Category: Metal Man Knows

Which Metals Conduct Electricity? (Video Update)

What is Electrical Conductivity? Electrical conductivity is the measured amount of current generation created on a metal target’s surface.

How Heating Metal Affects Its Properties

The electrical, magnetic and structural properties of metals can be changed through heat.

Difference Between Perforated Metal, Expanded Metal and Wire Mesh

If you are looking for a product that will allow ventilation, drainage, or perhaps add a decorative touch, your three main choices are Expanded Sheet Metal, Perforated Sheet Metal, or Welded/Woven Wire Mesh.

Stainless Steel | The Four Types Steel (Part 3)

This article is the third in a four-part series on the different types of steel.

Alloy Steel | The Four Types of Steel (Part 2)

This article is the second in a four-part series on the different types of steel.

Tool Steel | The Four Types of Steel (Part 4)

This article is the fourth in a four-part series on the different types of steel.

C-A-S-T: The Four Types of Steel

Quite often our customers will ask us about the different types of steel we sell, and what to look for when picking steel grades, shapes and sizes.

Why Is Galvanizing Important?

What Is Galvanization? Galvanization is the process of applying a protective zinc coating to steel or iron in order to prevent premature rust and corrosion.