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.

7 Things To Consider When Choosing A Tool Steel Grade

Tool steels feature increased amount of carbon and other alloying elements which give them enhanced physical properties, making them the ideal choice for a variety of applications.

The Best Metals For Welding

Welding is a complicated process that combines the science of electricity (aside from oxyfuel welding), heat, metallurgy, different states of matter, and oxidation.

Red Metal Grade Guide

Trying to determine what red metal you should use for your next project? Our Red Metal Grade Guide breaks down some of the most common red metal grades.

2018 Easter Holiday Hours

This Easter we are pleased to provide service at our Govan location on Friday, March 30th! 2018 Easter Holiday Hours: 30 March (Good Friday) – England Stores Closed.

Metal Supermarkets West Bromwich Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Accreditation

Metal Supermarkets West Bromwich has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 accreditation by the IQS UK Standards Audits Division for continued exceptional performance in the areas of Quality Management Systems.

The Difference Between 304 and 316 Stainless Steel

When selecting a stainless steel that must endure corrosive environments, austenitic stainless steels are typically used.

Video Blog: What Metal Is The Strongest?

Wondering what metal is the strongest? We take a look at some contenders in this video blog.

What Is Galvanneal?

Sacrificial coatings are an excellent way to protect an underlying base material from the effects of corrosion.