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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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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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