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  • Article - 7 May 2002
    Niobium is also commonly known as columbium. Its occurrence, key properties and applications as an element and in the form of alloys and compounds are all covered.
  • Article - 30 Jul 2001
    Iron is one of the cheapest and most abundant, useful and important of all metals. It is used in alloy steels, construction, buliding, manufacturing, magnets and automotive industries.
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Magnesium is the lightest engineering metal. It is reasonably tough and is the easiest of the metals to be machined. Its main uses are as an alloying element for nonferrous metals, pyrotechnics,...
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Molybdenum is silvery-white, very hard refractory metal, however, it is softer and more ductile than tungsten and is readily worked or drawn into very fine wire. Primary uses are as an alloying...
  • Article - 23 Jul 2001
    Uranium is a heavy, silver-white metal resembling nickel. It is malleable, ductile, slightly paramagnetic and pyrophoric when finely divided. Its main uses are as a nuclear fuel, radioactive isotope...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Beryllium is a high melting point metal with low density. It is commonly alloyed with copper, aluminium and nickel. Other applications include aerospace, gyroscopes, radiation detectors and other...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Bismuth is one of few metals that increase in volume upon solidification. It is the most diamagnetic of metals and has the second lowest thermal conductivity. Uses are catalysts, fire protection,...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Cadmium is carcinogenic and compunds of cadmium are known to be toxic. It is used in solders, as an alloying element and electroplating. Cadmium compounds are used for pigments, televisions and...
  • Article - 29 Jul 2001
    Nickel is a silvery-white metal. It is hard, malleable, ductile and to an extent ferromagnetic. It has a fair electrical and thermal conductivity. Principal uses are as an alloying element for ferrous...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Calcium is a hard alkaline earth metal and is the fifth most abundant in the Earth’s crust. It is used as cleanser and deoxidiser for non-ferrous metals, an alloying element and a 'getter'. Calcium...