Category: Hints and Tips

Video Blog: How To Prevent Rust

Want to protect your metal projects from the damaging effects of rust? Our latest video blog gives some tips and tricks to help you prevent rust.

How to Prevent Rust

Rust is the orange-brown discoloration that builds up on metal.

What Aluminum Grade Should I Use?

Aluminum is a common metal used for both industrial and non-industrial applications.

What Do Pipe Schedules Mean?

What are Pipe Schedules? (Video Update) The schedule number on pipe products relates to the thickness of the wall on the pipe: as the number increases, the thicker the wall thickness becomes.

5 Do-It-Yourself Metal Projects for the Summer

Spring is in the air! Try tackling one of these 5 DIY metal projects now that the weather’s nicer.

7 Things to Consider When Choosing an Aluminum Grade

Aluminum comes in many different shapes and grades.

Make a Stainless Steel Kitchen Back-Splash

We often get asked what type of Stainless Steel Sheet can be used as a kitchen back-splash.

5 Tips for Telescoping Tube

Quite often our customers ask us for tips and advice related to the telescoping of tube or pipe products.