Category: Metal Man Knows

Considerations for Building a Floating Dock

With Summer and cabin season right around the corner, it might be time to start your next metal project: building a floating dock.

What are Brinell and Rockwell Hardness Measurements?

There are many types of tests that have been created to measure the physical properties of metals.

What Is Galling?

Friction can be one of the most frustrating factors to control for in metalworking.

The Melting Points of Metals

Metals are known for their ability to withstand extreme conditions.

What is Decarburization?

Carbon content variations have a pronounced effect on steel; apart from the obvious chemical changes that occur as carbon content changes, there are also important changes to the mechanical properties of a steel as well.

What is a Press Brake?

One of the benefits of many types of metals is the fact that they are relatively ductile; ductility ensures that metals bend before they break.

Metal Dimension Tolerances Explained

Metal Dimension Tolerances When ordering a metal, the customer typically asks for a specific shape and size.

What is Metal Aging?

Metal aging is one of the most common ways to alter the properties of a metal alloy.