Best Tools to Use When Cutting Angle Iron

Cutting through metal can be a tedious, time-consuming task. This is especially true if you’re doing multiple cuts needing precision. This is a problem many people come into when purchasing steel angles for the first time. Most likely because they […]

Ways to Use Round Bar & Square Bar

Are you a welder looking for a material to practice on? Do you want the rustic look of steel as part of your décor? Or, do you simply want the practical advantages of steel while benefiting from the aesthetics of […]

Why Steel Is Used in Residential Construction

You’ve just purchased a home. You want to tear down the house so you can start from scratch. Now you’re faced with the question of what materials and what look you’re going for in the home of your dreams. A […]

Q+A: Plasma Cutting

So, you’ve heard about plasma cutting, CNC machines, metal art designs. Granted, there are plenty of questions to cover when talking about the process of plasma cutting. So, let’s get started! Q+A: Plasma Cutting What is CNC plasma cutting? CNC […]

Expanded Metal Uses

If you’ve ever walked the streets of a city, you’ve walked over expanded metal. If you’ve ever taken a seat on a bench in the park during a crisp fall day, chances are you’ve sat on expanded metal. And, if […]

Types of Expanded Metal

Now, you may know some of the uses of expanded metal: grilling, ventilation, walkways, or stairs; however, not all expanded metal is built the same. There are various types of expanded metal – each created to fulfill a different need […]

Uses for Rebar

Reinforcing steel bars – otherwise known as Rebar for short – are primarily used to help alleviate tension forces that concrete may experience. Concrete on its own is plenty strong enough to go up against most forces of nature, but […]

Types of Rebar

The saying “bend but don’t break” is usually served to describe subpar defenses in a sports setting. However, with rebar, it is a way of life. Rebar is traditionally paired with structural concrete to reinforce the amount of stress and […]

Different Types of Bollards

If you’ve ever been to a gas station, grocery store, or anywhere that a car enters or exits, chances are you’ve encountered a bollard. Now, you may not have known the name for the protective barrier other than “that pole […]