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How to Buy Steel Bar

Posted by Adam Ascione on November 3, 2014

Steel bar is is one of the more simple shapes to request - but there are some things that you should know when asking for a quote

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Topics: buying guide, carbon steel, carbon steel i-beams, Continental Steel, buying steel bar, steel bar

How to Buy Metal Wire

Posted by Don Ascione on October 6, 2014

Metal wire may seem like an easy thing to order (or at least, easier than angle, beam, tube, plate, or pipe), however there are some factors that can make it more complicated than what is initially apparanet. 

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Topics: Continental Steel & Tube, buying guide, stainless steel, Frequently Asked Questions, wire, metal wire, how to blog, how to buy

Steel Angle Basics - How to Buy Steel Angle

Posted by Adam Ascione on July 24, 2014


Do you know how to buy steel angle? Although not the most complicated form to purchase, there are definitely some factors to help ensure you get the proper materials. 

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Topics: buying guide, steel, buying steel angle, aluminum angle, buying aluminum angle

Steel Tube Basics - How To Buy Steel Tube

Posted by Don Ascione on June 9, 2014

C
ontinental Steel & Tube is a supplier of all forms and grades of tubing.  We supply everything from large structural carbon tubes for construction projects, to small OD specialty tube for the aerospace industry.

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Topics: buying guide, stainless steel, nickel alloy, buying steel tube, stainless steel tube, steel tube

Steel Pipe Basics - How to Buy Steel Pipe

Posted by Don Ascione on May 20, 2014


At first glance, buying pipe may appear to be confusing, but once you understand the basics, it becomes much easier. Determining the grade of steel is the first step in the process. This provides a basis for additional questions to narrow down the best possible product. 

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Topics: buying guide, stainless steel, buying steel pipe, steel pipe

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