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Waterjet, Plasma and Saw Cutting – What’s the Difference?

Plasma Cutting for Thick Sheet Metal

Precision cutting steel services can be complex, especially given the variety of cutting processes available. Not only can it be overwhelming to choose which services you need for your specific project, but using the right cutting technology can make a world of difference in the quality of your project. Atlantic Stainless offers several metal cutting… Read more »

Comparing Popular Steel Grades: 303, 304, and 316

Stainless steel angle bar | 316 stainless steel

Stainless steel is one of the most versatile of all metals. Its demand continues to grow worldwide in large part due to advantages that stainless steel offers consumers, such as its increased formability, it’s easily welded, is corrosion resistance, has low maintenance, high strength, and has an overall attractive appearance. Once put into service, it… Read more »

A Consumer’s Guide to Purchasing Stainless Steel Sheets

Stainless Steel Sheets

Stainless steel sheet suppliers have many grades of stainless steel available for consumers to choose from. No doubt, the choices can be overwhelming to the uninitiated. However, knowing what grade to use will ultimately be determined by what environment the stainless steel will be used in. In other words, what degree of corrosion resistance will… Read more »

Selecting Stainless Steel Hardware and Fastener Materials

Chrome Bolts

In any job requiring fasteners, it’s imperative to choose the right stainless steel hardware best suited for the projects, whether it’s for commercial, industrial, or domestic use. Fasteners are a necessary part in any job for they literally and figuratively, hold the world together. They are the hardware devices such as nuts and bolts and… Read more »

A Guide to Waterjet Cutting

waterjet cutting services | steel services

Conceptually speaking, take water’s inherent power of erosion and combine it with the principle of a band saw and you’d be well on your way to understanding waterjet cutting technology. Of course, that’s an oversimplified understanding of the technology. Waterjet cutting works by forcing a large volume of water through a small orifice or jewel… Read more »