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 Creep?

Creep is a topic in metallurgy that can be quite confusing; while not common knowledge to many people, the subject of creep is one that those in charge of selecting metals must be aware of.

What is a Non-Ferrous Metal?

In a recent post we explained what materials are considered ferrous metals; we provided some examples of ferrous metals, along with their common properties and applications.

Welding Processes for Stainless Steel

Warped metal, charcoal-colored welds, and frustration; these are some of the things that can happen when welding stainless steel.

What Is Powder Coating?

Coating a metal is a popular method to improve corrosion resistance.

Metal My Way Begins July 1

Metal Supermarkets to Sponsor Contest Featuring Creative Metal Projects Mississauga, ON, Canada (July 1, 2019) – Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, today announced the start of the sixth “Metal My Way” contest which showcases creative and innovative metal projects built across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

What are the Differences Between Hole Punching, Notching and Drilling?

When plate and sheet is formed at the mill, it is usually just beginning its fabrication journey.

What is a Ferrous Metal?

There are many different categories into which metals can be placed.

Perforated Sheet Patterns

Perforated Sheet Patterns Perforated sheet is a special form of sheet that has a pattern of shapes removed from it.