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Knowing the melting points of different metals is important for fabricators and welders. Metals melt gradually, as the metal absorbs...
Expanded metal is a sheet of metal fabricated with a regular pattern of diamond-shaped openings. These openings reduce the weight and cost of the sheet...
An alloy steel is a type of steel alloyed with more than one element (alloying elements) and these are added to increase strength, hardness, wear resistance and toughness.
As you get into stick welding, discover which ones to use and find the answers your questions - What's the difference between a 7018 and a 6013 electrode?
Perforated metal, also known as plate, or screen, is a thin sheet of metal that has been punched with...
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.
When completing a project with corrugated sheet, should you go with a galvanized or Galvalume metal roof?
Find out what types of finishes are available for stainless steel products. Discussion includes ASTM and DIN mill equivalents as well as common ss grades.
With exceptional strength and mechanical properties, steel offers you a versatile material option for construction and building projects.
Although there are several different definitions of strength, including hardness, yield strength, and compressive strength, this article focuses mainly on tensile strength, which is the...
Learn about galvanized steel and the galvanization process. As a rust-resistant material, galvanized steel offers corrosion resistance for outdoor projects.
Thermal conductivity is the term that describes how quickly a material absorbs heat from areas of high temperature and moves it toward areas of lower...
Aluminum is one of the most versatile metals in existence. It provides a great strength-to-weight, enhanced aesthetics, and an exceptional cost value for nearly any project.
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