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Zinc-Plated vs Galvanized Steel: What’s the Difference?

Moisture can wreak havoc on many steel products. Products made of carbon steel, for instance, are susceptible to oxidation when exposed to moisture. As moisture settles on the surface of a carbon steel product, it can trigger a chemical reaction … Read More

The Difference Between Austenitic and Ferritic Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is one of the world’s most commonly used materials. Consisting of iron, chromium and carbon, it’s found in everything from screws and bolts to automobiles, rockets, bridges, railroads and more. While all stainless steel contains these three elements, … Read More