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The Mechanical Properties Of Mild Steel

Thursday, 12th of May 2016

Mild steel is among the most widely available variations of the metal, and for good reason. Its sheer versatility and budgetary benefits make it a standard choice for reinforcing concrete, and for making automobile parts and cookware. However it also sees

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The Difference Between Stainless Steel & Mild Steel

Monday, 21st of March 2016

Most people probably see the world built around them as being just a handful of different materials – metal, wood, plastic etc. But for anyone involved in construction or any kind of metallurgy, the difference between stainless steel and mild steel can be

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5 Uses For Steel Flat Bars

Thursday, 21st of January 2016

Try to imagine our modern industrial world without steel flat bars, and you’ll certainly struggle. Cost-effective to produce, remarkably versatile and widely recycled (mild steel in particular), these thin, flat products are the cornerstone of construction

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How To Make Your Own Metal Plant Supports

Wednesday, 4th of November 2015

If you’re a fan of gardening and are interested in the improvement of your outdoor plants, you may well have tuned into the programme ‘Gardeners’ World’ on BBC2. Packed full of tips and advice from the experts, the show reminds us of how to get the

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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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