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.

Video Blog: The ABCs of Structural Steel – Part 2: Beam

Check out part 2 of our video blog series looking at the ABCs of structural steel, which includes Angles, Beams and Channels.

Metal Supermarkets Helps Fabricator Build His Own Metal Robots

Created by Wheat Ridge area sculptor/fabricator Chris Mora, the intricate and poseable metal robots are constructed using cold rolled steel pieces, and can be anywhere from 4’ to 8’ tall! With remarkably detailed designs, building one of the sculptures can take Chris anywhere from 80 to 350 hours.

Marine Grade Metals

When a metal is exposed to underwater or wet environments, marine grade metals may be necessary to prevent the material from failing under the conditions.

Metal Supermarkets Now Open in Kelowna, BC

Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals, opened its 86th store on March 27, 2017 in Kelowna, British Columbia.

Video Blog: The ABCs of Structural Steel – Part 1: Angle

Do you know your ABCs when it comes to structural steel? Of course, we're referring to Angles, Beams and Channels.

Metal Grating Guide: Bar Grating and Safety Grating

Metal grating is a term used to classify a wide variety of fabricated metal products.

Metal Supermarkets Now Open in Halifax, NS

Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals, opened its 85th store on March 6, 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Video Blog: Tips For Telescoping Tube

Have a project that requires telescoping tube? In this video blog, Operations and Development Manager Jason Jackson reviews our top tips for telescoping metal tube.