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 Quenching?

Heat treatment is a popular way to alter the mechanical properties of certain metals.

Pipe Schedule Chart

When working with pipe, it is common to describe them by their “schedule”.

Video Blog: Grade Guide: 1018 Steel

Interested in using 1018 steel in your next project? You can check out our Grade Guide video below which takes a closer look at this commonly used type of steel.

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.