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    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

    In this section of the website, you will be able to easily navigate through our product-specific pages that will help suit all of your engineering needs. Furthermore, if you want to learn more about some of the products in this section of the website, we have created specific guides e.g. the Stainless Steel Bars Rods Guide.

    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

    Guides & Articles

    Stainless Steel Bars and Rods Guide

    Stainless Steel Bars and Rods Guide

    Our guide explores the different types of stainless steel rods and bars, identifies common sizes and shapes, and discusses their uses.
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    Aluminium Sheets Guide

    Aluminium Sheets Guide

    In our comprehensive guide, we look at what aluminium sheets are, their uses, as well as the different types available.
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    Metal Angles Guide

    Metal Angles Guide

    A guide to metal angles and angle iron, including what they are, the different types, and how they are used.
    Metal Angles Explained