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Curved Steel Canopies Create Gathering Place at Civic Square in Goodyear, Arizona
Curved Steel Canopies Create Gathering Place at Civic Square in Goodyear, Arizona

Civic Square, in Goodyear, Arizona, will serve as a highly-desirable community gathering spot for festivals, concerts, parades and other community events. Albina bent various materials for the canopies at the center of Civic Square. Albina bent the following materials for the project:

TS 16" X 8" X .375" WALL A500 GR B
16 pcs all bent the easy way to a 36 ft – 44 ft radii.

TS 14" X 6" X .375" WALL A500 GR B
12 pcs all bent the easy way to a 40 ft – 43 ft radii.

TS 10" X 4" X .250" WALL A500 GR B
5 pcs all bent the easy way to a 27 ft – 30 ft radii.

TS 6" X 3" X .375" WALL A500 GR B
4 pcs all bent the easy way to a 36 ft – 44 ft radii.

1½" SCH40 A500 GR B
21 pcs all bent to a 28 ft – 44 ft radii.

Civic Square Curved Steel Canopy Raw Material located in Goodyear, Arizona

Civic Square Curved Steel Canopies in Goodyear, Arizona

Polished Stainless Steel Sculpture "Flourish" Creates Gateway Into the City of Lake Oswego
Polished Stainless Steel Sculpture "Flourish" Creates Gateway Into the City of Lake Oswego

Albina is part of yet another "What's Cool In Steel" project! "Flourish", a gateway sculpture located in Lake Oswego, Oregon is featured in the December 2021 Issue of Modern Steel. Albina bent 6 lengths of 2½" SCH40 T304 S/S POLISHED- to a 32’-0” radius for “Flourish." The sculpture was installed as a welcoming gateway to the city and in addition, it addresses pedestrian and vehicular traffic along sightlines to the north and south on HWY 43.

"Flourish" Gateway Sculpture by Ed Carpenter

"Flourish" Gateway Sculpture by Ed Carpenter

For more information visit @ed_carpenter_artist or www.edcarpenter.net. Photo Credits: Mario Gallucci and Ed Carpenter.

New Residential Construction Features Magnificent Spiral Staircase
New Residential Construction Features Magnificent Spiral Staircase

We recently used our state of the art induction spiral bending process to help create a gorgeous residential staircase for a custom home by Tate Builders. Materials included TS 12" X 8" X .500" WALL A500 GR B Induction spiral bent to AESS standards to a 3’ – 6” plan view radius. 256” minimum bent and 1½" OD X .120" WALL T316 S/S Spiral bent grab rails- Bent and polished to a 180 grit finish.

Residential Spiral Staircase by Tate Builders

Residential Spiral Staircase by Tate Builders

To learn more about the "Minawetu" property visit the Tate Builders website or check them out on instagram @tate.builders.mv

Spectacular Pipe Stringer on Display in the Lobby of the Volvo Cab Assembly Building
Spectacular Pipe Stringer on Display in the Lobby of the Volvo Cab Assembly Building

Albina recently spiral rolled 4 pieces of 14"OD X .500" WALL A53 GR B WHEELED to a 9'-4" plan view radius for both the spiral and landing support sections of the lobby spiral staircase in the Volvo Cab Assembly Building. Our Induction Heat Source and Increment Bending Method Produces Extremely Tight Spiral Bends to Industry Leading Quality AESS Standards. Check out our photo gallery of projects.

Steel Pipe Stringer Volvo Cab Assembly Building

Final Installation of the Spiral Staircase at the Arizona Biltmore Paradise Pool Slides
Final Installation of the Spiral Staircase at the Arizona Biltmore Paradise Pool Slides

The Arizona Biltmore (A Waldorf Astoria Resort) recently opened their new Paradise Slides and equally as impressive as the slides themselves is the spiral staircase used to acend to the top of the slides. Materials Albina bent for this project included tube steel, various sizes and widths of pipe and round tube as well as several pieces of angel and channel. Next Level Steel was the fabricator on the project.

