Quality 100% steel frame horse shelters
When you choose Rolling Hill Shelters, you get a safe, comfortable place for your horses to relax or feed. A Rolling Hill 100% steel horse shelter, no matter how simple or complex, offers the ultimate in safety, beauty, and comfort.
At Rolling Hill, we offer a variety of practical, timesaving features that help enhance the health and safety of your equine. Our experience in the equine industry provides peace-of-mind that your structure will be durable and fabricated with the upmost quality you expect from our welders.
We’re here to coordinate with you, from concept to completion, to develop a plan that meets your individual needs and those of your horses. Mobile or Permanent pasture steel shelters designed and constructed by a fabricators who understand horse shelters like Rolling Hill are quick to build, virtually maintenance free, and able to withstand all sorts of out door elements. That’s because we use the industry’s toughest steel, highest-quality steel sheeting available. And we guarantee it with the industry’s strongest, non-prorated, pass-through 40 year warranty.
USA New Certified Carbon Steel
Why is USA certified steel ideal material for steel buildings?
Can flex without fracturing
Has long life span even in the harshest of conditions
Steel is a most versatile and effective material for building construction
Durable and strong with ease of maintenance
Has capability of lasting 40 years plus
The actual length of service depends upon the amount of stress to which the building is subjected Used on the smallest to largest of buildings.
Rolling Hill Fabrication purchases the same New Certified Carbone steel for all of our shelters
What are the 4 types of carbon steel?
Carbon steel is broken down into four classes based on carbon content:
Low-carbon steel. 0.05 to 0.15% carbon (plain carbon steel) content.
Medium-carbon steel. Approximately 0.3–0.5% carbon content. ...
High-carbon steel. Approximately 0.6 to 1.0% carbon content. ...
Ultra-high-carbon steel. Approximately 1.25–2.0% carbon content.
Low vs Medium vs High-Carbon Steel
Steel is often categorized according to its carbon content. All steel contains at least some amount of carbon. After all, steel is defined as an alloy of iron and carbon. Without the presence of carbon, it would simply be iron. By adding carbon to it, the metal becomes stronger and harder. This is why many manufacturing and construction companies prefer steel over conventional iron.
Not all steel has the same ratio of carbon to iron, however. Some steel has a higher ratio of carbon to iron than others. Specifically, there are three types of steel, including low-carbon, medium-carbon and high-carbon steel. So, what’s the difference between these types of steel exactly?
What Is Low-Carbon Steel?
Low-carbon steel is characterized by a low ratio of carbon to iron. By definition, low-carbon consists of less than 0.30% of carbon. Also known as mild steel, it costs less to produce than both medium-carbon and high-carbon steel. In addition to its low cost, low-carbon steel is more pliable, which may improve its effectiveness for certain applications while lowering its effectiveness for other applications.
What Is Medium-Carbon Steel?
Medium-carbon steel has a higher ratio of carbon to iron than low-carbon steel but still less than that of high-carbon steel. While low-carbon steel consists of less than 0.30% carbon, medium-carbon steel contains anywhere from 0.30% to 0.60% carbon. Many automotive parts are made of medium-carbon steel. It’s stronger and more durable than low-carbon steel but still offers at least some ductility.
What Is High-Carbon Steel?
High-carbon steel, of course, has the highest ratio of carbon to iron. It consists of more than 0.60% carbon, thereby changing its physical properties. Also known as carbon tool steel, it has around 0.61% to 1.5% carbon. With such a high carbon content, high-carbon steel is stronger and harder but less ductile than low-carbon and medium-carbon steel.
It’s important to note that all types of steel, including low-carbon, medium carbon and high-carbon, contain more than just iron and carbon. While steel is characterized by these two main elements. it typically contains trace amounts of other elements. For example, it’s not uncommon for steel to contain trace amounts of chromium or nickel.
To recap, steel is often categorized according to its carbon content. Low-carbon steel consists of less than 0.30% carbon. Medium-carbon steel consists of 0.30% to 0.60% carbon. And high-carbon steel contains more than 0.60% carbon. As the carbon content of steel increases, it becomes stronger and harder. At the same time, it also becomes less ductile.