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.

Metal Supermarkets Assists In Construction of Therapy Centres for Children’s Hospitals

When you get the opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of children who are terminally ill, you make sure to put your heart and soul into helping.

What are the Differences Between 6082 and 7075 Aluminium?

When it comes to structural metal fabrication, perhaps only one metal gets anywhere near the attention given to steel, and that is aluminium.

What is Quenching?

Heat treatment is a popular way to alter the mechanical properties of certain metals.

Pipe Schedule Chart

When working with pipe, it is common to describe them by their “schedule”.

What Aluminium Alloys Can Be Anodised?

While most grades of aluminium have adequate appearance and corrosion resistance in many instances, it is sometimes required to increase these properties further.

What Type of Welding Is Used for Aluminium?

Welding aluminium requires different welding techniques, different shielding gases, different specifications, and different pre-weld and post-weld processing than welding steel.

The Difference Between Flame Cutting, Plasma Cutting and Waterjet Cutting

When you need metal cut-to-size, there are a variety of cutting processes to choose from.

What Is Normalising?

It is important that the material used for any project possesses the correct mechanical properties for the specific application.