Category Archives: Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metal

Fun Facts About Aluminum

Aluminum is not just the foil you use for cooking. It is so much more than that! Aluminum metal has a lot to offer society, as has been bestowing its advantages upon us for hundreds of years. In fact, the … Continue reading

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How to Clean Rusty Stainless Steel

If you own anything stainless steel, you probably want it to stay shiny and new-looking. But rust is a common problem for metal, and must be removed quickly in order to stop further corrosion to your stainless steel devices, décor, … Continue reading

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The Four Categories of Steel

There are several styles, grades, and sizes of steel to choose from. In fact, one of the most common questions among steel consumers involves the different types of steel. In order to know which steel best suits your metalwork project, … Continue reading

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Comparing Stainless Steel to Aluminum Metal

Since stainless steel and aluminum look so similar, many people believe they are the same type of metal. But this, of course, is not true. Although stainless steel and aluminum are used in similar industries, their qualities are different in … Continue reading

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Common Uses for Ferrous Metals

Remembering the difference between non-ferrous and ferrous metals is actually quite easy. You see, the term “ferrous” actually means “of or containing iron”, which means that any metal that contains relevant traces of iron is a ferrous metal. Non-ferrous means … Continue reading

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Which Metals are Easiest to Recycle?

Overall, metal in general is the easiest material to recycle. It contains various compounds and ions that allow it to melt, smelt, and be reused in a variety of industries. So which metals are the easiest to recycle? The answer … Continue reading

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Ferrous Metals and Non-Ferrous Metals

Many people are familiar with several types of metals, such as iron, aluminum, steel, copper, and more. These are popular and prevalent metals used in a wide variety of industries all over the world. What many people do not know … Continue reading

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