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What Stainless Steel Is Magnetic?

Stainless steel is a great material choice for all kinds of jobs and applications. Lots of people always wonder what stainless steel is magnetic and there’s really only two grades that are. Every grade of stainless steel is not made equally. There are several families of stainless steels with very different physical/composition properties. A basic […]

How To Clean And Maintain Aluminum Diamond Plate Shine

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Whether you work in construction, fabrication, or have a trailer, you are probably familiar with aluminum diamond plate. Other popular names for aluminum diamond plate are tread plate, checker plate, durbar plate, or floor plate. You can find this in all kinds of materials such as steel and stainless steel; however, aluminum is the most popular, and […]

What Diamond Plate Thickness Should I Use For Trailer Flooring?

When building out your trailer, it’s very important to know the right thickness for safety. Flooring for trailers should be anti-slip reliable, and durable. With aluminum diamond plates, they offer the perfect balance of durability and aesthetics. Plus, there are many benefits to using aluminum diamond plates for trailer flooring: Corrosion-resistant Anti-slip Weather-proof Easy to […]

Aluminum vs Stainless Steel: What’s the Right Material for the Job?

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You’ll have noticed that two of the most popular products on our site are aluminum diamond plate sheets and stainless steel sheets. While both materials are very versatile and work really well, sometimes there will be a good reason to pick one over the other. In this post we’re going to tackle aluminum vs stainless […]

Tread Plates Overview

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Tread plate is the name given to sheet metal stock that bears the distinctive diamond patterns of raised marks on its surface (which also gives it its name of ‘diamond plate’). Other names include durbar floor plate, checker plate, or tread brite. Tread plate is typically made from aluminum or stainless steel and comes in […]

5 Reasons To Use Aluminum Diamond Plate In Your Truck Bed

Aluminum diamond plate is a popular choice for circumstances where durability and looking good are important. You’ll often see it used for industrial walkways, stairs, ramps, kick plates and other applications where the material will be subjected to the elements and daily wear and tear. Here’s why it’s a great product for your truck bed […]