The Four Types of Steel (Part 1) | Metal Supermarkets

Hi and welcome to Metal Supermarkets, the Convenience Stores for Metal. I’m Jason Jackson, Operations and Development Manager. Customer often ask us about the different types of steel and what type they should use for their projects. So, in this video blog series we’ll take an in-depth look at some of these common types of […]

Grade Guide: AISI 304 Stainless Steel | Metal Supermarkets

Hi, I’m Jason Jackson from Metal Supermarkets and in this Grade Guide series, we’re taking a look at some of the more commonly used metal grades. In today’s video, we’ll talk about 304 stainless steel. 304 stainless steel is the most commonly used stainless steel grade. 304 stainless contains between 18% and 20% chromium as […]

Which Metals Conduct Electricity The Best? | Metal Supermarkets

Hi and welcome to Metal Supermarkets, the convenience stores for metal. I’m Jason Jackson, Operations and Development Manager. For any electrical application, it is important to know which metals conduct electricity. That will be the topic of this video blog. Electrical conductivity is the measured amount of current generation created on a metal surface. More […]

The Four Types of Steel (Part 5: Tool Steel) | Metal Supermarkets

Hi and welcome to Metal Supermarkets the convenience stores for metal. I’m Jason Jackson, Operations and Development Manager. In our past four video blogs we’ve been looking at the main types of Steel using our acronym C.A.S.T. which stands for carbon steel, alloy steel, stainless steel and tool steel. In the final part of this […]

10 Differences Between Aluminum and Stainless Steel

Hi and welcome to Metal Supermarkets, the Convenience Stores for Metal. I’m Jason Jackson, Operations and Development Manager. Stainless steel and aluminum, or aluminium in other parts of the world, are two metals that look very similar but are very different. So to help you with your next project we’ll take a look at the […]

The Four Types of Steel (Part 4: Stainless Steel) | Metal Supermarkets

Hi and welcome to Metal Supermarkets, the Convenience Stores for Metal. I’m Jason Jackson, Operations and Development Manager. In this video blog series, we’ve been looking at the four main types of steel using our acronym C.A.S.T. which stands for carbon steel alloy steel stainless steel and tool steel. We’ve already talked about how steel […]

Tips For Telescoping Tube | Metal Supermarkets

Hi and welcome to Metal Supermarkets The convenience stores for metal. I’m Jason Jackson, Operations and Development Manager. Telescoping tube is something that customers often ask us for advice on. It can get a bit tricky and there are some important factors to consider when trying to choose the correct sizes of material. So in […]

What Do Pipe Schedules Mean? | Metal Supermarkets

Hi and welcome to Metal Supermarkets the convenience stores for metal. I’m Jason Jackson, Operations and Development Manager. Measuring metal is typically pretty simple For bar stock, generally all you need is a tape measure. But when it comes to measuring pipe things get a little trickier. In this video blog will look at what […]

The Difference Between Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals | Metal Supermarkets

Hi and welcome to Metal Supermarkets, the Convenience Stores for Metal. I’m Jason Jackson, Operations and Development Manager. One common question we hear at Metal Supermarkets is: What is the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metals? Well, today we’ll take a look at the answer. The simple answer is that is that ferrous metals contain […]