Category: Hints and Tips

How to Use a Micrometer

Many devices can be used to ensure that dimensions are correct, with varying degrees of accuracy.

Pipe Schedule Chart

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

Perforated Sheet Patterns

Perforated Sheet Patterns Perforated sheet is a special form of sheet that has a pattern of shapes removed from it.

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.