Safely Loading Metal Coils with a Forklift [How To]

Posted by: Chris Schwartz on September 10, 2019

Loading, transporting, and storing metal coils is pretty standard procedure at a metal service center, but we realize that might not be the case for other businesses, production facilities, and local artists we work with. Still, regardless of frequency, properly transporting metal coils will keep internal employees safe and protect the product from damage. Two things every business wants. In this blog, I’m providing a basic how-to for safely loading and transporting metal coils with a forklift. Let’s get started.

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How to Spot Quality Issues in Your Metal Product

Posted by: Chris Schwartz on July 19, 2018

While many variables can cause issues in metal materials, it's important to recognize and identify any issues that could affect your project. Today, I'll cover a few common quality issues seen in metal products and explain the best time to spot them. 

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Steel: Quality is Our Priority

Posted by: Chris Schwartz on March 19, 2018

Many variables go into the quality of metal material. Anything from mill marks, scratches, and laminations to waves, twists, and burrs can affect the appearance and machinability of metals. Not to mention, what you see on the outside of a coil isn’t necessarily going to be what you find in the middle. When it comes to ensuring the quality of our steel – and all of our metal materials – we go beyond the basics. Here’s our process :

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Metal Product Quality is Our #1 Priority

Posted by: Chris Schwartz on January 17, 2018

It's true. When it comes to meeting the needs of our customers, quality is at the top of our priority list. When it comes to priorities within our company, safety comes first, but that's a story for another day. Today, I'll be covering additional details about our dedication to quality and how it helps us meet the needs of our customers. 

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4 Steps to Take if Your Metal Product Arrives Damaged

Posted by: Chris Schwartz on August 16, 2017

If your metal shipment arrives damaged or below quality expectations, what's your course of action? Below I've outlined four steps to take if your metal order arrives damaged. 

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