Category Archives: Metal Cutting Services

Ways of Cutting Steel

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 is AR500 Steel?

When discussing our steel gong targets with customers, the experts at Alliant Metals are often asked what AR500 steel is. For those who have never bought a steel target before, it’s a valid question, especially with all of our targets are created from the same metal. Our professionals want our customers to understand our standards, and why AR500 is the only steel we should use for their metal targets. 

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Where to Aim on a Silhouette Target

On top of the steel gong targets that Alliant Metals sells to customers, we also offer steel silhouette targets that are great to take with you to the range.

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What Does Quality Control Mean at Alliant?

Alliant Metals has been a go-to business for those searching for commercial and industrial stainless steel products for over 30 years; we are always finding the best ways to add value to our stainless steel that matches superior quality standards.

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Gun Safety 101

As a company that sells steel gong targets, we have the audience and opportunity to teach new shooters a thing or two about the importance of gun safety.

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Why Businesses Around the Country Work With Us

Alliant Metals often receives calls from customers searching for different stainless steels including 420 and 420F stainless steel.

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How Alliant Can Save You Money

Anyone who has bought stainless steel from a distributor in the past knows that it is an investment. That being said, there are some ways to ensure you’re getting the most for your dollar, and when you work with Alliant Metals, there are a few ways you might be saving yourself money. Superior materials and … Continue reading How Alliant Can Save You Money

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What to Look for in a Metal Distributor

Unfortunately, not all metal distributors for stainless steel products are equal, and it can be hard to find which are worth the investment.

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Benefits of Stainless Steel Angles

When choosing the stainless steel products you need for your business, knowing where to begin is half of the battle. Depending on your project, you could need a number of services from Alliant Metals. We want to help make the process a little easier for you. If you’re on the fence about purchasing stainless steel … Continue reading Benefits of Stainless Steel Angles

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Benefits of Waterjet Cutting

Alliant Metals has been distributing stainless and other alloys in the metal industry for over 30 years, and have learned and embraced most of its cutting and polishing technology since our opening. These advancements mean we’re able to stay current in all metal cutting processes, including waterjet cutting. There are so many reasons to consider … Continue reading Benefits of Waterjet Cutting

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Common Uses for 316 Stainless Steel

Known for its resistance to corrosion and other elements, 316 stainless steel is a common option for many of Alliant Metal’s customers. This go-to product is a great option within so many industries because it can easy apply within a number of settings. Knowing the limits and needed durability of your metals is essential to … Continue reading Common Uses for 316 Stainless Steel

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Common Uses for 420F Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel 420F is a free machining version of 420 stainless. 420 is a hardenable chromium steel which is a general purpose cutlery grade. With the addition of sulfur, free machining characteristics are imposed upon the stainless which aids in consistency as well as lowers costs for tooling. Applications. 420F is often used in dental … Continue reading Common Uses for 420F Stainless Steel

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Waterjet or Plasma Cut?

After deciding on your stainless steel plate or sheet sizes and grades for your next project, you might find yourself wondering what kind of cutting system you should use: waterjet versus plasma? Alliant Metals’ experts can help you narrow in on what will work best for your needs, but we also love pointing out some … Continue reading Waterjet or Plasma Cut?

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Pros of AR500 Steel Targets

If you’ve been to a shooting range before, you have most likely seen a number of paper targets available for the more novice shooter. Though paper is a great option, AR500 steel targets are an even better option. Used often in military or police settings for training, this target type has benefits when used on … Continue reading Pros of AR500 Steel Targets

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Why Fabricators Prefer Plasma Cutting over Oxyfuel Cutting?

When it comes to metal fabrication and product manufacturing, the preferred cutting system will make an immense difference to the quality and durability of the metal product.

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Comparing Four CNC Cutting Technologies

What are the similarities between plasma cutting, water jet cutting, and oxy fuel and laser cutting?

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