Category Archives: Metal Services

What’s the Difference Between 316 and 316L Stainless Steel?

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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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 Is Stainless Steel?

As a distributor that specializes in stainless steel products, we can sometimes forget that our clients might not know all that we do about this metal.

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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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Why Choosing Your Steel Targets Matter

If you’ve ever been in the market for steel targets for your shooting experience, you might have noticed that your selection for target options is numerous.  With so many to choose from you might think the best option for you is the cheapest metal alternative in a GONG or Silhouette because metal is metal.   Alliant … Continue reading Why Choosing Your Steel Targets Matter

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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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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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Stainless Steel Sheet Applications

Stainless steel is a miraculous metal that is highly corrosion resistant, combats stains, holds up remarkably well to water applications, holds well on welds, and often requires a low-temperature heat treatment to fit to a project which helps with the structural integrity of your project. Alliant Metals offers stainless steel sheets for a number of … Continue reading Stainless Steel Sheet Applications

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Varied Types of Metal Cutting Methods and Their Uses

Usage and applications of metals depend upon the specific requirements of customers that define the favorable shape, size, design, thickness and nature of metallic materials.

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Waterjet Cutting: Operations and Applications

Immeasurable power lies in speed and the saying is proven with the technique of water jet cutting.

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What are the Varied Metal Shearing/Fabrication Services?

Metal shearing services provided by reputed service providers have indeed withstood the test of time even in the age of laser and plasma cutting.

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How does Centerless Grinding Work

Centerless grinding is a common, and the oldest machining process used to remove metals from work pieces.

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