What Is Corten Steel?

Corten Steel (sometimes known as weathered steel) is a group of steel alloys that are often used in outdoor construction. Corten Steel was designed to eliminate the need for painting and if left outside, exposed to the elements, they will develop a rusted appearance in just a few months.

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Is it true that Corten Steel is owned by U.S. Steel?

Is Corten Steel still around? Can you actually buy Corten Steel?

What is A606-4, A588, A847? What can I purchase and what can I use this material for?

I understand they use Corten for sculptures and structures, a very natural outdoor selection. Are there any disadvantages to Corten or Weathered Steel?