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.

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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To help serve you better, our Metal Supermarkets stores are now open at 7:00 am.

Video Blog: The ABCs of Structural Steel – Part 3: Channels

Here is the final part of our video blog series looking at the ABCs of structural steel, which includes Angles, Beams and Channels.

Metals for Making Knives

A well-made knife is expected to function consistently without failing.

Welding Carbon Steel

Carbon steel is a large category of steel that encompasses many varying chemical compositions.

Video Blog: The ABCs of Structural Steel – Part 2: Beam

Check out part 2 of our video blog series looking at the ABCs of structural steel, which includes Angles, Beams and Channels.