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  • What Are Non-Ferrous Metals?

    What Are Non-Ferrous Metals?0

    Many different metals, as well as alloys, are classified as non-ferrous. Even if you’re unfamiliar with them, you’ve probably encountered non-ferrous metals before. They are used in countless consumer and commercial applications. What are non-ferrous metals exactly? Overview of Non-Ferrous Metals Non-ferrous metals are those that don’t contain iron. This is in stark contrast to

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  • An Introduction to Austenitic Stainless Steel

    An Introduction to Austenitic Stainless Steel0

    Stainless steel is often classified by its crystalline structure. When inspecting stainless steel under a microscope, you’ll see an array of crystals. There are four primary types of crystalline structures including ferric, martensitic, duplex and austenitic. Of those four types, austenitic is the most common. It still consists of the same iron and carbon as

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  • Galvanized Steel: An Introduction To This Common Alloy

    Galvanized Steel: An Introduction To This Common Alloy0

    Steel is found in countless consumer and commercial products. It’s used to make everything from cutting tools and die sets to bridges, buildings, fasters, furniture and more. In the United States, over 80 million tons of steel are produced annually. While all steel consists of iron mixed with carbon, there are different types of steel,

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  • What Are Ferrous Metals? Get the Facts

    What Are Ferrous Metals? Get the Facts0

    Metals can typically be classified as either ferrous or non-ferrous depending on their composition. All metals are comprised of metallic elements that form positive ions and possess metallic bonds. Their composition, however, varies depending on the type. To learn more about ferrous metals and how they differ from their non-ferrous counterparts, keep reading. An Introduction

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  • What Products Are Made of Carbon Steel?

    What Products Are Made of Carbon Steel?0

    When most people think of steel, they envision stainless steel. Consisting of an iron alloy with at least 11% chromium, it’s a versatile material that’s used in the production of countless products. However, not all products are made of stainless steel. Some of them are made of carbon steel. Carbon steel is made primarily of

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  • What are the Different Types of Steel

    What are the Different Types of Steel0

    The Four Types of Steel Steel is a combination of two elements, iron and carbon. Steel are broken is broken into four types and then in those types steel is broken down into grades. There are four main types of steel, Carbon Steels, Alloy Steels, Stainless Steels, Tool Steels. Each different type of steels has

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