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Zetium from PANalytical - Excellence in Elemental Analysis

Building on years of experience and success with PANalytical's extensive analytical X-ray portfolio, Zetium represents a revolutionary step in materials analysis.

Structural Steel - A Recyclable Material

A depiction of how structural steel can be recycled, from an old car into a building or engineering structure.

Identifying and Characterizing Foreign Particle Contamination in the Automotive Industry - ASPEX AQC SEM System

ASPEX has developed the industry's only totally integrated solution for the automated detection, identification, and characterization of micron-level debris in automotive manufacturing and cleansing operations, the AQC. Manufacturers have come to understand that particles smaller than can be seen by their current optical and gravimetric inspection techniques can impact production—particles that are easily be identified and characterized by the AQC.

The AZoM iPhone App - The World of Materials in the Palm of Your Hand

The iPhone app from AZoM.com gives you the world of materials in the palm of your hand. It offers you a totally portable way to locate materials solutions, suppliers and products as well as providing you with the latest materials news, conveniently broken down into categories to suit various industry sectors.

How Heat Treatment Affects the Properties of Metal and Alloys

A video clip providing a basic understanding of heat treatment of metals and alloy structures. A description of crystallography and crystallization changes that occur and how they affect the properties of metals and alloys.

Introductory Video from Brown McFarlane

Brown McFarlane is one of the global processors, traders and distributors of high quality alloy, carbon, duplex, stainless and super duplex steel plates.

Application of Cromgard Utility Stainless Steel in the Sugar Industry

Cromgard from American Utility Metals is an excellent alternative to carbon steels and conventional stainless steel. This video provides some reasons why this is the case and also shows the many places where Cromgard can be used in the sugar industry.

How does Steel Sawing Work?

A video clip showing how steels are cut during the manufacturing and fabrication process of steels after being delivered to the steel stockyard.

Demonstration of the xSORT Handheld XRF Analyzer from Spectro Analytical

In this video John Kelly and Dan Soisson from Spectro Analytical demonstrate the xSORT handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer. This portable unit is ideally suited to rapid throughput metals sorting and identification such as in scrap yards and stainless steel warehousing.

Properties of Titanium (Ti) and Nickel (Ni) Alloys

This video shows the properties of alloys made of nickel and titanium and demonstrate the affect of stress on the properties of alloys.

Plasma Cutting of Steel - The Process

A video clip from Corus showing the use of steel plasma cutting as an alternative cutting method for cutting steel. The video demonstrates the process of how steel plasma cutting is performed. Steel plasma cutting with a copper tip can reach temperature of 20,000 degree celcius with a velocity approaching the speed of sound.

Handheld XRF Analyzers for Scrap Metal Applications

This video demonstrates the Innov-X range of handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers and their important application for scrap metal recycling. The portable device can determine chemical composition of metals in just seconds. It also has an in-built database permitting alloy identification.

Corus Demonstrate the Fabrication and Manufacturing Process of Steel

A video clip demonstrating the fabrication and a start to finish manufacturing process of steel. The versatility, low cost and high strength makes steel one of the most attractive material in the construction industry. Therefore it is vital that the fabricators deliver the steel according to the requirements of the construction contractors.

The Anter LS2 Module for Thermal Property Determination

The FlashLine series from Anter Corp is able to determine various thermal properties of a wide range of materials using the laser flash method. The properties that the FlashLine can determine include thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity and specific heat capacity. The modular unit allows thermal properties to be determined at a range of temperatures from cryogenic to 2800°C.

Introduction to Structural Engineering and Steel Design

This video show a selecttion of monumental building structures and engineering feats from around the world. Design aspects and techniques are described that help structural engineers utilise steel to create these structures. Properties of steel that make it such an attractive construction material are also described.

The Patented Wire Strand Annealing Process by Thermcraft

This video shows a the patented wire strand annealing process developed by Thermcraft and Tire Wire Technology LLC. The process utilizes liquid quenchant fluidized bed technology.

Demonstration of the Capabilities of Waterjet and Laser Cutting Processes by FedTech

This short video from FedTech demonstrates the versatility of waterjet and laser cutting processes. In particular it shows how the processes can be used to cut thick, thin, hard and soft materials.

Laser Cutting of Cold Rolled Steel by FedTech

A demonstration of laser cutting cold rolled steel by FedTech.

Large Stainless Steel Gears Produced Using Waterjet Cutting by FedTech

This short video from FedTech shows large stainless steel gears being machined using waterjet cutting techniques.

How to Keep Your Stainless Steel Appliances Looking Like New

An instructional video on how to keep your stainless steel appliances looking like new using ProtectaClear.

Nanostructured Steel for Automotive Applications

NanoSteel have developed a revolutionary new nanostructured steel that combines high strength, high ductility and the ability to be cold-formed. Auto makers who use this alloy will be able to save kilograms due to its high strength, which has the beenfit of increasing fuel economy which is becoming an increasingly important design objective.

