Discover the Versatility and Durability of Aluminum: Explore our comprehensive blog posts dedicated to all things aluminum. From its fascinating wide range of applications in the construction, utilities, and automotive industries, our articles delve into this remarkable metal’s countless benefits and innovative uses.

5 Things to Look for in an Aluminum Pipe Supplier

Aluminum pipe

Choosing a reputable aluminum pipe supplier is so important for companies in manufacturing, utilities, construction, or any industry that relies on aluminum products. A trustworthy supplier with top-quality aluminum pipe products can help you maintain excellent service with your own customer base and improve cost efficiency. Here are five things you should look for when… Read more »

How Electrical Distribution Works and the Role of Aluminum

How electrical distribution works and the role of aluminum

Aluminum bus pipe, one of Three D Metals’ top products, is integral in the process of distributing the electrical power that you use every day. But how does it work, and what does aluminum actually do? We recently spoke with Donna Wise, product manager of aluminum bus pipe and electrical shapes, about the basics of… Read more »

Pros and Cons of Metals Used in the Utilities Industry

Pros and cons of copper and aluminum

According to recent trend discussions, there are big plans on the horizon for improving the electrical grid in the United States, including building new substations across the country. That said, aluminum and copper are both important components in electrical applications, making them some of the most in-demand metals on the market today and into the… Read more »

Understanding Aluminum Bus Pipe Uses and Finishes

Understanding aluminum bus pipe uses and finishes

This blog was updated in 2022. Aluminum is a lightweight, highly conductive material. In its pure form, aluminum has an electrical conductivity of 65 percent of the International Annealed Copper Standard. This conductivity changes when its composition is altered, such as when it is combined with other types of metal to create alloys.  The high… Read more »