5 Most Common Applications of Aluminium
5 Most Common Applications of Aluminium
Monday, 10th of November 2014

 

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5 Metals with Very Strange Physical Properties
5 Metals with Very Strange Physical Properties
Thursday, 16th of October 2014

On the Austen Knapman blog, we've naturally covered everything steel and all things aluminium, along with a quick sidetrack into some of the amazing properties of other metals. However today we're gearing up to go to some bizarre places when it comes to metals;

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Infographic: The History Of Stainless Steel
Infographic: The History Of Stainless Steel
Wednesday, 24th of September 2014

A little under a year ago we published an article on the History Of Stainless Steel – starting a little over 5000 years ago, at the advent of widespread iron use, and leading all the way up to the discovery of stainless steel in the early 1900s.

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5 Uses For Aluminium Angles
5 Uses For Aluminium Angles
Monday, 11th of August 2014

Aluminium is a fantastic DIY material due to how easy it is to work and how little upkeep it requires once installed; which is to say that unlike a lot of other metallic materials aluminium does not rust or tarnish, ensuring that its good looks will be preserved.

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A World Without Aluminium: What Couldn't We Do
A World Without Aluminium: What Couldn't We Do
Thursday, 24th of July 2014

If you asked the average person what the world would be like without Aluminium you would probably get a reply like “We'd just have to drink coke from a glass or plastic bottle, wouldn't we?”. This would technically be a correct answer, but the fact of

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How To Make Steel Planters Using Leftover Materials
How To Make Steel Planters Using Leftover Materials
Thursday, 29th of May 2014

Anyone who has ever worked with metal will know that when you are approaching a project it is better to have too much material than too little. This is excellent practice, and there is no way you should reconsider this, but it does often lead to the piling

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