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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What Are The Different Types Of Steel?
Thursday, 21st of May 2015

Although there are allegedly over 3,500 different types of steel, it can be separated into four groups depending on its chemical content. Steel is a metal alloy composed of both iron and carbon, but it is the level of impurities and elements such as nickel,

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How Do You Test The Hardness Of Metals?
Wednesday, 6th of May 2015

In the metals industry, the concept of hardness testing can be indicated in a number of ways. Perhaps the most valuable and frequently used evaluation for metals, hardness testing has the purpose of investigating the properties of a metal and other certain

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5 Hidden Uses for Aluminum Angles
5 Hidden Uses for Aluminum Angles
Monday, 20th of April 2015

Aluminium is such a versatile, useful metal, it can be found in an immeasurable amount of everyday items. From building frames to railways, many of these are either kept out of plain sight or are often missed entirely, yet when you understand just a little

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Beginner's Guide to Polishing Aluminium
Beginner's Guide to Polishing Aluminium
Wednesday, 11th of March 2015

Architecture, construction and metalwork as a whole are all as equally concerned about aesthetic value as they are about practicality and structural stability. It's why painting San Francisco's golden gate bridge is a constant maintenance job and why cast

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