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Technical Information

At Metalex we fulfil thousands of metal orders everyday and we work exceptionally hard with our customers to ensure that they receive exactly what they need.

To aid you, we have created a number of technical information pages to guide you in making the correct choices regarding characteristics, specifications and tolerances for your metal requirements.

Aluminium Technical Information

Stainless Steel Technical Information

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The latest news from your favourite UK metal stockists.

China unexpectedly restricts the import of scrap metals, Trump imposing new duties on Chinese aluminium and the tribe in Africa that created the world's first carbon steel! Here's the news from Metalex. China unexpectedly restricts the import of scrap metals. Trump...

Metal Supplies News

Trump’s legacy of tariffs and exclusions rumbles on. A stainless steel 3D printed bridge takes shape in Amsterdam. And a couple of brass thieves are caught stealing from a cemetery. Here is the news.   Amsterdam's innovative 3d printed bridge Amsterdam is now the...

Metal Suppliers News – Super-strong alloys, US metals quotas, weird metallic plants

Trump’s administration relaxing the steel and aluminium quotas, weird plants seem to have an affinity for heavy metals and the world’s most wear-resistant material. Here’s the news from the wonderful world of metal supply. Trump's administration is relaxing the steel...

Trumps crazy metal tariffs, Fiat Chrysler innovate with aluminium and other news from our world.

Trumps crazy metal tariffs, Fiat Chrysler innovate with aluminium and other news from our world. We've got the tiger by the tail – Fiat Chrysler on their cool new aluminium alloy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have developed a brand new aluminium alloy for engines, and it...

Will Trump’s Trade War Affect UK Metals Prices?

Will Trump’s Trade War Affect UK Metals Prices? At Metalex we stock stainless steel, aluminium sheet, carbon steel and more, so it matters what's going on out there in the wider world.  Are we heading for a Trump-ignited metals trade war? Or are we already there?  A...

News From the Wonderful World of Metal Supply

Nothing stands still for long in our world. Metal prices, exciting discoveries, new methods of extracting and manufacturing… it’s all go. And May 2018 is no different. Here are three amazing tales from your favourite British metal suppliers.   Introducing...

The news from Metalex, popular stainless steel suppliers in the UK .

The news from Metalex, popular Stainless Steel suppliers in the UK . As steel suppliers, UK based and highly experienced, we like to keep a finger on our industry's pulse. As highly experienced metal stockists we like to monitor demand, supply, pricing and everything...

Trump’s Metal Supply Machinations – Creating Chaos in Our Sector

This week sees a flurry of metal supply related chaos emanating from the USA, as US President Donald Trump has the world’s metal manufacturers and suppliers in a tizz thanks to his plans to impose a 10% tariff on aluminium imports and a 25% tariff on steel imports. ...

Metal Market News From Your favourite Metal Stockholder

2018 looks like another exciting year for our sector, full of dramatic fluctuations, new discoveries and fresh ways to harness metals for the good of humankind. Welcome to the rollercoaster ride. Here’s the latest. New welding tech essential for the US' ageing nuclear...

Metal Supply News January 2018 – Focus on Copper and Carbon Steel

Metal supplies UK is the name of the game here at Metalex, and it’s our job to keep our finger on the pulse as regards new developments in the metal supply sector. Here’s the news for January 2018. It's all go for copper - Set to fly high in 2018 In late December 2017...

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