Heading Materials Information

 To help you locate information and specifications on a wide range of materials, below are some links to websites where you can find information you need to assist with your designs and projects: 


Australia’s highest quality material including Aluminium, Titanium, Nickel and a wide variety of exotic materials, cut to size or profiled to your requirements. For more information and a catalogue please email Greg Shanley at

Here you will find all sorts of information on Bluescope Steel's structural and building products from catalogues giving size and grade information to detailed material properties. This site contains a myriad of design, specification and selection tools.

The Edcon Steel website has some good, downloadable catalogues and resources for steel sections, hot rolled sections, purlins, girts, welding procedures and more. This link will take you directly to the resource centre.

Another one of Bluescope Steel's websites. This one has detailed material specifications on hot rolled products and others. Also take a look at their 'how to' section for articles on how to weld, assemble, design etc using their products. If you are an approved customer, you can also go to their steelconnect website to order materials directly online.

Smorgan have some excellent pipeline specification and product data available for download.

Metaland's website has a very comprehensive catalogue of steel products. Good starting point to locate steel information as they linkto other sites for more specification details.

Global Metals

Global Metals product catalogue lists specialty steels like tool steels, chrome bar, hydraulic cylinder tube and others. Information is basic, but a good resource for information on standard sizes available. Bohler Uddeholm Bohler's website now has a large amount of information on a wide range of tool steels, high speed steels, stainless steels, hollow bar, chrome bar and tubes. The product catalogue lists standard sizes and downloadable spec sheets.

Austral Wright Metals

A wide variety of exotic and unusual metals. The link will take you to their catalogue of standard brass and copper sizes.

Australian Stainless Steel Development Association

The Australian Stainless Steel Development Association has some good technical information on stainless steel grades on their website. They also have a downloadable document listing standard stainless steel stock typically available.

Capral aluminium have a good catalogue of their aluminium building products as well as some document downloads on aluminium grades and properties.

Marplex's website has a large library of excellent technical specifications on the plastics materials they stock. Matweb Matweb's site is one of the most comprehensive sources for data on a huge range of materials including plastics, metals, ceramics and composites.

AtoZ of Materials

AtoZ of Materials is also a very comprehensive website for finding data and research papers about almost any material imaginable. However, it can take some time to locate the right information on this website.

Flanges Australia

Flanges Australia have downloadable catalogues of many types of pipe and tube fittings. Most catalogues contain dimensional information for designers.


Pirtek's website has their complete catalogue of tube fittings, hose fittings and other products available for download.    

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