How is Steel Made? Steel Manufacture from Start to Finish

A descriptive video showing from United States Steel the production and manufacturing of steel from the extraction of crude iron ore to the custom manufacturing of steel. The wide range of applications makes steel the most widely used metal around the world. The video shows the many heat treatments including coating, annealing, tempering, that can be performed on steel that give it its unique properties.

Laser Cutting Stainless Steel by FedTech

Laser cutting stainless steel by FedTech.

Demonstration of An Automated Tensile Test on Hot-rolled Steel by Zwick

Zwick robotic testing system 'roboTest P' with materials testing machine 600 kN for tensile tests on heavy plate.

Surface Treatment Provides Reduced Friction and Energy Consumption

A video clip showing how surface treatment with Fricso polymer materials can help reduce friction and energy consumption and hence reducing running and maintenance costs. This technology allows friction reduction and energy consumption by treating metal surface on existing production line. A nano layer deposition with oil retaining capabilities is created.

Demonstration of An Automated Tensile Test on Plastics and Metals by Zwick

Zwick robotic testing system 'roboTest R' with materials testing machine 200 kN for tensile tests on plastics according to standards like (ISO 6892, EN 10002, ISO 527,ISO 3167, ASTM D 638, ASTM E 8, EN 10002, JIS Z 2241)

How Stainless Steel is Made from Scrap Steel

Most people are familiar, or at least have come into contact with stainless steel on an almost daily basis. This informative video details how stainless steel is produced from scrap metal. The video then goes into the production of stainless steel strip from slab as well as cleaning scale and stress relieving so that it is easier to process.

How Steel Scuba Tanks are Made

Scuba tanks must withstand massive pressures. The production process involves procedures such as deep drawing, hot spinning, heat treatment, machining, shot blasting and sometimes hot dip galvanized as well being hydrostatically tested.

Custom Rub-On Labels by International Decal

Introducting Internatioanl Decal Rub-On Transfer System used for decorating products and substrae such as wood, stainless steel, acrylic, glass, ceramic, leather and vinyl products. They are highly durable and hand washable. Different printing methods are available in accordance with customer specification. See how this is done.

CAST Cooperative Research Centre - Functions and Successes

George Collins CEO of the CAST Cooperative Research Centre in Australia explains what who his organisation is and what they have set out to do and who is involved. In particular CAST partner with members of industry and look to improve processes and materials.

Wire Strand Annealing by Thermcraft

This video shows a strand annealing furnace from Thermcraft. The process shown uses technology patented by ThermCraft and Tire Wire Technology LLC. and involves liquid quenchant fluidized bed technology.

Metal Injection Moulding - An Overview of the Manufacturing Process

This video provides an overview of the metal injection molding process, itself a powder metallurgy production process. From the blending of metal powders and binders, to the pressing of green parts, to the sintering of compoents, this vidoe provides an excellent review of the entire production process.

Demonstration of An Automatic Testing System for Heavy Steel Plates by Zwick

Zwick robotic testing system 'roboTest R' with materials testing machines 1200 kN and 600 kN for tensile tests on heavy plate for tests according to standards like (ISO 6892,ASTM E8, EN 10002, JIS Z 2241)

Explaining Stainless Steel Grades

Aalco Metals presents an informative and educational animation to explain all the different stainless steel grades and how these differ in properties and applications.

Identifying Impurities in Steel Production using the ASPEX Metal Quality Analyzer SEM System

The ASPEX Metal Quality Analyzer (MQA) has for years, been at the forefront of inclusion analysis in investigative work to determine castability issues and improve product quality. The control of inclusions relies on accurate knowledge about the phase changes and compositional relation of them under various chemical and thermal conditions during processing. Given the direct link between the inclusion content and steel production process, manufacturers of steel demand an analyzer that can operate under adverse conditions.

New Transparent Coating for Metals, Plastics and Glass that Repels Water, Oil and Adhesive Materials

The introduction of the Nanosceptor coating machine that places transparent coating on glass, plastic and metals which repels water, oil and other adhesive materials. Normal TEFLON coatings have a thickness of around 10microns, but with the Nanosceptor the coating thickness is only several nanometers !! Watch and see how this is done

The Pentronix Multipack 1204 Automated Anvil Press

The Pentronix Multipack 1204 is suited to pressing ceramic and metallic powders into high precision components at the rate of 10-120 parts per minute. These components are typically used in electronic applications.

Non-Destructive Testing of Steel Welds - Testing Techniques

A video clip from Corus showing what non-destructive testing (NDT) is and the methods commonly used in non-destructive testing of welded steel components to ensure there is no unacceptable defects which can affect the mechanical properties of metallic component.

The Many Applications of Steel

Everything we use is either made with steel or made from steel products in some way. Steel which has strength, steel which is springy, steel that can be pressed and shaped, steel that is hard, steel that is soft, there is a steel that is suitable for just about every task we can think of. A video showing the many applications of steels in our life and how it is made to suit so many applications for our everyday requirements.

