Metric Metal – What is it and why choose it?

Although the US uses the imperial standard, the use of metric metal for projects is more common than many people realize.

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Web-Walkthroughs for Online Metals

We understand that change can be disorienting at times, and especially when you’ve grown used to how a website looks, big changes can be confusing. For this reason, we’ve created these How To videos to quickly explain what’s new and how to use it.

Melting Point of Metals

“What temperature does this metal melt at?” To help answer that question and explain more, check out our new video!

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10 Things to Consider when Choosing a Plasma Cutter

Plasma cutters are one of the best ways to cut through sheet metal such as steel, stainless steel, brass and aluminum. You can cut through metal with speed and precision as it burns through the metal with plasma.

Weldability of Copper and Copper Alloys

The first step to success is familiarizing yourself with the various alloys, their properties, and the considerations in choosing filler metal for each…

DIY Acid Etching

DIY Acid Etching is an art style that is easy to learn, but difficult to master. But one of the best parts about the process is that it can be used in a variety of different styles. Printing plates, decorative plates, jewelry, and knife blades are all popular items to etch.

DIY Teardrop Trailer

Camping is a classic American passtime, and teardrop trailers are a great and retro part of camping history. Learn how to build one for yourself here!

Full Size Metals Available!

We’re pleased to announce that ordering full length materials is now easier than ever! Just select a full length on the product page.

Garden Art with Copper – Trends to Try

A couple of the people in the office are true gardening fanatics. And a big part of their love is the customization allowed by garden art.

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304 vs 316 Stainless Steel

One big difference between 304 and 316 stainless steel is the presence of molybdenum in the latter’s makeup…