What’s the Difference Between 316 and 316L Stainless Steel?
POSTED ON February 21, 2018 IN Metal Services

There are quite a few varieties of stainless steel available for your production needs. If you’re new to selecting steels, then it might be confusing to tell the difference between them. We’ll take a look at two similar stainless steels, 316 and 316L, and explain the difference, so you know what to choose for your … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between 316 and 316L Stainless Steel?

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The Future of Steel
POSTED ON November 27, 2017 IN Industrial Metal Applications

What uses will stainless steel have in the future? Take a look at upcoming industries to see how steel works with them. When you’re looking for your next business venture, consider one of these—and consider Alliant Metals for your stainless steel needs. Self-Driving Cars Self-driving cars can be made with steel to increase safety. As … Continue reading The Future of Steel

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Ways of Cutting Steel
POSTED ON November 20, 2017 IN Metal Cutting Services

There are a variety of ways to efficiently cut stainless steel. What are the differences, and which is best for your project? Take a look at this quick guide to know the best way to cut steel for your metal needs. Grinding This method uses an abrasive wheel to cut through the metal. The resulting … Continue reading Ways of Cutting Steel

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What Industries Use Stainless Steel?
POSTED ON August 31, 2017 IN Stainless Steel Products

A wide variety of industries use stainless steel. The steel can be a part of a product or used in manufacturing. Does your industry need stainless steel? Food processing This metal is used in food processing machines to keep a sterile environment. Bacteria are unable to survive on stainless steel, so it won’t affect the … Continue reading What Industries Use Stainless Steel?

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What Makes Stainless Steel Stainless?
POSTED ON August 24, 2017 IN Stainless Steel Alloys

Stainless steel is one of the more popular steel types. It’s used in a wide variety of industries, and even a significant number of home appliances. However, the name doesn’t always make sense to people. Does steel even stain? What makes stainless steel “stainless”? The metal is “stainless” because it doesn’t rust. Steel is made … Continue reading What Makes Stainless Steel Stainless?

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