DIY Metal Detector

DIY Metal Detector

How to make a metal detector and the science behind how metal detectors work are quite an enigma to most. We've created this post to unravel its mystery and help you with your very own DIY metal detector!

Formula SAE with Universities

Numerous universities make Formula SAE race cars from OnlineMetals materials. See the latest builds from student teams competing nationwide!

DIY Upcycling - Trend to Try

Why shell out for designer made "vintage" chic when you can make it yourself?

Welding Titanium

Interested in welding titanium, learning about different titanium weld methods, or even welding titanium to steel? We cover everything from the different titanium grades, how they are welded, and defects to avoid right here!
stainles steel 455

Stainless Steel 455 Round Bar - New!

Grade 455 is a martensitic stainless steel. It possesses a yield strength which is nearly 3 times the strength of grade 304 stainless steel.
induction brazing

Induction Brazing

Induction brazing is preferred over welding in a variety of situations. Learn when to use each method with different metals.

National Maritime Day

Commemorate the hard work and heroism of merchant sailors. Your whole world relies on them and the work they do!

May The 4th Be With You

A not long time ago, in a galaxy very, very close... It is a period of crafting. Rebel makers, striking from their workshops, have won a victory against the evil Boredom and Lack of Creativity.

National Welding Month

To paraphrase radio personality Roman Mars, good design (and welding) is 99% invisible.

Tin and Silver Flashed Copper Bars

Tin and silver flashed copper bar is often used as a busbar in circuit breakers, panel boards, and electrical switchgear.