Gateway Metals, Inc. Adds Two Large Amada Saws, New Lighting, and Reorganizes Processing Facility

Gateway Metals, Inc. has added two Amada saws to our cutting operation, added new overhead lighting, and reorganized our processing facility.

A large Amada H-1300 was purchased and installed in March 2017 making it the fourth large block saw in Gateway’s processing facility.  This saw allows Gateway to cut large block up to 52″ tall and 52″ wide.

A large Amada VM-3800 was purchased and installed in March 2017 making it the fifth plate saw in Gateway’s processing facility.  This saw allows Gateway to cut up to 20″ thick plate and as wide a 31.5″ throat.

New overhead lighting was also added in April 2017 to the processing facility.

Gateway has added these items and continues to improve our facility with the ultimate goal of offering our customers more options and servicing our customers better. 

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Sign-up for Gateway Metals Inc. Quarterly News Letter

logoGateway Metals is now issuing a quarterly newsletter beginning Q1 – 2017.  Check out what is new at Gateway by signing up your email address on our website at www.gatewaymetals.com and click on the “subscribe” button under the announcements section.  Thank you in advance for your subscription!

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Gateway Metals Purchases Okuma CNC

OKUMA 6Gateway Metals recently purchased an Okuma CNC for its Machine Service Department (MSD).

According to company president Dave Biscan, “The Okuma CNC now allows us the ability to provide our tool steel and mold steel customers pre-machined and squared up blocks on all six sides, when necessary.  The CNC is a great compliment to our other MSD equipment including our 60″ and 84″ Blanchard grinders, our surface grinder, and our vertical and horizontal boring mills.”

Gateway Metals can provide its tool steel and mold steel customers bar lengths, saw cut pieces, or squared up blocks depending on their needs. 

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes A2, D2, S7 MQ, 4140 Holder Block, Premium H13, and CPM steel.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground bar and precision ground blocks.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, Gateway Metals is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment.

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Gateway Metals D2

logoGateway Metals D2 is an air hardening alloy steel which provides exceptional wear resistance with medium toughness, ease of heat treatment, and minimum distortion.  Special melting and refining practices are utilized to produce a uniform product with high cleanliness and minimum segregation.  The material is tested to rigorous tool steel standards to ensure uniformity of structure and freedom of defects.  This makes Gateway Metals D2 suitable for use in cold work tooling applications requiring maximum wear resistance such as thread roll dies, punches, blanking dies, shears, and forming dies.

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool steel and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes A2, D2, S7, 4140 PH, Premium H13, P20, and CPM steels.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground bar and precision ground block.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, Gateway Metals, Inc. is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment. 

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Gateway Metals S7

logo 1Gateway Metals S7 is a shock resistant alloy tool steel which provides a unique combination of machinability, exceptional toughness, ease of heat treatment, and minimum distortion.  The material is tested to rigorous tool steel standards to ensure uniformity of structure and freedom from defects, making it suitable for use in applications requiring high impact strength such as shears, punches, blanking dies, and chisels.  S7 is also used for high hardness plastic molds and zinc die casting dies. 

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool steel distributor and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes A2, D2, S7, P20, 4140 PH, Premium H13, and CPM steel.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground blocks, and precision ground bar.  With over 200 years of combined industry experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment. 

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Gateway Metals Focused on Strong Inventories and Service at a Competitive Price.

gateway-exteriorThe first quarter of 2016 has come to an end.  As the second quarter starts, Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) has taken steps to improve its inventory positions on all its products including NADCA Premium H13, 4140 Holder Block, cold work die steels, and specialty grade steels.  A special emphasis was placed on tool steel round bar in A2, D2, S7, and H13 ESR.  Please give us a call or email today on your specific needs and GMI will service you very quickly at a very competitive price.

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated  full service tool and mold steel distributor located in St Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes tool steel, mold steel, alloy steel, NADCA approved die cast steel, stainless steel, and CPM steel.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision grounds bars, and precision ground blocks.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment.   

 

 

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Happy Easter from Gateway Metals, Inc.

Easter 1Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Easter.  We would like to thank everyone who has helped us get off to a good start in 2016.  Just a reminder, Gateway Metals will be closed Friday, March 25 in observance of Good Friday.

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service steel distributor and service center located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes tool steel, mold steel, alloy steel, NADCA approved die cast steel, stainless steel, and CPM steel.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment.

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Happy Holidays from Gateway Metals

ChristmasGateway Metals, Inc. would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.  We would like to thank everyone who helped us make 2015 a good year and look forward to an even better 2016.  Just a reminder, Gateway Metals will be closed December 24th, 25th, 31st, and January 1st in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes A2, D2, S7, 4140 HT, Premium H13, P20, CPM 10V, and many other tool and die steels.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground bar, and precision ground blocks.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment.

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Gateway Metals A2

logoGateway Metals A2 is an air hardening alloy tool steel which provides a good combination of wear resistance, toughness, ease of heat treatment and minimum distortion.  Special melting and refining practices are utilized to produce a uniform product with high cleanliness and minimum segregation.  The material is tested to rigorous tool steel standards to ensure uniformity of structure and freedom from defects.

Gateway Metals A2 is suitable for use in cold work tooling applications requiring a combination of wear resistance and toughness such as thread roll dies, punches, blanking dies, shears, and forming dies.  The grade is also used for plastic molds requiring high wear resistance. 

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool steel and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis, Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes tool steel, mold steel, alloy steel, NADCA approved die cast steel, stainless steel, and CPM steel.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground bars, and precision ground blocks.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment. 

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Happy Thanksgiving from Gateway Metals, Inc.

thanksgivingGateway Metals, Inc. would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.  We here at Gateway are truly thankful for each and every one of you who has helped us along the way in 2015.  We hope you have a happy and safe holiday.  Just a reminder, Gateway Metals will be closed Thursday 11/26 and Friday 11/27 in observance of Thanksgiving and will reopen on Monday 11/30.

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool steel and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis, Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes A2, D2, S7, P20 MQ, 4140 PH, Premium H13, CPM 10V and many other tool and mold steels.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground blocks, and precision ground bars.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment.

 

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