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Powder coating is a popular and aesthetically pleasing surface treatment to improve the corrosion resistance properties of a base metal while giving it a good coat of durable and vibrant colour, read on to find out more about powder coating...
Aluminium is one of the most widely used metals in industry, manufacturing, construction, and the home workshop. Its versatility makes it perfect for a wide range of common (and not so common) uses. Read on to find out more.
metals4U took a look at some of the most interesting items that have been found in the UK by metal detecting enthusiasts over the past year- read our article about new found treasure to find out more.
Valued metals4U customer, Harry Brooks, talks us through how he made a fantastic brass mirror from a piece of CZ108 grade bright polished brass sheet.
With the UK in lockdown, find out how this has affected metals4U sponsorship of Leeds Gryphon Racing and TeamHare; the two teams we sponsor in the IMechE FS competition- read on to find out more...
Dani Rothmann, a talented artist midway through her 'BA (hons) Fine Art' at Edinburgh University (ECA) talks to us about her journey into the world of metal sculpture. Read on to find out all about her inspiration, her acheivements, and her hopes for the future...
Global reliance on single use products, especially those made of plastic, is causing widespread devastation and pollution to marine life and spends an eternity in landfill- this disposable consumerism comes at a cost- here are some practical ideas to replace single use plastics with metal and other sustainable products to reduce your carbon footprint.
The antimicrobial properties of copper and alloys containing copper can fight the war on viruses, bacterial infection, yeasts, fungal infections, and other pathogens- read on to find out more about how copper can save lives.