Metal Materials

Metal materials are found in a wide range of standard and specialised applications and environments. Often playing a key role across most types of construction, engineering, installation and design projects, and we offer a variety of useful materials and forms to cover a wide range of job types.

What types of metal materials do we offer?

At RS we offer a wide range of construction and engineering options with a range of metal materials. Suitable for use in a variety of industries, our range of metals can cover large commercial applications through to smaller DIY work with our range of hard and soft metals including:

  • Aluminium
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Copper
  • Gunmetal
  • Mild Steel
  • Stainless Steel

What metal forms can I buy?

Along with our range of material options, we off a selection of metal forms. Metal forms are the type or shape a piece of material is supplied in. The range of material forms allows for a more accurate starting material when working on a project. Our range of metal material forms include:

  • Sheet
  • Tube
  • Bar
  • Angle
  • Channel
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