Materials Talk

Why T-Bars and what Metal?

What's the value of a T-Bar? The answer is simple: load bearing! T-Bars are some of the best options for structural and load bearing applications.

What Is 3D Printing?

Learn about the applications and history of 3D printing, and how you can use it

Brass Half Oval Bar 360 - New!

Due to its appearance, the ease of machining, and how easily it polishes, Brass Half Oval Bar 360 is frequently used in decorative purposes.

Brass T-Bar 385 - New!

Brass T-bar 385 now available for fabrication! Available cut-to-size and ships the same day or next day!

Stainless Steel T-bar

Typically used in non-marine environments where strength and corrosion resistance are crucial, T-bar is excellent structural material.

385 Brass aka Architectural Bronze

Though technically a brass alloy, C385 brass is generally referred to as architectural bronze.

A500 Steel Pipe

We are pleased to announce that Online Metals now carries A500 Steel Pipe Grade B! A superior choice to standard steel pipe for almost all applications!

Aluminum Tread Plate: 6061 vs. 3003

Aluminum Tread Plate is used to provide traction, slip resistance, and protect high traffic areas.

Marine Grade Metals

From swimming to fishing, water activities are a staple for the summer. However, water isn’t the best for metals, which is where marine grade metals come in.

304 Stainless Steel Half Round - New!

Our Stainless 304 Half Round Bar is cold drawn and annealed for better finish and tighter tolerances with high corrosion resistance, strength & weldability.