How Gold Alloying Process Can Make Different Kinds of Gold

Have you ever wander how jewellers make 14, 10, 8 carat gold and different exotic colors of gold? This video clip show how jewellers manufacutre gold alloys by mixing pure gold with other metals to give different unique properties and colors of gold. By adding various alloys you can obtain different colors. For example to obtain white gold paladium is added.

Demonstration of An Automated Robotic Testing System for Metal Heavy Plates by Zwick

Zwick robotic testing system 'roboTest P' with materials testing machine 2000 kN and materials testing machine 600 kN for tensile tests on heavy plate according to standards like (ISO 6892, ASTM E 8, EN 10002, JIS Z 2241)

Aluminium Forging Helps Ferrari Win Double Titles

The Ferrari F1 racecar set a record winning double titles. Crucial to this achievement was the incorporation of aluminum forged 2 piece wheels featuring the world-renowned BBS. This video demonstrate how aluminium forging has helped in the development process.

Demonstration of American Friction Welding's Capabilities

This video from American Friction Welding provides a brief overview of the capabilities that they have including the ability to join large section, tubular section, dissimilar metals and automated processing.

The Clemex CMT Automated Microhardness Testing Machine

The Clemex CMT is an automated microhardness testing machine that can operate in Vickers or Knoop testing modes. Operation can be fully automatic thanks to PC control and image analysis software.

Interview with Andrew Webster, MD, Brown McFarlane, International Business

This video features an interview with Brown McFarlane’s Managing Director: International Business, Andrew Webster. He has an experience of more than 25 years in the steel industry.

Using Recycled Plastic and Rubber in Steel Making - An Environmentally Friendly Technology

A video clip showing the innovative Australian technology transforming household plastic and rubber waste into steel. The technology has positive environmental implications through reducing landfill. The trechnology also reduces energy consumption in the electric arc furnace in the steel making process.

Interview with David Smith of Brown McFarlane

This video features an interview with David Smith, Product Manager for stainless steel plate at Brown McFarlane. David talks about Brown McFarlane’s range of products and services.

What is a Steel Stockyard? From Corus

Ever wandered what a steel stockyard is and what it looks like ? This video clip describe and show what a steel stockyard is and how long 3000 tons of steel can keep the fabrication line going for.

Pressing Powders - Compacting Metal Powders in Powder Metallurgy

A video clip animation showing the process by which powders are compacted in the powder metallurgy process. The animation demonstrates the automated process used to produce green powder compacts.

How Self Passivation Protects Stainless Steels

An easy to understand explanation of how self passivation works and how it protects stainless steels.

Coating of Fabricated Steel and Structural Components - Decorative and Functional Coatings

This video clip from Corus shows the coating of fabricated steel members for building and construction applications. Decorative and functional coatings are applied once fabrication is complete. The types of coatings are dictated by design regulations and architectural demands. Intumescent coatings are detailed. View Video

Stainless Steel - The Different Types of Corrosion Experienced by Stainless Steel

A video clip showing different types of corrosion of stainless steel. This video clip provides a graphical prsentation on the different types of corrosion that affect stainless steels.

The Search for Natural Resources - Copper, Iron Ore, Potash, Diamonds and Uranium

A video clip from Rio Tinto demonstrating the process of mine and natural resource exploration. They talk about materials such as copper, iron ore, potash, uranium, diamonds, coal in places such as America, Africa, Argentina, Canada and Australia. They also address the aspect of sustainability.

Analyzing Gun Shot Residue (GSR) Using the ASPEX GSR Analyzer SEM System

The ASPEX GSRTM Analyzer dates back to the late 60’s forensic laboratories in London started to use Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM) for the manual detection and analysis of Gun Shot Residue (GSR) particles on a routine basis. Forty years later, SEMs are still used in laboratories world wide for the automated detection of GSR particles.

Interview with Barry Morse, CEO, Brown McFarlane

This video shows an interview featuring Chief Executive Officer of Brown McFarlane, Barry Morse. Barry oversees all the U.K. and overseas business units of the Brown McFarlane Group.

Nickel - Supply, Demand and Applications

A video clip from Finmetal showing the essential use of nickel in stainless steel, the diverse applications nickel has on our everyday life and nickel being one of the essential metal for industrial expansion in today's modern countries.

The Bruker XRD Tracer Turbo SD Handheld Portable XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence) Analyzer

The Bruker AXS Tracer Turbo SD, incorporating the silicon drift detector is demonstrated. It can analyze both ferrous alloys and light alloys, with this demomstration including a stainless steel and aluminium aloy. The instrument is suited to metals analysis, such as scrap metal sorting.

Producing Hot Rolled Steel

This video produced by Corus describes in detail the hot rolling process for steels. There is emphasis on the hot rolling equipment used to produce various profiles and how it can be used to produce profiles with high degrees of accuracy.