Category: Metal Man Knows

What Is Metal Galling?

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

The Melting Points of Metals

Metals are known for their ability to withstand extreme conditions.

What is Decarburisation?

Carbon content variations have a pronounced effect on steel; apart from the obvious chemical changes that occur as carbon content changes, there are also important changes to the mechanical properties of a steel as well.

What is a Press Brake?

One of the benefits of many types of metals is the fact they are relatively ductile; ductility ensures that metals bend before they break.

What is CNC Machining?

Machining is an important part of many manufacturing operations; when performed manually, it takes a high degree of skill and a lot of time.

Metal Dimension Tolerances Explained

Metal Dimension Tolerances When ordering a metal, the customer typically asks for a specific shape and size.

What is Metal Aging?

Metal aging is one of the most common ways to alter the properties of a metal alloy.

What is Metal Fatigue?

Metal fatigue is one of the subtlest types of metal failures, and one of the most dangerous.