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.

The Difference Between Flame Cutting, Plasma Cutting and Waterjet Cutting

When you need metal cut-to-size, there are a variety of cutting processes to choose from.

What Is Normalizing?

It is important that the material used for any project possesses the correct mechanical properties for the specific application.

What is Galvalume?

Protecting steel from oxidation is a must for many projects.

Metal Supermarkets Now Open in Sarasota, FL

Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals, opened its 90th store on December 3, 2018 in Sarasota, Florida.

What is Diamond Plate?

Diamond plate is a metal plate product that has a raised diamond-like pattern on the surface.

Is Stainless Steel Magnetic?

If you ask someone “is stainless steel magnetic?” you will likely get a variety of responses.

What Is An Alloy?

An alloy is a combination of a metal with at least one other metal or nonmetal.

What is Tempering?

Tempering is a heat treatment process that alters the mechanical properties (typically ductility and hardness) and relieves internal stresses of a steel.