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Finishing FAQ From Your Stainless Steel Vendor

The finish of any stainless steel product is extremely important, when choosing this material for decorative or functional purposes.

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Understanding Why AR500 Targets are Ideal

Shooting steel is not for the novice, here’s a must-read when delving into the world of AR500 targets.

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Common Questions Regarding 420 Stainless Steel

Alliant Metals has been asked nearly every question under the sun about our different stainless steel grades and forms, especially for our 420 and 420F stainless steel.

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Differences between 316L Stainless Steel and 304L

The basic and most prominent difference between Grade 316/L and Grade 304/L stainless steel bar is their chemical composition.

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Are Steel Silhouette Targets Safe?

If you’re looking for a safe solution for target practice, considering steel silhouette targets can be your most reliable option. Generally recognized as safe and functional, it’s crucial to know what time of steel is being utilized in production. In order to maintain the industry’s safety standards, targets should be created from high-quality, heat-treated steel … Continue reading Are Steel Silhouette Targets Safe?

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What Makes Stainless Steel Stainless?

As a premier metal distributor in New England, Alliant Metals has been providing its customers the highest-quality materials since 1987. In fact, we have one of the most extensive inventories of stainless steel stock in the region. Our team of experts knows the inner workings of each material and machine needed to meet your demands. … Continue reading What Makes Stainless Steel Stainless?

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An Overview of Polished Stainless Steel Finishes

As a premier stainless steel vendor in the Northeast, the team at Alliant Metals is often asked about aspects of metal finishing. One of the most common inquiries we have regards the different types of stainless steel finishes. This article will provide you with a brief overview of a few of these finishes. 2B Mill … Continue reading An Overview of Polished Stainless Steel Finishes

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How Stainless Steel Products are Produced in 9 Steps

Stainless steel is an extremely useful material. It is non-magnetic and corrosion resistant.

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Is There a Difference Between 303 Stainless Steel and 304?

Stainless steel provides an array of benefits from corrosion resistance to stain and rust durability.  However, when comparing 304 to 303 stainless steel, you’ll notice a similar makeup with a very dissimilar property balance. This article provides a brief overview of the two and how to determine which one is right for your application. 303 … Continue reading Is There a Difference Between 303 Stainless Steel and 304?

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Searching for a Stainless Steel Vendor? Look No Further

Because of its superior strength and versatile use, stainless steel is the preferred metal of several industries. Thus, when selecting a stainless steel vendor for your company’s needs, you may be a bit overwhelmed. With several options to purchase, how does one decide on which vendor will provide the services you require? Here at Alliant … Continue reading Searching for a Stainless Steel Vendor? Look No Further

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