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DIS-TRAN Steel Blog

Industry information, application knowledge, and fun facts about steel transmission and substation structures.

What Affects Lead Time for Substation and Transmission Steel Structures?

In the utility world, "lead time" is the magical word. It’s one of the main aspects that can...

How Do I Become a Certified Welder?

There’s a lot of pride and hard work that goes in to being a welder that not many get to truly...

5 Clues About Low Voltage Substation Structures

I’m not too sure how many Nickelodeon-or should I say past Nickelodeon viewers, are reading...

How Leading versus Lagging Indicators Will Change Your Thinking

Growing up as a kid, I’m sure you heard one too many times, “Get down from there! You’re going...

How to Apply Theory of Constraint in Manufacturing

You’re only as fast as your slowest process…or Herbie.

10 Ways Knowing About Structural Steel Pricing Will Save You Money

Every structural steel fabricator is different when it comes down to pricing substation and...

Why Galvanized Structural Steel Craves Proper Venting and Draining

Something that might be viewed as a small, insignificant venting hole on a 10,000 pound...