When it comes to industrial applications, the importance of selecting the right type of pipe or tube cannot be overstated. At Federal Steel Supply, we offer a wide range of options, including Carbon Pipe and Tube, Chrome-Moly Pipe and Tube, and Stainless Steel Pipe and Tube.
Stainless steel has many uses recognizable in our everyday lives–from kitchen appliances to bridges and medical equipment. Given its unique chemical makeup and properties, it’s widely considered to be rust-proof. However, this may not be the full truth about stainless steel.  What is Stainless Steel? Stainless steel refers to the family of iron-based alloys that contain...
Stainless steel needs to be protected to prevent damaging effects due to impurities. One of the most common ways to do this is with a process called passivation. 
Stainless steel has been used in many forms over the last 150 years, but no industry can hold a candle to the impact it has had on the food and beverage industries.
The space race is currently at its height, and steel is becoming a key player in the mad dash for territory control beyond Earth’s borders. Space travel is no longer a purely scientific or even a military endeavor.
Stainless steel is one of the most reliable materials for construction: it can easily resist corrosion and fire. It tends to last over 100 years in most cases, making it an excellent choice for everything from laboratory equipment to jet engines and chemical containers.
The 19th century birthed a technologically driven steel revival in the U.S. that lowered production time and heightened quality. By 1910, America was actively producing 24 million tons of steel a year, and the industry proliferated at the end of World War II.
Extreme weather conditions are something that cannot be avoided. With climate changes becoming more drastic year over year, it is paramount to analyze how we continue to build our infrastructure to withstand extreme events. While there’s a lot we can do, it seems that steel construction is one way to defend ourselves against natural disasters,...
Recovery is the word of the year as the steel industry comes roaring into 2021. With the third coronavirus vaccine now on the horizon, a calmer wave of steadily growing supply and demand will set the industry on the path to return to pre-pandemic levels.
The steel industry is essential for industries all over the world and the health and vitality of human life and nature. Metal fabrication is the process of building machines and structures from raw materials.