Materials Talk

Safe Handling of our Materials

Nobody likes an injury. And this week we wanted to provide some information on how to safely handle our metal once it arrives at your door.
tool steel

Tool Steel Guide

How do you decide what grade of tool steel to use for your projects? We're here to help answer that!

Further Your Machining Education

Are you looking to teach someone how to machine or learn how to machine yourself? Are you looking for inspiration? If so, check out these resources!

Metals in Musical Instruments

September is classical music month! In honor of this excellent music and the often outlandish composers who created some of the most iconic pieces in history, we wanted to look and see what metals are used for musical instruments.
4130 round bar

Material Focus - 4130 Round Bar

4130 is a popular high-strength steel alloy with a wide range of historical and contemporary applications. Find out what this metal can do for you and your projects!

Material Focus - Titanium Grade 2

Titanium Grade 2 sheet is one of the most useful and versatile metals out there. What does the future hold for titanium, and how can you use it?

Weldability of Titanium

Do you have a project that requires welding titanium? Check out what you need to know about the weldability of titanium to make sure you've got your best!
induction brazing

Induction Brazing

Though properly brazed joints are not as strong as welded joints, brazing has minimal effect on the metals being bonded.

Tin and Silver Flashed Copper Bars

Tin and silver flashed copper bar is often used as busbar in circuit breakers, panel boards, and electrical switch gear.
Best New Products of 2017!

Best New Products of 2017

2017 was exciting because we rolled out many exciting new products! We went through our various new products and picked the very best for you!