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The Difference Between Stainless Steel & Mild Steel
Monday, 21st of March 2016

Most people probably see the world built around them as being just a handful of different materials – metal, wood, plastic etc. But for anyone involved in construction or any kind of metallurgy, the difference between stainless steel and mild steel can be

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5 Uses For Steel Flat Bars
Thursday, 21st of January 2016

Try to imagine our modern industrial world without steel flat bars, and you’ll certainly struggle. Cost-effective to produce, remarkably versatile and widely recycled (mild steel in particular), these thin, flat products are the cornerstone of construction

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How To Make Your Own Metal Plant Supports
Wednesday, 4th of November 2015

If you’re a fan of gardening and are interested in the improvement of your outdoor plants, you may well have tuned into the programme ‘Gardeners’ World’ on BBC2. Packed full of tips and advice from the experts, the show reminds us of how to get the

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5 Unique Properties Unique To Mild Steel
Wednesday, 21st of October 2015

Mild steel (also known as low carbon steel) has received abundant coverage on the Austen Knapman blog, yet we’ve barely begun to crack the surface on what this exceptionally versatile, widely available metal can do! From steel frame buildings and machinery

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The Benefits of Using Mild Steel
The Benefits of Using Mild Steel
Tuesday, 18th of August 2015

Whether you require it for construction or reinforcement, mild steel still stands tall as one of the best materials available. Cost-effective, hugely versatile and with big benefits for the planet, nearly every steel-based product makes use of this metal,

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What Factors Affect the Price of Aluminium?
Wednesday, 24th of June 2015

Aluminium is one of the most commonly used materials around the globe, being corrosion resistant, an excellent conductor of electricity and weighing only ⅓ of equivalent steel. Mostly used in transport, construction and packaging, aluminium is traded around

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