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  • Article - 15 Oct 2002
    Iridium competes for the title of the densest material known to man. It is hard and brittle and is also one of the most corrosion resistant metals known. Its occurrence, properties and applications...
  • Article - 14 Oct 2002
    Manganese is an important alloying additive for ferrous and non-ferrous alloys imparting many beneficial properties. Sources, production, allotropes, properties and applications of manganese and some...
  • Article - 12 Sep 2002
    The discover, occurence and production of yttrium are outlined. Key properties are covered and applications of the pure metal and important ytrrium-containing compounds are described. A detialed...
  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Gallium is one of only three metals that can exist as a liquid at room temperature. It can exhibit superconducting properties and expands upon freezing. It is used in thermometers, solders,...
  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Gadolinium is a lanthanide element that is ferromagnetic, ductile and malleable. It is relatively stable in dry air, but will oxidise in moist air. It has the highest thermal neutron capture of any...
  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Erbium is a soft and malleable member of the lanthanide series of elements. It finds application in nuclear and metallurgical industries as well as a pigment for glasses and glazes.
  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Dysprosium is a soft metal belonging to the actinide series of elements. It is used in magnetic alloys, microwave devices, nuclear control applications, lasers and as a source of infrared radiation.
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Cerium is the most abundant of the rare earth metals. It is malleable and oxidises readily at room temperature. It is used in pyrophoric alloys for cigarette lighters and in the making of some...
  • Article - 12 Apr 2001
    This article outlines the effects on steel of the addition of elements including chromium, nickel, vanadium, molybdenum, tungsten, boron, cobalt, titanium, aluminium, manganese, and silicon.
  • Article - 13 Feb 2003
    Zinc's abubdance, extraction, applications and properties are all outlined. Mechanical, physical, electrical, thermal and atomic properties are all included.