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.

Visit us at Fabtech!

Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, will be an exhibitor at FABTECH CANADA 2018 in Toronto, Ontario from June 12-14, 2018.

Metals That Don’t Rust

Rust compromises the mechanical characteristics of metal, alters the chemical properties, and is (usually) not considered aesthetically pleasing.

Measuring Metal Strength (Tensile & Impact Strength)

When selecting a metal for a specific project, one of the most important considerations – especially when it comes to structural applications – is tensile strength and impact strength.

Metal Supermarkets Now Open in Edison, New Jersey

Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals, opened its 89th store on May 21st, 2018 in Edison, New Jersey.

Metal Supermarkets Now Open In Fort Lauderdale, FL

Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals, opened its 88th store on April 30th, 2018 in Oakland Park, Florida.

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.

Metal Supermarkets’ President & CEO Elected A Director Of The CFA

Metal Supermarkets Franchising Family of Companies is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Stephen Schober, has been elected a Director of the Canadian Franchise Association.

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.