Methods of Galvanization

We all know the rule of thumb when it comes to purchasing goods: the better the quality, the more it will cost. And it is no different when it comes to steel and corrosion protection. That is where galvanization comes […]

Reasons to Use I-Beams in Construction

Ever walk into a warehouse and look up? What you will find more times than not are I-beams. Those I-beams are most likely being utilized as the framework for the building and other support structures. A beam, metal or wooden, […]

Benefits and Uses of Diamond Plate

In the world of steel, there are plenty of plates and sheets. They vary in thickness, durability, and uses. However, when it comes to diamond plate – whether steel or aluminum – it’s distinct in its benefits and overall look. […]

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 […]

Steel and Aluminum Angle: What’s the Difference?

Before we get into the meat and potatoes of what differences there are between steel angle and aluminum angle, here’s a primer on the material. Angle is a popular structural material that comes in an L-shape, created to offer better […]

7 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 […]

Difference Between Stainless Steel and Mild Steel

One of the most frequent questions we receive from our customers, from novice to experienced, is what exactly is the difference between mild steel and stainless steel? Sure, aesthetically you can see the stark difference between the two materials, but […]

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 […]

5 Uses for Expanded Metal

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 […]