Protobox: Prototyping, Testing, Teaching

Protoboxes inexpensive ways to get numerous different metals in different sizes and shapes. They are also all new material, not scrap, so you can count on the quality of your mystery bag.

Copper Etching with Bryn Gleason

Bryn Gleason is an amazing artist, and we are thrilled that she uses our materials. Come look at her spectatular work and see how she makes it come to life!
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20 Years Strong Winners!

We received 172 submissions, and the quality of the work we received absolutely floored us. You are what make this company exist and you make our work interesting!

20 Years Strong! - Contest Entry Gallery

Our 20 Years Strong competition is in full swing! Check out these amazing works and submit your entry today!

C172 Beryllium Copper

C172 is very similar to C173.  The main difference is that C172 does not contain lead like C173. As such, it doesn't machine as easily. These are both useful, though more specialized, metals.

Cool Things with Metal

Check out this 16″ tall clock that was constructed using alloy 353 brass purchased from Online Metals – by William R. Smith

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Colored Anodized Aluminum Sheet!

You asked and we answered! We are pleased to announce we are now carrying colored 5005 anodized aluminum! Available in Bronze, Black, and Clear anodized!