Materials Talk

Maraging Steel Returns to Online Metals

After many months of being off the market at OnlineMetals.com, Maraging Steel is once again availble and ready to ship to…

Pro Tip: How to Tell Steel By the Numbers

Did you know that carbon steels and alloy steels are designated by a four digit number and that each of those numbers signifies…

Mastering Copper

Many talented artisans and crafts persons rely on OnlineMetals for the materials from which they forge treasures. One such…

New! Brass Square Tube

We've checked around and this is a very hard-to-find product!  Which of course makes us happier than should be reasonable…

Summer 2014: The 9 Now Picks in Plastics

Just in time to refresh your ideas for summer projects! Here's the 9 Now Plastics, chosen by our in-house plastics expert…

What are the Poly Uses for Polypropylene?

"Poly" a greek word meaning "combining form," and "many" is a great introduction to this product, that is itself, a formed…

Anatomy of Metal Body Jewelry

Hey, remember the 90’s? We do too. Remember that trend-setting Aerosmith video moment where Alicia Silverstone got her…

Copper is Amazing

Copper is way cooler than you realize Copper is not just visually stunning. It is also medicinal and industrious all at…

How Do They Extrude That?

We've just added Extruded Polypropylene Round Rods to the OnlineMetals inventory, which inspired us to give you the quick…

Controlling Corrosion!

Controlled corrosion can actually be considered an industrial asset - as well as an artistic one. But managing it can be…