20 Years Strong

Online Metals - 20 YEARS STRONG!

To celebrate 20 years of Online Metals, we launched a contest to see what your favorite project of the last 20 years has been! Come see the amazing work we received!

Veterans Day 1918-2018

This Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice which ended World War I. On November 11, 1918, at 11 o'clock in the morning, the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the guns fell silent.

DIY Halloween Candle Holders

In order to help get into the spirit of the season, we decided to make DIY Halloween candle holders here in the office!
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DFARS 5052 Aluminum

For years it's felt like DFARS 5052 aluminum is as hard to find as a real, live, unicorn. But no more!

Cool Things with Metal

Check out this 16″ tall clock that was constructed using alloy 353 brass purchased from Online Metals – by William R. Smith

Community Stories

Your Guide to Tool Steel

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