Welding Mild Steel - The Basics
Welding Mild Steel - The Basics
Tuesday, 21st of January 2014

If you’ve embarked on a DIY project involving mild steel but are unsure how to weld the pieces together, this article is designed to help. Aimed at beginners or those with limited knowledge, we will break down the different steps to consider so that you

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Metalworking As A Hobby & 6 Tools You Need To Get Started
Metalworking As A Hobby & 6 Tools You Need To Get Started
Thursday, 12th of December 2013

Money is always tight around the Christmas season and the price of tradesmen is always on the rise. It is for this reason that the number of people looking for DIY solutions is equally on the rise, as the cost of the tools required to meet most job requirements

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A Huge Accident: The Story of Stainless Steel Discovery
A Huge Accident: The Story of Stainless Steel Discovery
Thursday, 10th of October 2013

Humans have been using iron since around 2000 BC and it served as the most used and utilised metal until steel production became efficient and reliable enough to allow it to become a viable replacement shortly after 1870 AD. But the means by which to develop

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The Strength of Mild Steel
The Strength of Mild Steel
Thursday, 15th of August 2013

What is the tensile strength of mild steel?

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How to Polish Aluminium
How to Polish Aluminium
Tuesday, 6th of August 2013

There are a few good guides to be found online about polishing aluminium, many of them about bringing old engine parts to a high shine. The lustre of aluminium is one of the key qualities which makes it a popular choice of material for cladding on buildings

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FAQ: What is the Melting Point of Mild Steel?
FAQ: What is the Melting Point of Mild Steel?
Tuesday, 25th of June 2013

Continuing our series of blogs about the properties of mild steel, this week we’re looking at the working temperatures of the material.

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