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.
Often referred to as “razor-blade steel” due to its frequent use in the manufacture of razors and cutlery, grade 440 stainless steel provides high strength and moderate corrosion resistance. Extremely versatile, it’s used in a wide range of industries to create specialized, small-scale products and is available in various types: 440A, 440B, 440C, and 440F. Common Applications Besides being used for cutlery and razorblades, 440 stainless steel is also used for small applications such as...Read more
Extremely high-strength and lightweight, titanium is used across a wide range of industries. Its high tensile strength, low heat transfer, and ballistic properties make it particularly well suited for manufacturing applications. Versatile and easily customizable, titanium sheets can be cut and stamped as needed to produce unique components and can also be bent and formed through heat treating. Titanium Sheet Applications In most applications, titanium sheet can be waterjet cut or stamped...Read more
A leading tube and pipe supplier, Continental Steel has been proudly serving a wide range of industries for over 30 years. Over this time, we’ve become a top source for high-quality, commonly used industrial metal materials. In most industries, the most frequently requested materials are aluminum, nickel, and titanium. Each featuring a unique set of properties and benefits, these high-performance metals can be used in a range of applications. Aluminum Tubing Aluminum and aluminum alloys...Read more