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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

Big News from Continental Steel & Tube

Posted by Don Ascione on June 18, 2014

We are very excited to announce the launch of the brand new and improved ContinentalSteel.com! This website is the product of much time and many resources, and we're extremely proud of the results. 

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Topics: metal standards, Quality Management System, new website, ISO, ISO 9001:2008, Continental Steel

Steel Beam Basics – How to Buy Steel Beams

Posted by Don Ascione on May 12, 2014


Carbon steel beams come in a variety of different forms and specifications to suit countless industrial applications. At Continental Steel & Tube, we know that it can be difficult to navigate through the myriad of beam options to find the right one for your particular project. You can narrow the choices down simply and easily, however, by focusing on your major requirements. Typically, this includes elements like shape, grade and size.

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

New Titanium Airline Seat Could Save Millions in Fuel Costs

Posted by Don Ascione on April 15, 2014


Airlines are always looking for ways to save on operational expenses. So the prospect of being able to save millions of dollars a year on fuel costs by reducing the weight of the passenger seats in their cabins may be too much for them to pass up. That’s the hope of a French start-up that has engineered a new passenger seat made mostly of titanium.

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Topics: Nickel-Copper alloy, high temp alloy, Aerospace Applications, titanium, Continental Steel

Racing to Victory: The 2013 US Grand Prix

Posted by Don Ascione on December 9, 2013


Three days, 250,324 excited fans, a record-breaking Formula 1 racer, and one really cool Texas city—we think it’s safe to say this year’s US Grand Prix was a major success.

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Topics: Continental Steel, Racing, Automotive Industry

What Are Metal Standards and Why Are They Important?

Posted by Don Ascione on December 2, 2013


Discerning engineers give great consideration to selecting the best and most appropriate material for construction of component metals.

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Topics: metals, metal standards, Continental Steel

Continental Steel: Committed to Quality in Metal Products

Posted by Don Ascione on September 3, 2013


Continental Steel & Tube embraces the highest standard of quality in our business selling titanium, aluminum, stainless steel, nickel, brass, copper, as well as other metals. Dedicated to only the best business practices and high quality metal products, we are convinced that our customers will genuinely respect and appreciate our pursuit of excellence.

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Topics: titanium, aluminum, metals, Quality Management System, ISO 9001-2000, Continental Steel

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