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density stainless steel
In the material world, density matters. We may not spend much time pondering how dense a substance is, but metallurgists and engineers probably think about density more than most consumers realize. The density of an object determines whether it will float or sink. Do you know why a tiny pebble will drop to the bottom ...
CRP Kloeckner at the Drake House
No matter where you live or work, there is a community in need beyond what you may immediately see or know about. One of the motivations for Kloeckner Metals’ KloecknerCares initiative is to promote care for our local communities and build relationships with organizations built to directly serve these needs. This past August six corporate ...
JD Inman Retiring with Kloeckner
J.D. Inman woke up on October 16th feeling pretty good. His daddy wished him a happy birthday and then, matter-of-factly, told him, “You’re going to work today.” “Happy birthday, you’re going to work” is not exactly the way J.D. imagined waking up on his 18th birthday. But, 48 years later, he wouldn’t change a thing. ...
stainless steel grades
Since stainless steel is aesthetically pleasing and corrosion resistant, it’s often used in manufacturing items such as cookware, kitchen sinks, and vehicles. The term stainless steel refers to any of several iron-based alloys that include the element chromium as at least 10.5% of their composition. Although all stainless steel is defined by its crystalline structure, ...
Amada laser
The Amada Ensis 3015 AJ Laser and Amada AMS 3015 are the latest equipment additions to Kloeckner Metals Nashville (American Fabricators). The Amada Ensis 3015 AJ Laser is a 6kW fiber optic laser that adjusts laser beam diameter to enable continuous processing of thin-to-thick materials. It works in combination with the 10-shelf tower AMS 3015, ...
Kyle Otte Employee Spotlight
Kyle Otte recalls the best advice his father could have ever given him – advice he’s passed onto his own kids. His father said, “I don’t care what you do, as long as you: work hard provide for your family do something that is legal and ethical I don’t care if you are the President ...
welding stainless steel
The welding of stainless steel is substantially different from welding other materials. The difference begins with the unique chemical composition of stainless steel. What is stainless steel? Like other steels, stainless steel is an alloy of iron and carbon. What makes stainless steel different, though, is its inclusion of at least 10.5% chromium, an element ...
Business Focus Kloeckner Metals Bringing Value to Steel
This article originally appeared on Business Focus Magazine. Kloeckner Metals is a steel service centre, providing supply chain solutions to industry segments and consumer bases that consume steel and other metals. We learn how a leading steel service centre is navigating a volatile market and a changing world. “We sit between the metal producer and ...
HR Moving On Up
One way Kloeckner Metals stands out is by the breadth and depth of its training programs. Professional development spans multiple intensive programs designed for different career stages. Just a few include Leading for Success, the Rotational Management program, and the College Intern Program, with more on the way. Hear more from just a few graduates ...


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