Monthly Archives: "June, 2018"

Safety Tips To Be Aware Of When Cutting Metal
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Cutting steel can be a dangerous task so it's important that you know how to do your job safely. Before we discuss safety practices, let's take a look at the injuries which can occur if proper safety measures aren't put in place. Injuries from using hand tools – A variety of hand tools are used In metal fabrication to give those all-important finishing touches. There are several reasons why injury may occur from hand tool usage including poor maintenance...

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There’s Nothing Standard About Us!
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While some fabrications shops provide a standard service, manufacturing and selling steel products, we like to think that there's nothing standard about us. Besides providing quality parts for your project we can also take your ideas and bring them to life, being here for you at every step of the way. At Metro Steel, we offer custom solutions which you may struggle to find elsewhere. We like our customers to regard our fab shop as their fab shop which...

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What’s The Difference Between Stainless Steel 304 and 316?
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Did you know that just as for aluminium there are many different types of stainless steel? Looking at them with the naked eye, it's virtually impossible to tell them apart, but when viewed beneath a microscope there are significant differences. In total there are more than 100 kinds of stainless steel but only 6 are regularly used in industrial applications. We're going to be discussing the difference between 304 and 316 steel, so let's dive in and take a...

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5 Reasons To Use Steel For Your Security Fencing
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If you're considering installing fencing around your property to keep out trespassers and safeguard your possessions, you're probably wondering what the best material is to use. Understandably, you could argue that we're biased, but we have no hesitation in recommending steel. There are many advantages to choosing steel over other fencing materials such as aluminium or timber, but here are 5 of the best. Durability – One of the main reasons for choosing steel is that by nature...

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Looking to Replace Your Roof? Why Steel Is Such A Good Choice
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When you stop to think about it, the roof is probably the most important part of your home. Choosing the right material for your roof will protect it from the elements, increase the strength of its structure, and add value should you come to sell your property. A new roof can be expensive, so it's important to make the right choice. Metal roofing such as steel or aluminium has become the number one choice for Aussies, and when you look...

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