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Managing the metal price surge
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Feb 25, 2021

Like everyone in our industry, we’re dealing with volatile material prices. We’ve seen prices of our key inputs; stainless steel, aluminum, and mild steel skyrocket. Why is this happening?

Aluminum and the EPCOT Ball
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Nov 25, 2020

We take a quick trip down south to Walt Disney World to investigate how much aluminum is contained within the outer shell of the famous EPCOT ball!

5052 vs 6061 Aluminum
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Oct 02, 2020

An examination of the similarities and very crucial differences between our two most commonly carried grades of aluminum: 5052 and 6061.

We Now Stock 2205 Duplex Plate
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Aug 13, 2020

We now stock 2205 duplex plate in house in thicknesses of 3/16" up to 1/2"

Real World Fictional Alloys
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Jul 22, 2020

In this interesting mix of fact and fiction, take a dive into materials from comics and movies and research their closest possible real world equivalents.

Sanitary Stainless Steel
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May 12, 2020

What makes stainless steel sanitary? Learn why it's important for the food and medical industries to have 304 grade steel components.