Why Stainless Steel Grade Can Make Or Break Your Product — Literally

While stainless steel grades may look similar on the surface, they actually have varying properties that make them appropriate for various industries. Despite this, some industry professionals have the misconception that all stainless steel is created equal. But having that mentality could actually be ruining your company's products. Before you select your specific type of

By |August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Understanding The Different Types Of Stainless Steel

Alloy steels exist in a vast spectrum. And on this spectrum, alloy steels are categorized into structural steels, tool and die steels, magnetic alloys, and stainless and heat-resisting steels. Of these, stainless steels are some of the most universally known and applicable steel metals. But they are certainly not uniform. Just as stainless steel uses

By |July 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Why Use Stainless Steel In The Food Processing Industry

Stainless steel uses are vast. In fact, stainless steel is among the four most common metals used in construction along with carbon steel, aluminum, and copper. Another industry where stainless steel products are used is food processing. From tools to surfaces, this metal is highly suitable for production, processing, and packaging. The following are just

By |July 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

How To Maintain Stainless Steel

Stainless steel products are useful for many industries. Steel 316 alone is used for lab equipment, jet engines, food and drug processing, boat fittings, and chemical containers. These steels are resistant to corrosion, highly durable, and easily manipulated. And they are also quite simple to maintain. With the right tools and knowledge, you can keep

By |July 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

What To Consider When Choosing A Steel Alloy

From kitchen appliances to oil refineries, alloyed steels have a wide variety of applications in modern society. Metals like HY 80 and HY 100 are useful in many different industries, but they are not all created equal. Before you choose a steel material for your specific need, consider what qualities you are looking for. The

By |July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Properties And Applications Of Copper-Nickel Alloys

Located side by side on the periodic table, nickel and copper complement each other well. Possessing similar properties, these elements are often melded as an alloy. Available in various forms, including QQ N 281, these types of alloys are highly durable and suitable for a wide spectrum of industries. Use this guide to understand some

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

A Multi-Industry Guide To Nickel Alloys

Much like other metal alloys, nickel has a wide variety of applications. It is reliable, durable, and easy to use in any industry. Because of the longstanding success of this material, the use of nickel is actually growing at a rate of 4% each year, and the use of nickel containing stainless steel is expanding

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Diversified Metals Announces Annual Charitable Golf Tournament

Diversified Metals, Inc. will once again host the Annual Pro-Am at Quaboag Country Club. This year's proceeds will go to Shriners Hospitals For Children in Springfield's new inpatient rehabilitation unit. The tournament will run August 5 and 6 with tee times at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Through the generosity of our donors, we will

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

5 Applications Of Stainless Steel Alloys

Steel alloys are useful materials with a wide array of applications. These materials, including 660 stainless and b8 stainless, can be classified into four categories: structural steels, tool and die steels, magnetic alloys, and stainless and heat-resisting steels. Stainless steels in particular continue to be in demand in a variety of industries. The following are

By |June 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|