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.

Welding Stainless Steel

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

Now Open Early

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.

Metal Supermarkets Helps Fabricator Build His Own Metal Robots

Created by Wheat Ridge, Colorado area sculptor/fabricator Chris Mora, the intricate and poseable metal robots are constructed using bright steel pieces, and can be anywhere from 4’ to 8’ tall! With remarkably detailed designs, building one of the sculptures can take Chris anywhere from 80 to 350 hours.

Easter Holiday Hours

This Easter we are pleased to provide service at our Govan location on Friday, April 14! All stores opening hours: 14 April (Good Friday) – England Stores Closed.