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.

What is Damascus Steel?

Damascus steel is a combination of two or more steels that are layered and forged together several times.

What Is Sheet Metal Used For?

Sheet metal is used for both structural and aesthetic purposes, and nearly every skilled tradesperson has worked with various types of sheet metals in some way.

Northeast Houston Welcomes Metal Supermarkets, The World’s Leading Small Quantity Metal Provider

Retail-based Metal Supplier Brings Speed, Variety and Convenience to Northeast Houston Houston – Infusing innovation into a legacy industry, Metal Supermarkets arrives in northeast Houston as a disruptive force.

Metal Supermarkets Opens Newest Store in Lewisville, Texas

Retail-based Metal Supplier Brings Speed, Variety and Convenience to Lewisville LEWISVILLE, Texas – Infusing innovation into a legacy industry, Metal Supermarkets arrives in Lewisville as a disruptive force.

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 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.

Metal Supermarkets Opens Newest Store in Pico Rivera, California

Will Be Third Store in California for Premier North American Metal Supply Franchise Pico Rivera, CA – (October 19, 2020) — Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, will open its newest store at 9242 Bermudez Street in Pico Rivera, a suburb of the greater Los Angeles area, on Monday, October 19.