Category: Metal Man Knows

What is Creep?

Creep is a topic in metallurgy that can be quite confusing; while not common knowledge to many people, the subject of creep is one that those in charge of selecting metals must be aware of.

What is a Non-Ferrous Metal?

In a recent post we explained what materials are considered ferrous metals; we provided some examples of ferrous metals, along with their common properties and applications.

What are the Differences Between Hole Punching, Notching and Drilling?

When plate and sheet is formed at the mill, it is usually just beginning its fabrication journey.

What is a Ferrous Metal?

There are many different categories into which metals can be placed.

What are the Differences Between 6061 and 7075 Aluminum?

When it comes to structural metal fabrication, perhaps only one metal gets anywhere near the attention given to steel, and that is aluminum.

What is Galvalume?

Protecting steel from oxidation is a must for many projects.

What Is An Alloy?

An alloy is a combination of a metal with at least one other metal or nonmetal.

What Is White Rust?

Galvanizing is a coating process that protects an underlying steel from rust using a protective layer of zinc.