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Top 3 Applications of Aluminum Anodizing

In its natural state, aluminum has a thin protective layer of oxide that makes it resistant to damage and corrosion. The more pure the metal, the higher the resistance. But in the metals market, many aluminum commodities are manufactured with … Continue reading

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Tips for Cleaning Stainless Steel

Stainless steel trends are on the rise, and they’re not just for appliances anymore. Several office and household commodities are being introduced to the market in stainless steel versions. Items like countertops, backsplashes, phone cases, laptops, furniture, jewelry, electronics, and … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts About the Value of Platinum

Platinum is a precious metal that is sometimes referred to as the “Rich Man’s Gold” or “White Gold” because it is just as beautiful, but rarer than gold itself. Continue reading to learn why platinum is so valuable. ⛏ Attributes … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Makes Brass and Bronze Different From Each Other?

Brass and bronze metal may look similar, but there are distinctive differences between them. Learn what these differences are before recycling your metal! For those looking to recycle a large amount of brass, you may want to take a closer … Continue reading

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4 Benefits of Recycling Scrap Metal

Millions of tons of scrap metal are used and discarded each year. From bottles and cans, to vehicles, electronics, and more, metal is a highly useful commodity that is 100% recyclable. According to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (http://www.isri.org), … Continue reading

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The Discerning Attributes of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metal

There are various types of metal found all around the world, but all metals can be placed into one of two categories: ferrous or non-ferrous. The most distinguishing difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metal is iron. Iron is among the … Continue reading

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Garden City Iron & Metal Welcomes You to Our Brand New Website!

Your One-Stop-Shop for Scrap Metal Recycling and Cash for Junk Cars Garden City Iron & Metal is an independently owned and operated, state-certified metal recycling company based out of Columbus, Indiana. We proudly serve all of Central and Southern Indiana … Continue reading

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