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.

What Is Superfinishing?

Metals from the mill often have a finish that is not is not particularly smooth or aesthetically pleasing.

What Is Cold Welding?

While welding is often associated hot orange sparks and molten metal, there are several welding processes that do not fit this visual.

Metal Supermarkets Opens Newest Store in Pico Rivera, California

Will Be Third Store in California for Premier North American Metal Supply Franchise Pico Rivera, CA – (October 19, 2020) — Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, will open its newest store at 9242 Bermudez Street in Pico Rivera, a suburb of the greater Los Angeles area, on Monday, October 19.

What Is Friction Welding?

Often when people think about welding, they think of metals being melted together with sparks or flames produced by a combination of pressurized gases.

Metal Supermarkets Opens Newest Store in San Diego, California

Second Store in California and 100th Location of Premier Metal Supply Franchise San Diego, CA – (October 2, 2020) — Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, will open its 100th store at 1520 Corporate Center Drive in San Diego on Monday, October 5.

Metal Supermarkets Opens Newest Store in Olathe, Kansas

Will Be First Store in Kansas for Premier North American Metal Supply Franchise Kansas City, KS – (September 14, 2020) — Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, will open its newest store at 1713 E.

How to Polish Metal

Metals are often selected for their aesthetic appeal as much as their mechanical properties.

Difference Between Stainless Steel and Galvanized Steel

Plain carbon steel will still rust quite easily in most environments if not protected.