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Metals melt at various temperatures. When choosing a metal for your project, it is important to choose a metal that maintains your temperature requirements.
We usually think of rust as the orange-brown flakes that form on an exposed steel surface when iron molecules in the metal react with oxygen...
Aluminum sheet and aluminum plate are both widely used and respected due to the metal’s light-weight strength, along with high corrosion resistance. But what...
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.
Discover the specific requirements, methods, equipment and techniques for welding copper metals, while preserving their material characteristics.
There are more ways to connect metal than through welding. Learn the process of tapping to master a safer, quicker version of reinforcing metal.
Posted in: Steel, Brass, copper
Wondering how to solder brass or copper tubing? We'll tell you what tools to use, how to apply those tools, and more techniques here.
Only certain marine metals and metal combinations can withstand the conditions of the sea. Use our guide to figure out which ones are the best and why.
Posted in: Steel, Carbon Steel, Brass
Metalsmithing tools and techniques include heating metal, soldering pieces together, and decorating it with patterns and textures. Learn more here.
‘Tis the season for giving great gifts. And what could be more appreciated than a piece of custom DIY jewelry! Don’t worry if you don’t yet know how to make jewelry. This short guide to copper jewelry making should give you the confidence to get started.
Melting Point of Metals
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...
When planning your next plumbing project, you need to evaluate the various types of pipe for the job. Although stainless steel and brass tubing could...
Posted in: Brass, Galvanized, copper