Arizona Biltmore Paradise Pool Slides with Steel Spiral Staircase

A full list of bent materials includes:

TS 12" X 3" X .375" WALL A500 GR B

22 pcs spiral bent the easy way.  11 pcs bent to a 7’-4” outside plan view radius and 11 pcs bent to a 11’-0” Inside plan view radius.  All to AESS standards.

35 pcs bent the easy way (flat).  17 pcs bent to a 7’-1” inside radius and 18 pcs bent to a 11’-0” Inside radius.  All to AESS standards.

3" OD X .250" WALL A500 GR. B

112 pcs spiral bent to various radii and configurations all to AESS standards.

2½" OD X .188" WALL A500 GR B

6 pcs spiral bent to various radii and configurations all to AESS standards.

60 pcs bent (flat) to 3’-11” up to 5’-1” radii.

1¼" SCH40 A500B UNCOATED

25 pcs spiral bent to various radii (7’-5” up to 10’-10”) and configurations all to AESS standards.

12 pcs bent (flat) to 7’-5” up to 10’-10” radii.

1½" SCH40 A500B UNCOATED

106 pcs spiral bent to various radii (7’-2” up to 11’-1”) and configurations all to AESS standards.

73 pcs bent (flat) to 7’-2” up to 11’-1” radii.

C4 X 5.4# A36

51 pcs bent (flat) the hard way to various radii and configurations

2" X 2" X ¼" ANGLE A36

260 pcs rolled – some leg-in and some leg-out.  To various radii and configurations.

3" X 3" X 3/8" ANGLE A36

1 pc rolled leg-out to a 7’-7” radius

1 pc rolled leg-in to a 11’-0” radius

3" X 3" X ½" ANGLE A36

47 pcs rolled – some leg-in and some leg-out.  To various radii and configurations.

4" X 3" X ½" ANGLE A36

1 pc rolled leg-in to a 11’-0” radius

Full View of the Arizona Biltmore Paradise Pool Slides with Steel Spiral Staircase

Curved Steel Roof Structure Takes Center Stage at the R.E. Holding Sun Valley Music Pavilion
Curved Steel Roof Structure Takes Center Stage at the R.E. Holding Sun Valley Music Pavilion

Driving through Sun Valley this summer, we recalled a pipe bending job we did years ago at the R.E. Holding Sun Valley Pavilion. We grabbed some sandwiches at headed there for a picnic lunch and photo op! Always fun to see our work on display. For this very high profile project we rolled 220,000# of pipe ranging from 10" Sch80 to 10" XXH. Can't wait to take in a concert there after hitting the slopes someday!

Rolled Pipe Roof at the RE Holding Sun Valley Music Pavilion

Curved Steel Roof Structure at the RE Holding Sun Valley Music Pavilion

Curved Steel Roof Structure at Sun Valley Music Pavilion

Custom Spiral Staircase for Seattle Area Tech Company
Custom Spiral Staircase for Seattle Area Tech Company

We recently spiraled nearly 100 pieces of plate which formed the spiral staircase stringers of a multi-level spiral staircase for a major tech company in Seattle, WA. We also rolled 37 pieces of stainless steel tubing for the handrail. Materials rolled included:

1" THICK A572 GR 50 PLATE IMPORT MATERIAL
Phase 1: Spiral roll the easy way a total of 80 pcs.

1" THICK A572 GR 50 PLATE - 2" THICK A572 GR 50 PLATE
Phase 2: Bevel, Roll and Trim a total of 20+ pcs

1½" SCH40 T304 S/S #4 FINISH
Phase 3: Spiral roll 37 pcs of handrail.

We currently have three plate rolls in our facility ranging from small to large capacity. We just received a new CNC plate roll and have purchased another medium capacity plate roll to arrive in November. Contact us for all of your plate rolling needs!

Spiral Rolled Plate Staircase Stringers

Spiral Rolled Plate Staircase Stringers Aerial View

Rolled Stainless Steel Handrails

Hayward Field Makes World Debut at the US Track & Field Olympic Trials!
Hayward Field Makes World Debut at the US Track & Field Olympic Trials!

