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Everything you need to know about Tin Sheet Metal

Tin is a silvery-white metal that is soft when first cut, but quickly tarnishes to a dull gray color when exposed to air. Tin is highly malleable and can be easily shaped without breaking. It is also very ductile, meaning it can be drawn into thin wires. Tin is one of the few metals that […]
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Everything You Need to Know About Corten Sheet Metal

Corten, which is also known as "weathering steel," is a type of metal that contains copper, chromium, nickel-molybdenum, and phosphorus. It was developed to resist corrosion and abrasion and is commonly used in outdoor applications as a result. The main benefit of using Corten is that it doesn't require painting or other forms of protective […]
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Everything You Need to Know About Galvanized Steel Sheet Metal

Galvanized sheet metal is a type of steel that's gone through a chemical process to coat it with a layer of zinc oxide. As a result, galvanized steel won't get rusty as easily as regular steel. The coating also gives the steel a more durable finish. Because of this, galvanized sheet metal is one of […]
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Everything You Need to Know About Stainless Steel Sheet Metal

Stainless steel is a type of metal alloy that contains chromium. Chromium is a chemical element that gives stainless steel its unique properties, including resistance to corrosion and staining. Additionally, chromium provides stainless steel with a shiny, polished appearance. It is these properties that make stainless steel an ideal material for a wide range of […]
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Everything You Need to Know About Zinc Sheet Metal

The use of zinc sheet metal can be found throughout a wide range of industries because its unique properties make it an ideal choice for many different projects. Additionally, zinc metal sheets are relatively easy to work with and can be cut, drilled, or otherwise shaped to meet your needs. With that in mind, the […]
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Copper and Lead-Coated Copper Sheet Metal

When it comes to the use of sheet metal in construction, there are many different choices. Two popular ones are copper and lead-coated copper sheet metal. Copper is a soft and malleable metal with high thermal and electrical conductivity. Lead-coated copper sheet metal is copper that has been coated with a thin layer of lead. […]
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About Sheet Metal

Sheet metal is a thin, flat piece of metal that can be cut and shaped into a variety of different objects. There are many different manufacturing processes that can be used to create sheet metal products. The two most common methods are cutting and forming, which use tools such as lasers, presses, and punching machines. […]
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Consulting

When it comes to sheet metal preservation and restoration, no two projects are the same. Sheet metal is one of the most durable and flexible types of materials used in construction. As such, it's commonly used in both historic buildings and modern buildings. When preservation or restoration needs arise, you'll want to ensure that you […]
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Sheet Metal Scrulpture & Statue Restoration

Although many traditional sculptures and statues are made out of stone, the drawback of doing so is that they not only take an incredibly long time to create, but they tend to be vulnerable to damage. It's one of the reasons why sheet metal is often the preferred material for contemporary sculptures and statues -- […]
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Ornamental Decorative Sheet Metal Restoration and Preservation

Due to its durable nature and resistance to damage caused by long-term exposure to the elements, it should come as no surprise that metal has been used as a building material for centuries. However, metal also happens to be incredibly flexible, especially when compared to materials like wood and stone. As a result, many architects […]
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