Materials Talk

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.

Weldability of Stainless Steel

Today, welding stainless steel is described as “different” as opposed to “difficult” among most welders.
4140 metric tube

4140 Metric Tube - New!

We now carry 4140 Metric Round Tube! This alloy is strong and durable while also retaining ductility. FInd out what 4140 tubing can do for your projects!
MTRs

MTRs on Demand

In order to help you stay organized and save you time, you can now access all of your MTRs in one space. Additionally, they are now always stored digitally on your account.

DFARS and Domestic Material

Domestic and DFARS materials are a common request. But where do you find them and what does that mean? We've got the material and the information here!

Weldability of Aluminum Alloys

The first step to successful aluminum welding is to familiarize yourself with the various aluminum alloys...
uses for aluminum

Uses for 1100 Aluminum

It is known for its superior corrosion resistance, formability, conductivity, and high weldability. What are the uses for 1100 Aluminum?

304 vs 316 Stainless Steel

One big difference between 304 and 316 stainless steel is the presence of molybdenum in the latter’s makeup...
V.I.P. Resources From Al to Zn

Material Resources From Al to Zn

Online Metals wants to save you time and effort, so we have collected a variety of tools and material resources in one place for you. Information from Al to Zn at your fingertips!
6061 vs 7075 Aluminum

6061 vs 7075 Aluminum

When it comes to the differences between 6061 and 7075 aluminum, the differences aren’t visible at first glance.