Metal

What is material traceability and why is it so important? In the metal manufacturing business, quality assurance processes can become a liability. Learn more!
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For DIYers who are dreaming of making a cast iron or stainless steel grill grate project—find choice of material that best suites your project needs here!
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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: Pro Tips, Metal
Automation and the Metal Industry Industry 4.0 is the latest buzzword in steel industry news. This term reflects what historians see as...
Posted in: Inspiration, Metal
The history of metal is a long and fascinating one. Before the metal ages, the Stone Age reigned for perhaps millions of years. During that...
Metals are some of the most important materials on Earth. Check out these fun facts about metal.

  1. The periodic table consists of 118 known elements,...
The best metals for welding depend on the project design and budget, the skill and experience of the welder, and the welding process to be...
Stainless Steel is considered as one of the best metals, and provides various benefits including its ease of fabrication, strength, and anti-bacterial properties. We encounter...
Weldability is everything. Metals with a high weldability are easier to weld and retain a higher weld quality than other metals, so it’s important to...
Posted in: Metalpedia, Alloys, Metal
Discovered by ancient civilizations around 500 BC, magnets have become an essential component in modern technology. Demand for magnets continues to grow as smartphones and...
Posted in: Metalpedia, Metal, Magnetic
It’s understandable that most people want to prevent their cars and power tools from rusting, but some steel objects actually gain character from having a...
Posted in: Pro Tips, Metalpedia, Rust
Rust on any object — whether it’s a car, power tool, or a bridge — is an unattractive and often dangerous phenomenon that should be...
Posted in: Pro Tips, Metalpedia, Rust