What is the difference between ferrous metals and non-ferrous metals?
Before we explore the different properties and characteristics of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, it’s important to understand the fundamental difference between the two; ferrou
What is diamond plate, and what is it used for?
Diamond plate is a specialist category of sheet metal stock characterised by a repeated, raised pattern on one side. It is alternatively known as checker plate, chequered plate, or tread plate. Diamond
What is S275 steel?
S275 steel is a general-purpose structural steel that is used widely in the construction industry due to its strength and workability properties. S275 is a low carbon steel most commonly supplied as plate, round, or f
What is a magnet?
A magnet is an object that generates a magnetic field, these always contain metal, however, not all metals are magnetic. Magnets are almost everywhere you look, in applications as tiny as microchips all the way up to industrial mot
What causes corrosion?
Corrosion is the process where metal degrades as it comes into physical contact with a gas or liquid. This contact causes an electrochemical reaction which results in oxidisation on the metal’s surface and is often visible t
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