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.

Perforated Sheet Patterns

Perforated Sheet Patterns Perforated sheet is a special form of sheet that has a pattern of shapes removed from it.

Metal Supermarkets Opens Newest Store in Tampa, FL

Mississauga, Ontario – (April 1, 2019) – Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, opened its 92nd store at 4414 N.

What Aluminum Alloys Can Be Anodized?

While most grades of aluminum have adequate appearance and corrosion resistance in many instances, it is sometimes required to increase these properties further.

Metal Supermarkets Now Open in South Atlanta, GA

Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals, opened its 91st store on March 4, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.

What Type of Welding Is Used for Aluminum?

Welding aluminum requires different welding techniques, different shielding gases, different specifications, and different pre-weld and post-weld processing than welding steel.

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.