Materials Talk

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

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...
V.I.P. Resources From Al to Zn

Material Resources From Al to Zn

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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

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

10 Things to Consider when Choosing a Plasma Cutter

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Plasma cutters are one of the best ways to cut through sheet metal such as steel, stainless steel, brass and aluminum. You can cut through metal with speed and precision as it burns through the metal with plasma.