“The Front Runner in Steel Bending. We Tower Above the Rest." We were thrilled to be an integral part of reconstructing Hayward Field at the University of Oregon and got to witness it in person these past two weeks thanks to our niece @ambertanner24 who competed in the NCAA Track & Field Championships in early June and this week in the US Olympic Trials!

Hayward Field is the world-class home to @OregonTF, but this week it takes center stage at the US Track & Field Olympic Trials. Albina created the curved steel diaphragm used to support the roof structure and provided various bent materials to help construct the landmark tower at the northeast corner of the facility. Designers wanted to create a structure that was open and airy, allowing spectators to enjoy great views and natural daylight, in an intimate environment.

Hayward Field University of Oregon Curved Steel Tower

In addition to the iconic roof, the tower at Hayward (187 feet tall) creates a community landmark honoring the first 100 years of track and field at Oregon. We rolled 400 lengths, varying from 20’-0” to 60’-0” long, of Tube Steel 8" X 4" X .500" WALL A500 GR B, 8-5/8" OD X .625" WALL A500C WHEELED, 8-5/8" OD X .375" WALL A500C WHEELED, 8-5/8" OD X .250" WALL A500C WHEELED, and Flat Bar 3/8" X 4½" A36. That is 330,000# lot weight (165 tons) of rolled steel, 10 inbound trucks and 16 outbound trucks! Photo Credit: @brooke_smith_photography

Hayward Field University of Oregon Curved Steel Tower

Hayward Field Tower University of Oregon

The Front Runner In Steel Bending, We Tower Above the Rest
The Front Runner In Steel Bending, We Tower Above the Rest

We were thrilled to be an integral part of reconstructing Hayward Field at the University of Oregon and got to witness it in person these past two weeks thanks to our niece @ambertanner24 who competed in the NCAA Track & Field Championships in early June and this week in the US Olympic Trials!

Hayward Field is the world-class home to @OregonTF. Albina created the curved steel diaphragm used to support the roof structure and provided various bent materials to help construct the landmark tower at the northeast corner of the facility. Designers wanted to create a structure that was open and airy, allowing spectators to enjoy great views and natural daylight, in an intimate environment.

Hayward Field University of Oregon Aerial View

Hayward Field University of Oregon Curved Steel Roof

In addition to the iconic roof, the tower at Hayward (187 feet tall) creates a community landmark honoring the first 100 years of track and field at Oregon. We rolled 400 lengths, varying from 20’-0” to 60’-0” long, of Tube Steel 8" X 4" X .500" WALL A500 GR B, 8-5/8" OD X .625" WALL A500C WHEELED, 8-5/8" OD X .375" WALL A500C WHEELED, 8-5/8" OD X .250" WALL A500C WHEELED, and Flat Bar 3/8" X 4½" A36. That is 330,000# lot weight (165 tons) of rolled steel, 10 inbound trucks and 16 outbound trucks! Photo Credit: @brooke_smith_photography

Hayward Field University of Oregon Curved Steel Roof

Hayward Field University of Oregon Curved Steel Roof

Eye Catching Steel Artwork by Creative Machines
Eye Catching Steel Artwork by Creative Machines

Abina reently partnered with @CreativeMachines to create some amazing curved steel artwork that will be installed very soon. The first piece we provided bent material for is titled "ACB Globe." Albina bent 12 lengths of 2½" SCH80 T304 S/S to a 6’-11” radius – 7’-4” radius.

The second piece we provided bending for is titled "Orbits Interweave" at NASA's Goddard Space Center. Albina bent 1 length of 3" SCH160 2507 SUPER DUPLEX S/S SMLS to a 19’-2” radius, 1 length 1½" SCH80 2507 SUPER DUPLEX S/S SMLS to a 13’-9” radius, and 3 pieces of 6" SCH40 A53B ERW to a 10’-2½” radius.

MGV by Creative Machines Installed at Goodard Space Center

Albina loves to partner with local and national artists on fun and exciting projects like these! We help make curved steel art possible for corporate campuses, government buildings, museums, courtyards, entry-ways, university buildings and common areas, parks and much more.