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Learn what factors into market metal prices. Fluctuations with global supply and demand often dictate the prices for base and ferrous metals. Find out more.
Posted in: Metal
Learn about Corten steel’s rusting capabilities and understand the advantages of using it for your next architectural project. See which applications benefit from Corten steel.
Posted in: Steel, sheet metal
Learn how to select the right steel angle for your project. Steel angle iron is available in a variety of steel alloys, ideal for construction applications.
Posted in: Steel
Learn the benefits of corrugated metal for roofing, cladding, and architectural design. Corrugated metal offers longevity and aesthetics for roofing projects.
Posted in: Steel, construction
Learn about different aluminum and steel grades. Both are valuable for a variety of construction purposes. Find out which is best suited for your project today.
Discover uses and applications for aluminum bar. Learn about commonly used aluminum grades and how your next project can benefit from aluminum bar.
Posted in: aluminum, construction
Learn how piano hinges can help support your application and withstand extensive wear and tear. Provide stability for heavy-duty applications.
Posted in: Metal, hinges
Learn what grade steel is best for construction as well as commonly used steel types for construction projects and structural purposes.
Learn about the differences between steel sheet and steel plate. Understand how different sheet metal gauges can affect your project and find out what metal materials can be used for sheet and plate.
Posted in: Steel, sheet metal
Learn about hot rolled steel, common hot rolled steel grades, and the applications that benefit from using hot rolled steel products. Common hot rolled steel grades include ASTM A3, 1018, 1011, ASTM A513, ASTM A786, and 1020/1025.
Posted in: Steel, hot rolled steel
Discussion of the properties and differences of 5052 aluminum and 6061 aluminum. Determine which aluminum grade is best for your application requirements. Learn more today.
Posted in: aluminum
Let's chat about aluminum’s light-weight and conductive properties along with its versatile applications of it's alloys. Learn which alloys are corrosion-resistant and the best applications.
Posted in: Galvanization, aluminum
What is the importance of design considerations for applications susceptible to metal fatigue? Let’s talk about the causes, forms, and how to determine metal fatigue strength.
Posted in: aerospace, metal facts