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.

How To Cut Metal

While metal is generally hard and tough, it is still able to be cut by several different processes.

Metal Supermarkets Now Open In Orlando, FL

Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals, opened its 89th store on February 12th, 2018 in Orlando, Florida.

How Much Metal Is At Sunday’s Big Game?

About Metal Supermarkets Metal Supermarkets is the world’s largest small-quantity metal supplier with over 80 brick-and-mortar stores across the US, Canada, and United Kingdom.

Sheet Metal Gauge Chart

When working with sheet metal, it is common for the term “gauge” to be used.

Video Blog: The Differences Between Expanded Metal, Perforated Sheet and Wire Mesh

Learn about some of the differences between these similar metal shapes: Expanded Metal, Perforated Sheet and Wire Mesh.

The Aluminum Numbering System

Aluminum is normally alloyed with several different elements in order to improve the mechanical or chemical properties.

What Is HSLA Steel?

HSLA stands for high-strength low-alloy steel.

5 (More) Common Alloying Elements

There are many alloying elements added to steel to achieve various enhanced properties.