It is considered an essential metal in engineering and construction and one of the most recycled metals. Metals are solid material that are generally hard, shiny, malleable, fusible, ductile, and have good electrical and thermal conductivity. Metals are commonly used in the construction industry due to their durability and strength to form structural components, pipework, cladding materials and other components. Metalweb are part of RSAC, the world’s leading material stockholder, with sites across the UK . As well as being premier stockholders of the more popular metals, we can also supply Inconel, Incoloy, Monel, Titanium, Hastelloy, Tungum, Chrome Molybdenum, Cupro Nickel, 17/4 and Aerospace Metals.
Copper is commonly used in the construction industry to form pipes and tubing, as it is malleable and joints can be easily formed by soldering. It is also used as a cladding material, sometimes allowed to oxidise to a blue green colour. Because of its … Read More