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.

Metal Supermarkets Now Open In Fort Lauderdale, FL

Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals, opened its 88th store on April 30th, 2018 in Oakland Park, Florida.

7 Things To Consider When Choosing A Tool Steel Grade

Tool steels feature increased amount of carbon and other alloying elements which give them enhanced physical properties, making them the ideal choice for a variety of applications.

Metal Supermarkets’ President & CEO Elected A Director Of The CFA

Metal Supermarkets Franchising Family of Companies is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Stephen Schober, has been elected a Director of the Canadian Franchise Association.

The Best Metals For Welding

Welding is a complicated process that combines the science of electricity (aside from oxyfuel welding), heat, metallurgy, different states of matter, and oxidation.

Understanding Copper Alloys

As copper alloys were developed, the Copper Development Association (CDA) established a numbering system based on the composition of each alloy.

The Difference Between 304 and 316 Stainless Steel

When selecting a stainless steel that must endure corrosive environments, austenitic stainless steels are typically used.

Video Blog: What Metal Is The Strongest?

Wondering what metal is the strongest? We take a look at some contenders in this video blog.

What Is Galvanneal?

Sacrificial coatings are an excellent way to protect an underlying base material from the effects of corrosion.