The February issue (Part 1) discusses some of the general terms you’ll encounter. Remember, it’s important that you and your supplier both use the same language to be sure you’ll get what you need.
The March issue (Part 2) describes the limitations of ordering AISI 1008/1010, and why you might need to change to something like SAE J2329 for more consistent performance.
The April issue (Part 3) highlights terms you’ll find when working with aluminum alloys. I think it’s amazing that 200 billion soda/beer cans are made each year, meaning 6000 cans are made every second!
Read more at www.metalformingmagazine.com/magazine/article/?/2018/2/1/Know_Your_Sheetmetal_Terminology–Part_1 and