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Types of sheet metal and their properties

Types of sheet metal and their properties

If you’re not experienced in the use of sheet metal, and you’re approaching a project that requires its use, it could be difficult to know where to start. The fact that there are so many types, all with different properties, makes it an incredibly versatile material that has uses across endless applications. However, it also means that choosing the correct product may take a bit of research.

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The Best Uses for Brass in Building

The Best Uses for Brass in Building

Brass is a material that we are very acquainted with as a species, having discovered it over 2500 years ago. Despite it being invented so long ago, there are still many uses for the material in modern construction – showing that the traits of brass transcend the needs of builders across millenniums, let alone centuries.

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How to make metal shiny: cleaning tarnished metal

How to make metal shiny: cleaning tarnished metal

Aluminium, brass, and stainless steel have one major thing in common – they don’t rust. Due to the chemical make up of these metals, their molecules don’t strongly react with water or oxygen– it’s the reaction of the metal with these two molecules that causes rust to form on a lot of metals.

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