Steel vs Aluminum Horse Stalls

Steel stalls always rust. Paint, galvanize coating, galvalume and powder coating can’t stop rust. They only slow it down. Horses chew; equipment scratches bars & rails and rusting starts. Once rusting starts, it’s only a matter of time before an investment in steel is destroyed. ARC stalls have aluminum grills that never rust.

ARC stall bars are better in many ways: As you see in the photos,

• They are much heavier which makes them much stronger.
ARC bars use a harder alloy which further enhances strength.
• They are spaced closer together to be safer for your horses.

Competitive stalls come only with the thin wall bar shown. ARC offers 2 choices — our standard heavy duty or optional Beam-Brace bar internally strengthened with engineered beams.

Once you have made the decision to buy aluminum, how do ARC aluminum stalls compare? Check competitive products (see photo above) with a bar wall thickness of only .050. ARC Heavy-Duty stall bars are .073. That’s 44% heavier, and our high-strength, high-temper alloy adds an additional 25% to the strength: all of this at no extra cost to you!

You may also choose the optional Beam-Brace bar. The .150 internal beams are the ideal way to get massive additional strength at a very modest additional charge.