desire to be one-stop shop for all things related to steel. You can get more information on the specific products and sizes that we provide by getting in touch with your local branch.

Grade Thickness Range (mm) Width Range (mm) Availability Edge Condition
HA200 3 – 12.7 Up to 1550 Not all thickness and width combinations are available.
Get in touch to know more about available sizes.
Mill Edge
HA250 3 – 16 Up to 1550

Not all thickness and width combinations are available.
Get in touch to know more about available sizes.

Mill Edge

ASNZS 1594
Structural Grades

HA250 Floorplate 2.1 – 8.0 Up to 1500

Available in Standard Sizes
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Mill Edge
HA300 3 – 12.7 Up to 1550

Not all thickness and width combinations are available.
Get in touch to know more about available sizes.

Mill Edge
HA350 3 – 12.7 Up to 1550

Not all thickness and width combinations are available.
Get in touch to know more about available sizes.

Mill Edge
Weathering Steel Grade HW 350 3 – 6 1155 – 1250 Available in Standard Sizes
Get in touch to know more about available sizes.
Mill Edge

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Our Value Proposition

When you choose BlueScope Plate Supplies we will aim to provide you with quality steel products and personalised service. Backed by the technical support of BlueScope, we will focus on helping you to keep your projects running smoothly.

Our Value Proposition is based on the following key product and service offerings:

 

Quality Accredited Steel Products

We help reduce compliance risk through our ISO 9001 quality management system accreditation – providing assurance for your business. We understand the importance of material traceability and can provide test certificates to match all our steel plate products, providing peace of mind and consistent high-quality. This removes the hassle and helps ensure the steel products you purchase from us comply to the necessary standards and are fit for purpose.

 

Processed Products and Parts

We work with our customers to provide confidence?in our processed products and parts. This in turn has allowed some customers to free up warehouse space and utilise their workforce in adding value down the line. Ranging from simple based cutting to complex multiple precision processing on CNC controlled plate- line machines, your material will be delivered marked and safely packed as specified. We also aim for on time delivery to suit your project schedule.

 

Supply Chain Management

Managing multiple jobs and projects can be complex, as well as time and resource consuming, requiring specific skill-sets and experience. BlueScope Plate Supplies provides expertise in stock management, supply chain efficiency and inventory optimisation programs. This can help your business to reduce working capital with the peace of mind of stock availability.

 

Project Management Support

We aim to partner with your project team to ensure a long-lasting relationship built on trust. BlueScope Plate Supplies understands your requirements and provides local support and supply. Backed by the technical and engineering teams from our Port Kembla, NSW steelworks, we work with you every step of your project to help save time and deliver the steel you need.

 

Steel Efficiency Review®

The Steel Efficiency Reviews® is suitable for businesses of all shapes and sizes across a full spectrum of steel industries. We look closely at your production and processing lines to help you identify cost and time savings to recommend possible improvements.

There is no cost and no risk in undertaking a Steel Efficiency Review®. Our SER® Consultants simply offer you recommendations to possibly improve your operation’s efficiency and productivity. We come back to you within a short timeframe with a report, detailing our findings, recommendations and solutions.

The Steel Efficiency Reviews® studies different aspects of your business and provide tips on these seven key areas:

  1. Processing
  2. Inventory
  3. Motion
  4. Rework
  5. Over-production
  6. Time in waiting
  7. Transportation

Visit http://steelefficiencyreview.com.au/ to learn more about our SER® program.

Guidelines for Storage and Handling of Bluescope Steel’s
Products and Safety Datasheets

 

DATA SHEETS

TECHNICAL BULLETIN TB 26 – WEATHERING RESISTANT STEELS
HA250 TRU-SPEC® COIL PLATE STEEL DATASHEET
HA250 TRU-SPEC® COIL PLATE STEEL FLOOR PLATE DATASHEET
HA300 TRU-SPEC® COIL PLATE STEEL DATASHEET
HA200 TRU-SPEC® COIL PLATE STEEL DATASHEET
HW350 TRU-SPEC® COIL PLATE STEEL DATASHEET
HA350 TRU-SPEC® COIL PLATE STEEL DATASHEET
COMPLIANCE SPECIFICATION
TECHNICAL BULLETIN TB 26 – WEATHERING RESISTANT STEELS