What is Stainless Steel?

Stainless steel is a popular item across the US. It can be used for various purposes in both mechanical and consumer markets. Stainless steel is made from iron and chromium. The exact components of stainless steel depend on a lot […]

Does Stainless Steel Rust?

A common question we get here at Tampa Steel & Supply is, does stainless steel rust? The short answer is yes. However, there are precautions you can take in order to prevent rust from getting on your surfaces. This article […]

How to Remove Scratches From Stainless Steel

There are many ways to remove scratches from stainless steel products, however be sure to be careful when using these methods, as you do not want to make the scratches on your steel worse than they already are. This article […]

DIY Stainless Steel Cleaner

Stainless steel can be very hard to clean. However, there are a ton of options for DIY stainless steel cleaners. This article will outline the five best ways to make homemade DIY cleaners and the best methods for cleaning stainless […]

Mild Steel vs Stainless Steel

One of the most common 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 […]

Stainless Steel Facts

Stainless steel is an ideal metal for many different environments. It’s corrosion-resistant and low maintenance, making it desirable for both indoor and outdoor applications. While this material is used almost everywhere in the world, there are many hidden stainless steel […]

Carbon Steel vs Stainless Steel

Carbon steel and stainless steel are two highly durable materials that can be used for a range of different applications. Because both materials have unique compositions and offer benefits that make them suitable for different needs, many people are unsure […]

The Infrastructure Bill, Florida and Steel

President Joe Biden signed a $1 trillion infrastructure deal into law. This bill will pour billions of dollars into state and local governments to fix outworn bridges, roads, transportation systems, and more. What The Infrastructure Bill Means for Florida and […]

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 […]

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 […]