Metal Blog

Get the low-down on all things metal. From choosing the right metal grade to the differences between metal types, our blog has you covered.

What Is Weathering Steel?

Weathering steel is a family of low carbon steels that have additional alloying elements mixed in with the carbon and iron atoms.

Welding Galvanised Steel

Welding galvanised steel has gotten a bad reputation over the years (rightfully so) as the fumes produced during welding can be incredibly dangerous to the welder’s health.

What Is Anodizing?

Aluminium has an oxide layer that is resistant to corrosion and wear.

Video Blog: How To Prevent Rust

Need help protecting your metal projects from rust? Check out this video blog for some quick tips and tricks to help you prevent rust.

5 Common Alloying Elements

Alloying elements are used to alter the mechanical and chemical properties of steel to give them advantages over standard carbon steel.

Difference Between Tube and Hollow Bar

Metal tube and hollow bar are used in a wide variety of structural applications.

Welding Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is one of the most popular materials when corrosion resistance is important.

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