Bent Steel I-beam

Steel Strength and Stiffness Are Not the Same Thing

Strength and stiffness, a lot of people think that the two words are interchangeable but they are not. Strength is a measure of how much stress that can be given to a substance before it breaks or is permanently warped. Stiffness is a measure of how much you can bend a material with it still retuning to its original shape. Read more here.