How Does Mild Steel Benefit the Automotive Business?
Thursday, 12th of February 2015

As the least expensive of all steels and the most widely used, mild steel is your go-to alloy whenever you have a project that's going to need hefty amounts of metal. This is why it's so commonly used by the automotive business for chassis and body panels

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5 Contemporary Uses of Mild Steel
Monday, 9th of February 2015

Asking what mild steel is used for is a a strange question, since it can be found just about everywhere! This is hardly surprising for a metal that' so versatile, cost-effective and easy to manufacture, with the end product being neither extremely brittle

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Top 5 Advantages of Mild Steel
Tuesday, 25th of November 2014

When it comes to stealing praise for its versatility and cost-effectiveness, few can deliver as great a performance as mild steel. The world's most common form of steel, it's applications are vast and relied upon everyday, and it can be cut to size and modified

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

 

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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
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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