Materials Talk

Uses for Dura-Bar Cast Iron

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"Dura-Bar® Cast Iron seems interesting, but what is it good for?" That's a good question, and we're here to answer it!

Metric Metal - What is it and why choose it?

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

Weldability of Copper and Copper Alloys

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

Full Size Metals Available!

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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

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

MTRs on Demand

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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

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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

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

1100 Aluminum Uses

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

Stainless Steel 304 vs 316

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