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.

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Welded vs. Seamless Tube

It is not uncommon to think that all metal tubing is made the same way, and at first glance, differences among tubes might not be noticeable.

What Is Superfinishing?

Metals from the mill often have a finish that is not is not particularly smooth or aesthetically pleasing.

What Is Cold Welding?

While welding is often associated hot orange sparks and molten metal, there are several welding processes that do not fit this visual.

What Is Friction Welding?

What Is Friction Welding? Friction welding is a solid-state welding process that is used on metals and other materials.

How to Polish Metal

Metals are often selected for their aesthetic appeal as much as their mechanical properties.

Difference Between Stainless Steel and Galvanised Steel

Plain carbon steel will still rust quite easily in most environments if not protected.

What Is Metal Galling?

Friction can be one of the most frustrating factors to control for in metalworking.