Distributor and Supplier of Titanium, Stainless Steel, Nickel, Carbon Steel, Alloy Steel & Aluminum

What is the Difference Between Hastelloy® and Incoloy®?

Posted by Adam Ascione on September 17, 2015

Hastelloy® and Incoloy® are both members of the “superalloy” family, also known as high-performance alloys. As such, they have several key characteristics in common. They both possess excellent mechanical strength, especially at high temperatures, and they are both highly resistant to corrosion and oxidation. However, there are also several important differences to note between these two superalloys, including their chemical composition, their weldability, and their suitability for different applications.

Read More

Topics: high temp alloy, hastelloy, incoloy, high temperature alloys

What is the Difference Between Inconel® and Incoloy®?

Posted by Don Ascione on May 14, 2015

Although Inconel® and Incoloy® belong to the same family of superalloys, each possesses its own distinct properties, as well as sharing others. Also known as high-performance alloys, the superalloys in general provide high resistance to corrosion and oxidation, as well as mechanical strength at elevated temperatures.

Read More

Topics: high temp alloy, Aerospace Applications, incoloy, high temperature alloys, inconel

Steel Plate Basics - Buying Steel Plate

Posted by Don Ascione on June 25, 2014

In previous articles, we've covered buying pipe, tube, and beam (all which have various unique apsects which make them more complicated). However, buying steel plate is about as basic as it gets.
Read More

Topics: nickel alloy, buying steel tube, steel tube, high temp alloy, Alloy Steel Bars, titanium, aluminum, carbon steel, carbon steel i-beams, buying steel pipe, buying steel plate, steel plate

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.

Read More

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

All about Monel®, Part One: Does Monel® Corrode/Rust?

Posted by Don Ascione on March 10, 2014


One of the metals that we receive many inquiries about is Monel®, and we’d like to take this opportunity to begin the first of a three-part series, providing information on Monel and answering the three most frequent questions we hear.As leading distributors of high-quality metals for over two decades, we have many new clients who come to us to supply their varying metal needs. We also have many customers coming to us with questions about the different metals, their properties, and their applications.

Read More

Topics: Corrosion, Rust, Nickel-Copper alloy, high temp alloy, Frequently Asked Questions, monel, monel 400

View our full Metals Catalog  All Shapes, Grades, & Sizes!

Subscribe to Email Updates

Posts by category

SEE ALL »