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3 Types of Magnetic Stainless Steel

In our last blog, we discussed which attributes make stainless steel magnetic, and how to determine if your stainless steel is ferrous or not. In this blog, we will show you the 3 common types of magnetic stainless steel, and … Continue reading

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Does Stainless Steel Have Magnetic Properties?

Stainless steel is one of the most sought-after metals in various industries all over the world for many reasons. One of the most valuable properties of stainless steel is its non-porous and thus, resistance to corrosion. You see, stainless steel … Continue reading

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What is Prime Scrap Metal?

Also known as “prompt” or “new” scrap, prime scrap metal is a fervently sought-after commodity, and for many good reasons. Continue reading to learn some facts about prime scrap metal, including where to make the most money by selling it … Continue reading

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A List of Transition Metals and Properties

If you look at the periodic table, you will notice that the largest group of elements are transition metals, which make up most of the center of the table. Below the main portion of the table, the two rows of … Continue reading

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Check Out All the Metal Scrap We Buy in Indianapolis!

Here at Garden City Iron & Metal, our experienced scrap metal buyers are well-versed in the industry’s best practices and current market values for metal, as well as, equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies, which means that you can trust … Continue reading

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Important Scrap Metal Terms and Definitions

If you are preparing to enter the world of metal scrapping, you would do well to learn some important metal terms to better understand the average worth of your junk when it comes time to sell it off to a … Continue reading

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The Price Difference Between Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metal

Metal recycling is an incredibly important endeavor for our planet. Not only is it vital for the sustenance and preservation of our natural resources, it also reduces air pollution, protects wildlife and nature, and much more. But did you know … Continue reading

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Helpful Tips for Buying a New Furnace

If you are looking to buy a new furnace for your home or office, be sure you know what to expect.  Several furnace buyers purchase a furnace that doesn’t fit their indoor comfort needs.  With so many make and model … Continue reading

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What are PGM’s?

If you are new to the world of coin collecting, jewelry making, or any other field hobby that involves precious metals, you are likely to come across the acronym, “PGM”, at some point in time. Continue reading to learn what … Continue reading

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6 Signs That Suggest You Need a New Refrigerator

Refrigerators are built to last, but that does not mean they will last forever. At some point in your lifetime, you will likely be faced with the responsibility of replacing an old or defective refrigerator with a new one. In … Continue reading

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